ABOUT CITY
Demographics
As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Junagadh had a population of 168,686. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Junagadh has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 67%. In Junagadh, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Events
Shivratri Mela - At the foot of Girnar mountain (Talati) in month of MAHA 9 starts on mela for next five days. About ten thousand people visit.
Girnar Prikrama:- Starts from kartik 11 to 15 thousand people. The periferi of Girnar hills on foot about 40 km. Enjoy the religious and natural beauty.
ASHOK SHILALEKH:- A stone of Samrat Ashoka

City
The city of Junagadh is located at the foot of the Girnar hills. Literally translated, its name means "Old Fort".



SAKKARBAG Zoo - oldest in Gujarat 3rd oldest in India. Gir lions are bred and supplied to other zoos.
Museum - In the same premises of zoo. Rare specimens of art furniture, stuffed animals, ancient coins, Persian Sanskrit inscriptions and various other articles of interest.
MAKABARA - Nawabs were buried. Fine specimen of medieval structure.
NARSINH MEHTA CHORO - This place is said to be one where the great poet saint and reformer NARSINH MEHTA used to hold his assemblies of discovers in 15th century.
UPPERKOT - Old then 7th century. Again discovered in 10th century & reformed. The cave, navghan kuva, adichadi vav, kothar, dhaka bari, Egypt cast cannon nilam & kadanal.
DARBAR HALL MUSEUM - Picture gallery , taxtiles, arms gallery, the kacheri, the hall which was used by Nawabs of Junagadh to hold their darbar.
EDICTS OF ASHOK - Uneven rock with a circumference of 75 feet & 12 feet height edits in Brahmi script.
GAYATRI MANDIR - On the way to girnar talati a beautiful temple.
SONAPUR - Where many statues of saints are erected.
DOMADAR KUND - Build in 500 a.d. often reconstructed kund (water reservoir) is a check dam.
Temple of Damodar Lalaji.
GIRNAR The Mountain - 5 km. From the junagadh city has five principle peaks. Third one GORAKHNATH is highest at 3661 ft above sea level. The area of hills is approx 100 km. To ascend the hills a stepaway is build UPPER KOT certainly worth seeing jain tamples. Spots to visit Bhimkund, Satpuda, Gaumukhi Ganga, Pathar chati, Bhairavjap, Bharatvan Sheshavan, Hanumandhara. The peak of Ambaji height 3330ft. famous temple of Ambaji. The Gorakhnath peak – the highest peak of Girnar mountain. Kamandal kund; stepway diverts between Gorakhnath and Datatray. Datatray - The path is difficult on the top of the peak is small temple on the padukas of Guru Datatray.
Datar Hills - 2779 feet high stepway is built for going up shrine of Jamiyalshah Datar.
Science Museum - Gujarat’s first and the only private science museum. More than 60 working science projects based on science facts. Which can be operated by visitors. Worth visiting attached one small aquarium and evening open air garden restaurant garden café serves south Indian and Punjabi dishes since 1981.
Shree Swaminarayan Temple - On jawahar road, build in 1826-28 a.d. A magnificent temple and noble structure of 77 feet height.
Willingdon Dam - Near the foot of Datar hill the three sides and a garden in front it affords an enchanting view.
Motibag - The best garden the campus of agricultural university and botanical garden.
Mujkund Caves - Famous place where Krishna ran and came from mathura after which he was named as Ranchod Rai


 
     
  Lioness with cub in Gir Nationa Park   Jain Temple Girnar  
     
  Girnar   Budhhist Cave  
     
  Upper Kot Fort   Upper Kot Fort  
     
  Navanghan Well   Ashoka Silalekh  
     
  Ashoka Silalekh   Makabara  
     
  Girnar   Narshi Chock  
     
  Upper Kot Fort Water Plant   Upper Kot Fort  
     
  Upper Kot Fort   Upstairs Of Upper Kot Fort Garden  
     
  Upper Kot Fort   Upper Kot Fort  
     
  Navratri Garbi   Navratri Garba  
     
  Navratri Beda Ras   Makabara  
     
  Junagadh City  

Civilians

 
     
  Upper Kot Fort   Damodar Kund  
     
  Makabara   Upper Kot Fort Cannon