Rajkot is also a centre for the world famous Gujarati handlooms and handicrafts. As for its cuisine, food from Gujarat is famous for its sweet and sour flavour as well as its snacks and sweets. Rajkot offers the finest in this cuisine. There is also the anticipation and excitement of its festivals. All in all, Rajkot is a place you would be hard-pressed to miss when looking for exciting places to visit.
Population: About 1,002,160
Climate:Rajkot is generally pleasant but summer temperatures hit as high as 42 degrees and extend from March to June. Monsoons are from July to September and can sometimes be accompanied by strong winds and heavy rain along with cyclonic storms in May and June.
Main Language(s): Gujarati, Hindi and English
Time Zone: GMT + 05:30
Phone Area Code: 0281
Best Time To Visit: October to February are the best times to make a trip to Rajkot.
Airport Distance from City Center: 2 kms
Taxi Rates from Airport to City: Private taxis service available for Rs. 60 to Rs. 70 approx. to city centre.
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