Bhavnagar


What is Bhavnagar famous for?



Bhavnagar, one of the significant trading hubs of cotton products, is even known for housing numerous industries. Proximity to the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Cambay has contributed to its emergence as a sprawling commercial city. Being a new city, Bhavnagar has got a few historical places of visit. There are some other tourist attractions within and around this place though. The reflection of the vibrant traditional culture of the city makes the place worth visiting. The place is even regarded as Saurashtra's cultural capital.

Location of Bhavnagar



Geographically located at 21° 46' N and 72° 09' E, Bhavnagar is one of the famous cities and districts as well as 5th biggest city in the state of Gujarat in India. It is situated at a distance of 228 kms from Gandhinagar, the capital city of Gujarat.

Climatic conditions of Bhavnagar



This city of Gujarat experiences a semi-arid type of weather with dry and hot summers stretching from the month of March to mid-June. The city receives an average rainfall of 550 mm in between the period of mid-June and October. Winter season starts from November and continues till the month of February with average temperature of around 20° C. Climatic conditions of the place are featured by a bit humidity all over the year.

Are there any places of visit in Bhavnagar



Following are some of the tourist attractions in and around the industrial city of Bhavnagar in India:
  • B. A. P. S. Swaminarayan Mandir
  • Barton Library
  • Bhav Vilas Palace
  • Blackbuck National Park
  • Gandhi Smriti
  • Ganga Jalia Talav
  • Gaurishankar Lake
  • Ghogha Beach
  • Khodiyar Temple
  • Malnath Shiv Temple
  • Mangalsinhji Mahal Palace
  • Nilambag Palace
  • Palitana Jain Temple
  • Piram Bet
  • Sardar Baug
  • Takhteshwar Temple
  • Trambak Water Fall
  • Victoria Park
Last Updated on 14 November 2011