Marasa Sarovar Portico, Rajkot

Getting There

By Air
Daily multiple flights to Mumbai are served by Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and other carriers. Direct Flights from abroad arrive at the regional International Airport in Ahmedabad, the capital of the Gujarat state, 216 kms from Rajkot. Sarovar Portico is 3.5 kms from the domestic airport.

 By Rail
Rajkot Railway Station is the main railway junction of Saurashtra (region). Trains for all the major cities of India are available from here. Sarovar Portico is 3 kms from the railway station.

By Road
The Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) runs regular buses to and from Rajkot to other cities of Gujarat. Rajkot is well connected with Gujarat State Highways, National Highway 8 and the East-West Corridor. There are a number of private bus operators connecting the city with Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and other states of India.

Rajkot Local Information:
Rajkot, located on the bank of river Aji, is the 4th largest city in the state of Gujarat. The city is home to several small scale manufacturing units and is also known for its watch parts, silk embroidery and jewelry markets. Rajkot was named in honor of its co-founder, Sunni Muslim Raju Sandhi and is renowned for one of the largest gold markets in India. Well known companies which are located in the city of Rajkot include Amul Industries, Prashant Castings (P) Ltd, Topland Engines etc. With the setting up of multinational companies and call centers, the city is soon becoming an IT and software hub.

Places to visit include:

Rotary Dolls Museum: It houses more than 1400 dolls from across the world. Each doll in this museum depicts the various cultures and traditions that people from across the globe follow.

Kaba Gandhi No Delo, the childhood residence of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi it showcases various belongings and pictures of him. Watson museum, situated in close proximity to the hotel it is one of the oldest museum in Saurashtra and also one of the largest museums in the state of Gujarat. It displays a unique collection of coins and archeological items. The museum named in memory of Colonel John Watson also exhibits various artifacts from Mohenjodaro and costumes and designs of local tribes.

Jagat Mandir: Believed to be built almost 2500 years ago it is one of the most sacred places in Rajkot. This beautiful temple built in red stone famous for its carvings was built to worship lord Krishna.

Aji River and Dam is a beautiful place to visit when touring the city of Rajkot. Situated at about 8 kms from the hotel, this is the main source of supply for water in the city.