Situated at the confluence of Rangmati and Nagmati, Jamnagar is an industrial city in Gujarat where you see many big buildings and forts that every Gujarati is proud of and an integral part of history, which has shaped the vast culture of Gujarat. Has played a big role and was founded in 1540 AD by Jam Rawal.
The original name of this city was Nawavanagar which was later changed to Jamnagar and has beautiful lakes, a stunning beach and a repository ofancientstructures. Kotha Garh, Lakhota Fort, Crowd Bhanjan Temple, Dhupghadi, Jamsahab Mahal, Bohra Hazira, ShantinathTempleand Bet Dwarka Beach are the major tourist destinations here.
Most of the city s monuments were built during the reign of Maharaja Kumar Sri Ranjitsinhji in the 1920s. The city is also an important religious center where its landscape is visible with many temples. It is also known as Chhoti Kashi. It also has factories like Essar Oil which is a major refinery in the country.
The temple of Harsiddhi Devi is prominent in the ancient and important shrines of Ujjain Nagar. Harsiddhi Devi was worshipped by Emperor Vikramaditya at this temple, a little farther from the Chintaman Ganesh Temple and on the banks of the Rudrasagar pond. Harsiddhi Devi vaishnava sect was adorable. According to Shivpurana, the elbow of Sati fell here after the efficient sacrificial fire.