Rajkot is famous commercial and industrial city of Saurashtra. Rajkot was once the capital of the princely state of Saurashtra. Rajkot is famous for its jewellery market, handicrafts and bandhani. Mahatma Gandhi spent the early years of his life in Rajkot. He did his schooling from Alfred High School, now known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi High School.
Lakes around Aji dam and Nardi is the main attraction for tourist. Kaba Gandhi no Delo - Gandhiji's home, Watson Museum in Jubilee Garden, picnic spot Lal Pan Lake And Randerda, palace of Wankaner, Rashtriya Shala are another major attraction.