Top things to do in Gondal

Top Choice Museum in Gondal

Naulakha Museum

This eclectic collection of museums is housed in a beautiful 260-year-old riverside palace that was built in a mixture of styles, with striking gargoyles and delicate stone carvings. A full ticket includes entry to …
Historic Building in Gondal

Shri Bhuvaneshwari Aushadhashram

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

Royal Vintage & Classic Car Collection

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

Riverside Garden Restaurant

In the stately grounds of the Riverside Palace, this large, new, glass-walled (but cool within) garden restaurant offers thalis and other Gujarati meals fit for a maharaja. Fortunately, the smartly turned-out waiter…
Workshop in Gondal

Udyog Bharti Khadi Gramodyog

Women spin cotton upstairs at this large khadi (homespun cloth) workshop, while downstairs embroidered salwar kameez (traditional dress-like 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.