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Uparkot is a fort located in east side of Junagadh in Gujarat. It is one of the oldest fort in India.

It is on the foothills of Girnar hill during reign of the Maurya Empire and continued to be used during Gupta period, but it lost its importance when the capital of Saurashtra region was moved from Junagadh to Vallabhi by Maitraka.

The fort has Buddhist influences right from 2nd century AD. However, the fort origins is believed to be from 300 BC.

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Parking Difficulty : Mild
Walking Needed : For 400 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 8.00 AM to 6:00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Umbrella
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Junagadh Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Rajkot Airport
Nearest National Highway : SH151
Nearest Landmark : Near Bhavnath Taleti Road

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