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3 Monuments to explore in Junagadh

Junagadh

Junagadh is situated at the foot of Mount Girnar. Junagadh has the Arabian sea to its southwest, Porbandar to its north and Amreli to its east

Ashoka Rock Edict
Ashoka Rock EdictTaleti Rd, Tabudi Vav, Mullawada, Bhavnath, Gujarat 362004, India

On the way to Girnar Hill, one will see a huge white colour building that houses fourteen edicts of Emperor Ashoka. The edicts are dating back to 250 BC and were re-discovered by James Todd. Edicts exhibited in the building are carved out of large granite stones with inscriptions written on it in ancient languages like Pali and Brahmi. Inscriptions on the stones tell about the philosophy of Ashok-respect for all religions, developing a positive attitude.

Baba Pyare Caves
Baba Pyare CavesMullawada, Junagadh, Gujarat 362001, India

Baba pyare caves are an example of ancient man-made caverns. The caves are a part of the Junagadh Buddhist Cave Groups situated in the eastern part of Junagadh of the Indian state of Gujarat. Bava Pyara caves contains artworks of both Buddhism and Jainism.

Buddhist Caves of Khapra Kodiya
Buddhist Caves of Khapra KodiyaMullawada, Junagadh, Gujarat 362001, India

Buddhist Caves of Khapra Kodiya are part of the Junagadh Buddhist Cave Group. They are the oldest of the caves in the group. The caves, on the basis of scribbles and short cursive letters on the wall, are dated to 3rd-4th century BCE during the Emperor Ashoka’s rule and are the plainest of all the caves in the groups

Map of Monuments to explore in Junagadh