Lock Gate

CategoryHeritage

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi, English

AddressLock Gate, , New Port, Bhavnagar, Gujarat.

pincode364110

DistrictBhavnagar

About Lock Gate

History

The Water Lock gate of Bhavnagar is one of the prime sightseeing attractions of the tourists. The Gate was built with the purpose of maintaining the sea water level in the docks. This aids the ship to remain floating also during the low tide. Prior permissions are required to view this Lock Gate. The Lock Gate is located in a city dockyard, built 100 years ago.

One of the primary attractions of the city is the Water Lock Gate. The gate was built with the intention of maintaining sea-water level in the docks that would keep ships floating even at low tides. It is one of the oldest functional docks and is now used for ship-making.

The gate is to lock the sea water and reuse them in other general purposes. The old lock gate was built by King of Bhavnagar state. but in current situation, its on working and not serving the purpose for what it meant to be. still its worth to watch as the place and system is interesting

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Interesting facts about the place:

The Lock Gate is located in a dockyard that was built nearly 100 years ago.

Special permission is required for tourists to have a look at the functioning of the lock gates.

Top 3 Lords Resorts, Shree Avezika Comfort, Hotel Sun N Shine and Hotel Apollo are superb stay options for tourists.

Best time to Visit

October- January are the best months to visit Bhavnagar. Bhavnagar experiences hot and dry summers, the minimum temperature during this period is around 25 degree Celsius while maximum goes up to 40 degree Celsius. It is hottest in the month of May. June experiences heavy rainfall added to high temperature which results in humidity, the temperature falls in the following months as winters take a toll in the city. Winters begin from October and go on till January- February, mercury during this time ranges between 12 to 30 degree Celsius maximum. It so considered best to visit Bhavnagar during winters.

Best time to Go

During Day

Distance of nearest cities

  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Ahmedabad
    200km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Ambaji
    379km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Amreli
    113km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Baruch
    351km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Bhuj
    396km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Dahod
    381km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Dwarka
    410km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Gandhinagar
    228km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Himmatnagar
    279km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Jamnagar
    266km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Junagadh
    205km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Mahesana
    274km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Morabi
    244km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Palanpur
    346km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Porbandar
    310km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Saputara
    589km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Somnath
    277km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Surat
    447km
  • Bhavanagar
    to
    Valsad
    514km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Bhavnagar and thier inquiry no. is, 02782424147

Nearest Railway Station is Bhavnagar and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Bhavnagar and thier inquiry no. is, 02782212971

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