- Savor ice cream at an old favorite establishment
Shree Shakti Vijay Patel Soda Factory, an old brand with a list of tasty flavors in different styles, is a beloved establishment in Rajkot. Started in 1933, the ice cream parlor continues to attract people from across the city and around the world. It has such an old-school décor that having an ice cream is a memorable experience.
- Go wild at Fun World
You will be able to find the funniest activities in Gujarat at Fun World, a famous amusement park attracting people of all ages. It offers many types of entertainment like a hall of mirrors, riding a horror house, carousels, and a food court. This park also holds summer camps and competitions.
- Have a blast at Krishna Water Park
Krishna Water Park is a complex that offers not only rides and slides but also accommodation for travelers. The same as Fun World, Krishna Water Park is for both kids and adults so that the whole family can have an amazing time together. It also contains a marriage hall with a big sense of fun and adventure for couples.
- Spend time at Aji Dam
One of the most interesting things to do in Rajkot is to visit Aji Dam, especially if you enjoy being surrounded by greenery but don’t want a hike. Aji Dam is another ideal destination in Rajkot for the whole family due to its seating areas, manicured gardens, and a children’s playground. You can make your time in Aji Dam more memorable by packing and enjoying a picnic amidst the picturesque surroundings.
- Hike up Osam Hill
Hiking is a good way to explore Rajkot’s natural beauty and there’s no better place to do this than Osam Hill, Patanvav. The Pandavas is believed to have stayed here during their exile, so Osam Hill has religious significance. The Pandavas’ fort is now in ruins and you can explore it when getting to the top. According to legend, the hill is also the meeting place between Bhima and Hidimbi. You should stay here until sunset to watch the sky turning into a kaleidoscope of colors.
- Picnic at Lal Pari Lake
Another ideal place for a picnic in Rajkot is Lal Pari Lake. It’s located some kilometers from the city and far from the noise. It’s a favorite location for migratory birds so there are many opportunities to see species like rosy pastors, wigeons, and purple moorhens.
- Browse the markets
You can find some great buys and souvenirs in the markets of Rajkot. Among the oldest markets here, Bangdi Bazaar is the perfect shopping place for jewelry and garments while Gujari Bazar sells numerous odds and ends. You never know what you may find if you miss it!