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A tranquil holiday in an important city of Gujarat- Gandhidham

by Sandeep M. Tour and travel

Gandhidham is an important city of Gujarat. Being the second place in the country which beholds the remains of Gandhiji it witnesses a wide range of tourist every year. The famous Bhadreswar temple is an added importance. Read on for more information.


Gandhidham, situated in the Kutch District of Gujarat is the economic capital of the state. Originally the place was created in 1947 to provide shelter to the refugees during the partition of India. Mahatma Gandhi advised the Maharaja of the Gujarat to do so. Thereafter the town adopted its name from Mahatma. Gandhidham is one of the developing and fastest growing cities of the state. It is well-planned and it houses one of the oldest and important port of the country.

It is one of the booming tourist places of the region. It is the second place of India which possess the remains of Gandhiji, the Gandhi Samadhi here is one of the major things which attracts people from all over the country. The Bhadreswar temple which houses a huge idol of Lord Shiva is amongst the significant religious places of India. The place still retains the essence of past. This beautiful small yet important city of Gujarat welcomes all sort of travellers. This region was worst affected by the 2001 earthquake but now it has again rebuilt and renovated itself. When it comes about hospitality it has everything for its guests. The ample options of hotels in Gandhidham will let you choose your stay according to your preference.


Reaching Gandhidham is not a problem as it is well-connected with other part of the region. You can avail any of the modes to reach the city. Gandhidham doesn’t have its own airport, the Bhuj Airport is 52 km away and it is the nearest one. Well, you can also land to Jamnagar Airport which is roughly 70 km away from the city. Both the airports are linked with flights from other parts of the country. Gandhidham has its own railway station, regular passenger and superfast trains take a halt in this junction. Travelling to Gandhidham by train is one of the affordable and popular mode. Gujarat roads are in fairly good condition. State-owned buses, taxis and cabs from major parts of the state connects Gandhidham.


The city is divided into sectors and the Jain temples and structures add to the importance of the place. Purneshwar temple which is built between 9th and 10th-century is known for its ancient images and sculptures. . The architectural style of the past is about to surprise you. Modhera will display the Indo-western Solanki style of architecture is a must place to visit in Gandhidham. The temple is often known as Sun Temple is mainly dedicated to Sun God, Surya. The serene ambience is quite enchanting. Shri Chandra Prabh Labdhi Dham Teerth which is dedicated to Jain God Shri Chandra Prabhuji Bhagvan is a sacred site and every year a good population of Jain visit the place.


The best time to explore the city is from October to February. Do book your rooms before reaching the place. If you wish, you can choose from the list of budget hotels in Gandhidham.


Author Bio: Sandeep is an experienced travel writer and enthusiast blogger. He has explored many known and less-known tourist places in India in the last 10 years. He also advises amateur tourists on travel tips on how to book flight and irctc ticket booking from one place to another in a smart way, where to look for the best accommodation and how to book them in advance, etc. He also specializes in off-beat places to eat and stay at.


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