Top things to do in Rajkot

Workshop in Rajkot

Mayur Patola Art

Rajkot has quickly developed a Patola-weaving industry. This skill comes from Patan, and is a tortuous process that involves dyeing each thread before it's woven. However, in Patan both the warp and weft threads are…
Cultural in Rajkot

Tarnetar Fair

In the month of Bhadra, the Trineteshwar Temple at Tarnetar, 65km northeast of Rajkot, hosts this colourful fair, an opportunity for tribal men and women to find spouses. It can attract upwards of 100,000 people. Gu…
Multicuisine in Rajkot


Mexican, Italian, felafel, baked potatoes, parathas (thick flatbread with stuffings such as vegetables or paneer) and South Indian are served in a clean, brightly decorated, well-air-conditioned cafe that's hugely p…
Multicuisine in Rajkot


The very good, round-the-clock coffee shop at the Imperial Palace does everything from Mediterranean and lasagne to sizzlers and South Indian – all without meat.
Museum in Rajkot

Watson Museum

The Watson Museum is named after Colonel John Watson, a political agent (administrator) in the 1880s who gathered many historical artefacts and documents from around Saurashtra. It’s a jumbled and ramshackle attic o…
Historic Building in Rajkot

Kaba Gandhi No Delo

This is the house where Gandhi lived from the age of six (while his father was diwan of Rajkot), and it features many photos of the family and lots of interesting information on Gandhi's life. The mahatma’s passion …
Ice Cream in Rajkot

Shree Shakti Vijay Patel Soda Factory

Sit in a booth and treat yourself to a few scoops at this old-school ice-cream and soda shop, with mirrored walls and pictures of previous generations of the owner’s family. The cold coffee with ice cream hits the s…
Market in Rajkot

Fruit & Vegetable Market

Busy produce market.