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Top Choice Museum in Gondal

Naulakha Museum

This eclectic museum in the old part of town is housed in a beautiful, 260-year-old riverside royal palace that was built in a mixture of styles, with striking gargoyles and delicate stone carvings. It shows royal a…
Historic Building in Gondal

Shri Bhuvaneshwari Aushadhashram

Founded in 1910 by Gondal’s royal physician, this ayurvedic pharmacy manufactures ayurvedic medicines and it’s possible to see all the weird machinery involved, as well as buy medicines for treating hair loss, verti…
Museum in Gondal

Vintage & Classic Car Collection

This is the royal collection of cars – 32 impressive vehicles, from a 1907 car made by the New Engine Company Acton and a 1935 vintage Mercedes saloon to racing cars raced by the present maharaja. Most are still in …
Workshop in Gondal

Udhyog Bharti Khadi Gramodyog

A large khadi (homespun cloth) workshop where women work spinning cotton upstairs, while downstairs embroidered salwar kameez (traditional dresslike tunic and trouser combination for women) and saris are on sale.
Temple in Gondal

Swaninarayan Temple

Moderately interesting Swaninarayan Temple, owned by the wealthy Swaninarayan sect, is a white, 19th-century building built on land donated by the maharaja, with an attached farm.