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Gir Forest national park - Things to Know Before Visiting

Khodiyar Nagar, Savar Kundla, Gujarat 364515, India

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About Gir Forest national park

Gir Forest national park also known as Sasan Gir, is a forest and wildlife sanctuary near Talala Gir in Gujarat, India Which is very much popular for their lion population. The best time to visit Gir comes between the months of December to March. Though, April and May are very hot but considered as the best months for wildlife viewing and photography.

Attractions Near Gir Forest national park

Kalapi Museum
Kalapi Museum44.35km from Gir Forest national park

A museum has been set up in the present Lathi town, where visitors can gather more information about Kavi Kalapi's life and the history of Gohilwad Kingdom. Lathi is a town with a municipality in the Amreli district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Sursinhji Takhtasinhji Gohil (1874–1900), popularly known by his pen name, Kalapi was a poet and the royal of Lathi state in Gujarat. He lived in Lathi-Gohilwad, which is located in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat.

Shatrunjaya54.03km from Gir Forest national park

Shatrunjaya also spelled Shetrunjaya are hills located by the city of Palitana, in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, India. They are situated on the banks of the Shetrunji River at an elevation of 164 feet above sea level. These hills have similarities to other hills where Jain temples have been built in Bihar, Gwalior, Mount Abu and Girnar

Palitana Temples
Palitana Temples59.09km from Gir Forest national park

Palitana temples of Jainism are located on Shatrunjaya hill by the city of Palitana in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, India. The city of the same name, known previously as Padliptapur, has been dubbed "City of Temples". Shatrunjaya means a "place of victory against inner enemies" or "which conquers inner enemies".

Harshad Mata Temple Dwarka
Harshad Mata Temple Dwarka63.26km from Gir Forest national park

Harsidhdhi Temple, at the Border of Halar and Sorath, is the temple of Shri Lord Krishna’s as well as king Vikramaditya’s kuldevi. Harsidhdhi Temple is located at the sea coast of Halar, Gandhavi Village and coastline of Medhakhadi. Located upon Koyla Dungar, the Harsidhdhi temple is from Chalukaya Kal. Aarti is extremely extraordinary.

Dhareswar mahadev temple
Dhareswar mahadev temple66.08km from Gir Forest national park

This is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the Amreli district of Gujarat. This is a historically important place in Amreli. A lot of people are visiting this place day by day.

Kamleshwar Dam
Kamleshwar Dam67.23km from Gir Forest national park

officially known as the Hiran-I Dam, is a rock-fill embankment dam on the Hiran River. The dam is located within the Gir Forest National Park and was completed in 1959 for irrigation purposes. The reservoir created by the dam is known for its bird and crocodile populations.

Where is Gir Forest national park

Discover More Attractions in Amreli, Where Gir Forest national park Is Located

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Amreli District is named after the city name Amreli, which is the district headquarter. Amreli is a confluence of vast sea coast having different types of marine biodiversity and gir forest area having the roars of gir lions, which are available nowhere in the world.