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Jamnagar Travel Guide

Jamnagar is city of Gujarat state of India located on the western coast of India in the Saurashtra region. It is fifth largest city of Gujarat and largest city on the westernmost side of India. It is located 337 km away from Gandhinagar. The modern look of the city was initially given by Jam Saheb Shri Ranjitsinhji, who actual built the city with all the modern infrastructure of that era during his reign during 1920s. The city was thereafter developed by Jam Saheb Shri Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji in the 1940, when it was part of the Princely state of Nawanagar.
Jamnagar houses marine National Park, the only marine Sanctuary in India, famous for beautiful Marble Jain temples, various ancient temples and many more sites. It is also known as 'Brass City', since it houses more than 5,000 large-scale and 10,000 small-scale workshops manufacturing brass items. Jamnagar is known as 'World's Oil City' because the world's biggest oil refinery, belonging to Reliance Industries, and a smaller one belonging to Essar Oil are located in Jamnagar.

Jamnagar houses Airport which is connected via Mumbai, also houses Railway station connected well with major cities and great bus facilities are provided by Jamnagar city.

Tourist Attractions in Jamnagar

  • Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary