Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar city is a coastal region in the state of Gujarat. It is the second largest in terms of area in Bhavnagar district. This beautiful city houses some old temples, beautiful beach, old port, a serenity filled river and several other things to look out for. Major Bhavnagar attractions include Blackbuck National Park which houses rare varieties of Blackbuck deer with numerous other animals as well as birds. The old port of the city is used for import and export of products from numerous nations. Small River known as Kansara Nala also flows through the city.

Bhavnagar is situated 198 km from the state capital Gandhinagar and also to the west of the Gulf of Khambhat. It has always been an important city for trade with many large and small scale industries along with the world's largest ship-breaking yard, Alang located 50 km away. Bhavnagar is also famous for its version of the popular Gujarati snack 'Ganthiya'.

How to Reach Bhavnagar

BY FLIGHT

There are routine flights from other major cities of the nation to Bhavnagar.

Airports: Bhavnagar Flight Terminal (BHU)

BY TRAIN

Bhavnagar is well connected to various other major cities of the country via regular trains.

Railway Station(s): Bhavnagar Terminus (BVC), Bhavnagar Para (BVP), Songadh (SGD)

BY BUS

You can easily get regular buses to Bhavnagar from other major cities of the country.

Bus Station(s): Bhavnagar, Bhavnagar (By Pass)

Major Tourist Attractions in Bhavnagar:

  • Takhteshwar Temple
  • Gaurishankar Lake
  • Velavadar National Park
  • Victoria Park
  • Barton Museum
  • Barton Library
  • Khodiyar Mandir
  • Aksharwadi Temple
  • Shri Adishwar Temple

Things to Do in Bhavnagar

  • Go with a jeep safari trip to Velavadar National Park.
  • Experience the greatness of nature with a walk throughout the Victoria Park.
  • Visit Palitana temples- a building masterpiece.
  • Take a heritage stroll in Bhavnagar old city.
  • Make a visit to Alang as one can see big ships obtaining broken down as well as every component is sold as scrap.
  • Enjoy a picnic with loved ones on the Gaurishankar lakeside.