Destination Details
Destination:   BHAVNAGAR
Destination Type:   History, Arts & Culture
City:   Bhavnagar
Country:   India
Hotels in Bhavnagar

 

Bhavnagar lies in the southeast corner of the peninsular region of Gujarat known as Kathiawad or Saurashtra. Once the capital of a princely state, Bhavnagar is home to several lakes and temples.

For the tourist, Bhavnagar serves as a convenient base to visit the Jain temples at Palitana on the Shatrunjaya hills and the Velvadar Sanctuary, the home of the famous Indian Black buck.

Founded in 1743 A.D., by Bhavsinhji Gohil, on the site of a small village of Vadva, near the creek, Bhavnagar was once a flourishing port. Today, however the only activities related to the sea near Bhavnagar take place at the port of Ghogha and at Alang, which is also, Asia's largest ship breaking facility.

Air - Various domestic airlines connect Bhavnagar with Mumbai and Surat.

Rail It is on the Western Railway Line. It is 761 kms. from Mumbai via Ahmedabad and 788 kms. via Viramgam.

Road - State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect various centres of Gujarat. It is situated 791 kms. from Mumbai via Ahmedabad and 200 kms. from Ahmedabad via Sihor.

 

Air - Various domestic airlines connect Bhavnagar with Mumbai and Surat.

Rail It is on the Western Railway Line. It is 761 kms. from Mumbai via Ahmedabad and 788 kms. via Viramgam.

Road - State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect various centres of Gujarat. It is situated 791 kms. from Mumbai via Ahmedabad and 200 kms. from Ahmedabad via Sihor.

 

Visit Blackbuck National Park, Nilambag Palace & Palitana Temples

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