Kachch district Gujarat
Kachch or Kutch means 'surrounded by water' is the largest district in the state of Gujarat. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea in the west and the south and is literally surrounded by water. Kuchch is also known as the 'mystery land' and is located in remote location far away from the hustle bustle of the city.
Kuchch is famous for its various attractions and has plenty to offer to its visitors. If you want to discover Kachch, then the maps of Kachch can help you to locate the popular spots that are an attraction to the tourist and a must see. You can roam around Kuchch with the help of the map easily and enjoy the nature that keeps welcoming the tourists repeatedly. The chief towns here are the Bhuj, Mandvi, and port Kandla. Kachch is a charming place that has the ability to attract tourist towards it with its natural beauty and wide and endless landscape splendor. In fact, Kuchch is a fiery beauty that comprises of endless desert plain that you can see till the horizon. Basically it is a seasonal island. The place is built with dangerous swirling sea and little Ranns. The Ranns are wide spread land of hard mud which is dry and is flooded with water by seawater during the monsoon and later by the fresh river water, thus making it barren due to the presence of salt in it. However, you can still find vegetation above the salt level part.
Kachch is home to 18 different tribes and have their own culture and language. It has a significant character of its own. Sparsely populated, Kachch is heterogeneously populated, which is surprising. Tourist can experience many shades of Kachch as it very different during the summer, rainy season and the winter season. One can see the distinct culture of the people of Kachch and can see that the clothing and the jewelry along with the life style is very colorful and vibrant.
Apart from the desert and the salt land, Kachch is famous for various other attractions like the Bhuj,Koteshwar, Lakhpat, Mandvi, Narayan sarovar temple, Anjar, Bhadreshmwar and more. One can also enjoy attractions like the Aina Mahal, Kachch museum and many other things. Lakhpat is a small town that was once thriving with prosperity. It is famous for the structures like the tomb of Gosh Muhammad and Sikh Gurudwara. It has a beautiful tomb of Gosh Muhammad and is worth visiting. The Narayan Sarovar temple is located at the Narayan Sarovar Lake and is one of the most sacred sites for the pilgrimage of the Hindus. The architecture here is incredible and has temples of Shri Lazminarayan, Ranchordraiji and Laxmiji, Dwarkanath and Govardhanathji. Bhadreshwar is one of the ancient temples built by Jain followers. Here you can see 72 statues of Jain Gods including Prabhu Asdeswarji. Kandla port is another attractive spot to visit. It is a national port and is a quite significant among the eleven ports in India.
Tourists can enjoy various festivals like the Ravehi -no-melo and the Drang that take place here. One can buy exquisite items to take away home like the embroidery, enameled silverware, and tie and die fabrics and other handicrafts that are made locally. The sea shores provide an excellent time where you can spend with your friends and family. During such explorations, maps come in handy and one can locate the places they want to visit easily and make it simple as well.Last Updated on : 12 September 2011