Bhavnagar was founded by Bhavsinhji Gohil in 1743 and was the capital of a princely state before the independence of India. Today, it is a flourishing port on the Gulf of Khambhat and an important commercial and industrial centre.
Bhavnagar Tourism Information
Beautiful picnic spot. There is a well laid out garden nearby.
It is perched atop a hill and affords a beautiful view.
It was established in 1895 and exhibits a rich collection of old weapons, armour and coins. The library has a rich collection of books.
Bhavnagar Tour Information
It is one of the most important Jain pilgrim centres in the country. On the sacred Shatrunjaya hill, 863 exquisite temples were built over an impressive span of 900 years. The temple dedicated to Lord Adishwara, the first Jain tirthankar is considered to be the most sacred shrine on the hill. Other important temples are of Kumarpal, Vimalshah, Choumukh etc. Near the shrine of Adishwara is a dargah of Angar Pir, where unfertile women offer miniature cradles. Palitana is well connected by rail and road.
Bhavnagar Distance Guide
|Bhavnagar||Gandhi Nagar||222 Km|