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Jubilee Garden Rajkot

Jubilee Garden in Rajkot is the key attraction for travelers and popular among the visitors of all age groups. Jubilee garden is keenly maintained keeping natural and atmospherically demands in good health. The garden is centrally located in the city of Rajkot. The plus point of Jubilee garden is that many chief tourists’ attractions are nearby. Children and adults of all age group visit jubilee garden Rajkot for amusement parks and prefer to spend their time with nature, family and close friends in freedom.

People of Rajkot visit Jubilee Garden for morning and evening walk, to meet and sit with friends in the park and enjoy a beautiful time.

Brief History

Rajkot was founded by the then ruler of Sardhar in 1608 A.D. on the west bank of Aji River. Rajkot has been under many different rulers since it was founded. Rajkot has a long history and played a significant part in Indian independence movement. Mahatma Gandhi spent the early years of his life here. Rajkot is the 4th largest city of Gujarat.

The Watson Museum is situated in the Jubilee Garden of Rajkot. This museum was established in 1888 and is dedicated to Colonel James Watson, who was a political agent of Saurashtra. Afterwards an enormous garden was developed and named as Jubilee by colonial Rulers. Jubilee Garden is no less than a frivolous site where children and people of all age groups can take benefits from tasting different sorts of delicious cuisines, courageous rides, relax on the patches of green.


Jubilee Garden, an enormous garden, is studded with eye catching trees and pathways. It is really an electrifying garden illustrious for its natural environment which is decorated with green and thus leaves the bystanders amazed. The beauty and attraction of Jubilee Garden lie in its beautiful laid pathways, the swings and the trees. Local “Chevdo” chutney is another main attraction and is prepared by assimilating the flakes of rice and pea nuts along with the vitality that is especially added to give a rough aftertaste to it. “Chickee” is the other food item famous among the locals. ‘Chickee’ is really delicious as its essence is topped up by using nuts.

The winter season becomes more exciting, live and attracts more visitors, bird watchers due to the coming of the winter birds in this area and also enhances the overall beauty. The magnificent time to rejoice is the winters when the prettiness of this Jubilee Garden is at its top and appears more thriving with shrubbery and blossoming plants.
Connaught Hall, located prominently in the center of the garden is a European architecture marvel.

Other Notable Points of interest in and around the Garden are mentioned below:

Watson Museum in Jubilee Gardens , Rajkot

This museum, regarded amongst the 7 finest museums located across the Saurashtra region, houses a huge collection of ancient and traditional artifacts, also exhibiting the cultural heritage of Saurashtra. Main exhibits displayed here include 13th century carvings, tribal costumes, temple statues, silverwares, ancient coins and other objects from the colonial period. Its major attraction is a huge marble statue of Queen Victoria.

The Rotary Dolls Museum

The Rotary Dolls Museum has a collection of more than 1,400 unique dolls from all over India.

Lang Library

The Lang Library and the G.T. Sheth Library collect thousands of documents and books covering every period of Rajkot and Saurashtra history.

Amusement Parks

The amusement parks in the Jubilee Garden attract both adults and children. People can spend a nice time trying out the rides, relaxing with family and friends and eating at the food courts.

Kaba Gandhi

The house, built in 1880 with typical Saurastra style, where father of father of the nation lived, while serving as Diwan of Rajkot state. Mahatma Gandhi himself enjoyed some part of his childhood here.


An NGO maintained planetarium and science center took shape in 1992 where the children see and learn movements and positions of planets and their influences on earth and nature with the help of videos and sound shows.

How to Reach

By Train

Rajkot is railway junctions and trains are there for all important destinations in Gujarat and other Indian cities like Delhi, Cochin, Bhopal and Trivandrum etc. Rajkot is also connected to Veraval with a meter-gauge line.

By Air

Rajkot city has its own domestic airport, about 10km away, with all key air links to major Indian cities like Mumbai.

By Road

Rajkot is an important city of Gujarat and roads infrastructure is good enough to connect it by deluxe buses and state transport buses from number of cities of Gujarat. The adjoining state of Rajasthan, Udaipur, is well connected with state transports of both the states.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Rajkot is September to March when the climates is extremely suitable. During winter the Jubilee Garden of Rajkot looks more beautiful with the flowers and trees in full bloom.

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