Moti Baug is a garden stretched across an area of 2,485 hectares, which includes the 754.62 hectares of land that is the campus of the Agricultural University of Junagadh and Botanical Garden.
Moti Baug is known for its verdant greenery and lush gardens. It was built by Nawab Muhammad Mahabat Khanji III of Junagadh in the memory of his dog Moti. In the year 1960, a part of this garden was used to establish Junagadh Agriculture College. The garden is stretched across an area of 2,485 hectares, which includes the 754.62 hectares of Agricultural University of Junagadh campus and Botanical Garden. Presently, the entire area of this garden is divided into 17 sub-centers and is the source of employment to almost 1500 people.
The park boasts of wide variety of shrubs and flowering plants. Apart from the land portion, there is a lake inside Moti Baug called Pari Talav which offers a surreal view of the entire garden. Moti Baug has a very peaceful environment which cannot be visible everywhere else within the metropolis. It is quite common to spot people in the morning hours going for morning walk and jogging. There are numerous play areas and resting regions where one can spend some time with family & friends.
How to get there
By Road: Private and state bus services are available from different junctions in the state.
By Rail: The town has a railway station that is connected to major cities in Gujarat.
By Air: The closest airports to Junagadh are Keshod (40 km) Porbandar (104 km) and Rajkot (105.3 km).