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Bhavnagar - Renowned as Gohilwar bounded by Ahmedabad district to the northeast, Botad district to the northwest, Gulf of Cambay to the east and Amreli district to the west.

TOURIST ATTRACTION

District comprises of 9 Talukas.

BHAVNAGAR

Administrative Headquarter of the Bhavnagar District which is founded by Bhavsinhji Gohil

BACK IN TIME

Due to severe competition in Marwar, Gohil Rajput of Suryavanshi moved down to the Gujarat and established three capitals – Sejakpur, Umrala and Sihor.

When Khanthaji Kadani and Pilaji Gaekwad’s forces attempted to raid, Bhavsinhji Gohil realized the reason behind the repeated attack was location of Sihor. In 1823, He established a new capital 20 km away from Sihar and named it - Bhavnagar.

Until the Indepence of India, Bhavnagar was an Independent State ruled by the Rajput Gohil family. In 1947, when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel undertook the process of unifying princely states with the Union of India; Maharaja Krishnakumar Sinhji handed over the administration to people’s repreeesentative.

“Bhavnagar was the first state to join the Indian Union”

POINTS OF INTEREST

Nilambag Palace, Alang- Ship Breaking Yard, Bor Talav, Takhteshwar Temple, Koliyak Nishkalank Mahadev, Gopnath Mandir, Palitana, Baghdana, Barton Library.

PALITANA

Palitana is a major pilgrimage centre of Jains, which is also noted as world’s only mountain that has more than 900 temples.

There are cluster of temples on the top of Shatrunjaya Hills, built by generations of Jains over a period of 900 years from the 11th century onwards.

Main temple is dedicated to first Tirthankara Adishwar.Notable temples are those of Kumarpal, Vimalshah and Samriti Raja.

EXTRA COMMENT

In 2014, Palitana become the first city in the world to be legally vegetarian

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Gurukrupa Tour & Travels
Address : Shop No.4 Devanand Complex, Opp.Bajarang Das Bapa Hospital, Panwadi Chowk, Bhavnagar-3643001 Phone No : (0278)2524523, 9825836585, 9427343909, 9426265989

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Maya Travels
Address : Mahuva Chowkadi, At&Po:Talaja-364140, Dis-Bhavnagar Phone No : (02842)240777, 9879221111

Talaja, Bhavnagar

Sanjari Travels
Address : Malek Baudinbhai Abdulbhai, Opp.Kaveri Complex, Navapara, Bhavnagar-364003 Phone No : 98285502145, 9998972144, 9328502145

Navapara, Bhavnagar

Shree Ambika Tour &Travels
Address : Opp.Mota Ambaji Vad Nu Mandir, B/H.Amba Chowk, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : 9879126253, 9377379312

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R.A.Travels
Address : Opp.Kesharbhai Masjid, Navapara Chowk, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : 9428991372, 8000059829

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Jay Malnath Yatra Pravas (D.K.Tours)
Address : Gogha Road, Shivaji Circle, Shaher Farasi Sadak, Shramjivi Society-Plot No.8, Bhavnagar Phone No : 9825472795, 9429638454

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Morden Travels
Address : Shop No.1, Doctor House, Sant Kanwar Chowk, Kalanala, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2524646, 9824287676, 9723212158

Kalanala, Bhavnagar

Shivsagar Tour&Travels
Address : G-14, Hardik Complex, Nr.Vitoz Hotel, Vitthal Wadi, Bhavnagar-364003 Phone No : (0278)2520707, 8141558907, 9427248890

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Tanna Travels
Address : Aristo Complex, Radha Temple, Waghawadi Road, Bhavnagar-364002 Phone No : (0278)2425218, 9825206671, 9909289909, 9898225455

Wagavadi, Bhavnagar

Bhoomi Travels
Address : C/O.Rajdipsinh Zala, Plot No.26, Shakti Nagrik Bank Colony, Talaja-364140 Phone No : (02842)2540444, 9978321111, 9909241075

Talaja, Bhavnagar

Deraiya Tour&Travels
Address : 25-A, T.P. Scheme 1to6, Haada Nagar Plot No.17 To 40, Snehmilan Society, Bhavnagar Phone No : 9825453588, 9429413037, 9537157276

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India Travels
Address : Ruvapari Road,Barton Library, Opp. Police Station, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2512312, 9898001314

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Shakti Tour &Travels
Address : 36, Suryadarshan Complex Rubber Factory Circle, Opp.Tanna Travels, Bhavnagar-364002 Phone No : (0278)2221818, 9375555959, 9428595959, 9377995959, 9377995959

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Sitaram Travels
Address : Nr.Madhav Jyot, Kalubha Road, Kalanala, Bhavngar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2428224, 9820057199

Kalanala, Bhavnagar

Ajavaliya Brother Tour & Travels
Address : Sankalp Complex, Opp.Doctor Bhuva’s Hospital, Divanpara Road, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2430945, 9377115121, 9601511890

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Bhumi Travels
Address : Shop No.1-2, Suryadarshan Complex, Rabbar Factory Circle, Bhavnagar Phone No : (0278)2426655, 9426929999

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Hari Madhav Travels
Address : Opp.Petrol Pump, Bhavnagar Road, Dhasa Gam-364730, Dis:Bhavnagar Phone No : (0278)2579845 9879865978, 9429583987

Dhasa Gam, Bhhavnagar

New Limda Travels
Address : Sant Kanvarram Chow, Navapara, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2429754, 8401034730

Navapara, Bhavnagar

Toter Travels
Address : Crescent Building, Opp.Tower, Gandhi-Smruti Chowk, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2432129, 9828182274, 9924231259, 9825737373

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Ghanshyam Travels
Address : Kant Complex Shop No. 11, First Floor, Kanvadi Chowk, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (278)2510301, 9925513650, 9426463472, 9427409774

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Mahida Travels
Address : Opp: Kesharbai Masjid, Navapara Chowk, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : 9426971346, 9978484848

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Maya Travels
Address : Bhidbhanjan Mahadev Road, Opp.Collector Office, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2425217, 9825707626

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Gitanjati Tour&Travels
Address : Opp.Dada NI Vav, Khadiya Chowk, Plot No.252-C, “Gitanjali”, At&Po:Shihor, Bhavnagar Phone No : 9898897570, 9429561262

Shihori, Bhavnagar

Gaurang Tour & Travels
Address : Plot No.10, Nyaldas Complex, Nr. Rto Circle, Vijayraj Nagar, Bhavnagar-394004 Phone No : (0278)2511588, 9427753588, 9426902729

Viajay Nagar, Bhavnagar

Madhav Travels
Address : Industrial Jewels Circle, Bhavnagar-364004 Phone No : 8530126126

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Sadguru Travels
Address : 4, Axardip Complex, Opp. Deepak Hall, Sanskar Mandal, Bhavnagar-364002 Phone No : (0278)2566376, 9824999999

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Rajdhani Travels
Address : 53, Madhavdarshan, Waghavadi Road, Radha Mandir, Bhavnagar-364002 Phone No : (0278)26582409, 9427710093, 9426207833, 9426207833

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Randel Travels
Address : 6, Jin-Darshan Complex, Nr.Jain Upashray, Shastrinagar, Bhavnagar-364004 Phone No : (0278)2519092, 9924173526

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Jay Khodiyar Travels
Address : C/O. Geeta Tours & Travels,17, Mahadev Complex, Shastrinagar, Bhavnagar-364004 Phone No : (0278)2429902, 9898264590, 9408002401

Shashtrinagar, Bhavnagar

R.K.Travels
Address : 1-Ratna Plaza Complex, Vijayraj Nagar, Opp.Madhav Complex, Bhavnagar-364004 Phone No : (0278)2439686, 9824211644Q

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Kartik Tour & Travels
Address : Nirmal Nagar Mill Ni Chal, Opp.Bahuchabi Bhavan, Bhavnagar-364003 Phone No : 9898875619, 9714370037

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Jay Shree Hinglaj Krupa Tour & Travels
Address : Jay Shrree Hinglaj Krupa Provision Store, Nr.Thakarwad, Fulshar, Bhavnagar Phone No : 9327289595, 9998853572

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Akshay Travels
Address : Jashonath Chowk, Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2433650 9424231512, 9428654817, 9825592456

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Gujarat Travels Agency
Address : Behind Rajshree Cinema, Bilwada Circle, Plot No.586, Shree Patani Road , Bhavnagar-364001 Phone No : (0278)2430786, 9824356000, 9824300600

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Shree Ganesh Travels
Address : Shivam Complex, Basement, Opp.Madhav Complex, Shashtrinagar, Bhavnagar-364003 Phone No : (0278)2522701, 9428522281, 9998846840, 9825054099

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