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Bhavnagar Travel Guide


  • Takteshwar Mahadev Temple in Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar At a Glance
  • Population:2,388,291
  • Area :8,334 sq.kms.
  • Geo Location:North West
  • Average Climate:15°C - 43°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - May
  • STD Code:02832

Introduction

During your Excursions from Palitana, you can visit Bhavnagar which is an important stopover for the tourists. Bhavnagar was earlier ruled by the Suryavanshi Rajputs from Marwar. Your tour to Bhavnagar would offer you a lot to do and see.

The Taktesh Mahadev temple is a major tourist attraction in Bhavnagar. The Bhavnagar tour has all sorts of ingredients for the discerning travelers who wants to experience the joy of travel to Bhavnagar.

On your tour to Bhavnagar, make sure to visit Gandhi Smriti, an important tourist attraction. It calls for a visit by not only the domestic tourists but international travelers as well.

Gandhi Smriti is an important memorial which was thrown open to the public in the year 1955. It has in store a Gandhi picture gallery, museum, Khadi Gramodyog Bhandar and a library. A visit to this place would familiarize the tourists with the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi. For the tourists who have a fetish for knowledge and want to learn more about the history and culture of Gujarat, a visit to the Barton Library & Museum would be a good thing to do. It is one of the oldest and the most well-known library of this region.

It has gradually become a cultural hub as well. There are various newspapers, magazines and periodicals at this place that simply broaden the knowledge of the readers. You may also visit a museum which is popular for the collection of coins.

The most interesting part that the tourists will come across on their Bhavnagar Tour is the Takteshwar temple which was built in the post nineteenth century with pure marble. It is located on a hillock adjacent to the railway station. The view from the temple is simply magnificent.

There is also a salt research institute that works on the methods of improvement of the salt. This institute is the evidence of Bhavnagar's growing industry and progress. Travel to Bhavnagar is surely going to be a great fun for the tourists since there are many other tourist attractions too that include places such as Mahuva, Sihor, Talaja, Palitana etc.

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