Rakjot is quite a very beautiful and picturesque city and also the administrative headquarters of the Rajkot District. Rajkot was founded by Thakur Saheb Vibhaji Ajoji Jadeja of the Jadeja clan in the year 1612. The great Indian Leader, Mahatma Gandhi spent his early years in Rajkot during which time his father was a Diwan to one of the Saurastra Nawab.
Rajkot is quite well known for its Gold purity. It possesses one of the largest Gold Market called as 'Soni Bazar.
There are an endless number of Tourist Attractions in Rajkot. Every year thousands of tourists from every corner of the world and from all over India come and visit the picturesque city of Rajkot. The Tourist Attractions in Rajkot include Shri Ranchhoddas Ashram, Swaminarayan Temple, Race Course, BAPS Swaminarayan Temple, Kaba Gandhi No Delo, Rajkumar College, Aji Dam, Ramakrishna Aashram, Ishwariya Temple, Watson Museum, Mukti Dhama, Jagat Mandir, Jubilee Garden, Rotary Midtown Dolls' Museum, Rashtriya Shala, Yagnik Road, Alfred School/Mohandas Gandhi Vidyalaya, Wankaner, Lal Pan Lake and Randerda, Morvi and the list goes on and on.