Ahmedabad, the 7th largest city of India, Manchester of the East, Commercial Capital of Gujarat with 20% of the country's total industrial output, is the most industrialized state in India. Its cities are Surat known as Diamond city of India and famous for mouth watering Surati Food; Vadodara or Baroda known as Sanskari Nagari or Cultured City, Jamnagar is famous for the largest grass root refinery complex.
Gujarat is home to several architectural marvels, witnesses of its glorious history, pilgrim centers for many faiths and land of several mythological and historical figures like the legendary Krishna and Mahatma Gandhi the apostle of non-violence. The Winters are mild, pleasant, and dry with average daytime temperatures around 83 °F (29 °C) and nights around 53 °F (12 °C) with 100 percent sunny days and clear nights. The Summers are extremely hot and dry with day temperatures around 115 °F (46 °C) and at night no lower than 90 °F (34 °C) with sunshine.
Gujarat offers a wide range of the most spectacular attractions which includes some fine beaches like those of Ahmedpur-Mandvi, Kutch-Mandvi, Chorwad and Gopnath. The coast was also a historical centre with interesting Portuguese forts, shore temples, princely port cities and beach palaces. Some famous museums of Gujarat include Vadodara Museum, Vadodara; Maharaja Fatehsingh Museum, Vadodara; Gandhi Museum, Bhavnagar; Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Ahmedabad; and Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad. The famous national parks of Gujarat are Marine National Park, Gir National Park and Black Buck National Park. Gujarat is also famous for sanctuaries all over the world like Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary, Thol Wildlife Sanctuary and Porbandar Bird Sanctuar.