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Bhavnagar

Gujarat | India
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Bhavnagar is categorised as Business and Transit


Khodiyar Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 7 May 2004)
Swaminarayan Temple Gadhada (Photo Courtesy: Around The Globe)

Reasons to Visit
  • Bhavnagar is a prominent town in Saurashtra and access point for the nearby Alang Shipyard (55 kms) and Palitana Jain temples (60 kms).
  • Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary is 60 kms away can be visited enroute.
  • Bhavnagar is also home to Khodiyar Maa temple, a renowned regional pilgrim centre.
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Access Information

Bhavnagar has 5 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Mid-segment4
Premium1
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Hotel5

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Bhavnagar

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Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Bhavnagar

Getaway

  • Palitana - Girnar Pilgrimage (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Palitana - Dwarka - Somnath with Diu (5 Nights)

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Bhavnagar has 4 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Ahmedabad and Drop to BhavnagarRs. 6230
Pickup from Bhavnagar and Drop to DiuRs. 6949
Pickup from Bhavnagar and Drop to PalitanaRs. 3521
Pickup from Bhavnagar and Drop to VelavadarRs. 3521

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Destination Ideas

  • Palitana Pilgrimage and Heritage Experience

Stay Ideas

  • Nilambagh Palace getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Khodiyar Maa Temple is located 16 km from Bhavnagar on Bhavnagar-Shihor (Rajkot road) highway. This is Khodiyar Maa's main shrine and visited throughout the year by hundreds and thousands of devotees and is a major local and regional pilgrim centre.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    16
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Alang is a major worldwide centre for ship breaking at 50 kms from Bhavnagar. Special permissions are required to visit the Shipyard.
    Port
    Ship Building and Breaking
    50
    Velavadar National Park lies 50 kms from Bhavnagar on the Bhavnagar - Ahmedabad highway and is visited for its Blackbuck population (largest in India) and migratory birds in Winter (Nov-Feb is best season). Park is open throughout the year.
    Activity
    Bird Watching
    50
    Palitana Temples (60 kms from Bhavnagar) are situated on a Shatrunjay hilltop, Palitana has over 863 temples, built in the 11th and the 12th century and are carved in marbles. It is said all the Jain Tirthankars, excepting Neminath, had attained nirvana here. Palitana Temples is a complex built over a hill with 3000+ steps having hundreds of temples. It is most significant pilgrimage in Jainism and is a very popular destination for all guests travelling to Gujarat.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    60
    Gadhada Dham or Gopinathji Temple or Swaminarayan Temple Gadhada all refer to an 1828 temple built by Lord Swaminarayan himself and now a famous pilgrimage centre. Gadhada dham became famous for being Gujarats version of a Golden temple when 70 Kgs worth of Gold was used in plating here.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Swaminarayan Temple
    90
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Talaja is home to important sites for Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism. Also, this place holds the importance to Buddhists as there are around 30 ancient Buddhist caves cut into rocks, with fine carving of Boddhisatva. The Ebhala Mandapa, a large hall with four octagonal pillars is the most impressive structure. There is a notable Jain temple on a hill alongside the town. The same hill has 13 Buddhist caves carved into solid rock. The caves are around 2000 years old, and require about a 15-20 min. walk up the hill to reach them.
    Temple or Holy Place, Heritage Site
    Jain Temple, Buddhist Heritage
    53
    Shree Kastabhanjan Dev Hanuman Temple is considered holy and sacred. It is among the more prominent temples in the Swaminarayan Sampraday and is visited enroute on Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar route.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Hanuman
    83
    Lothal is one of the most prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilization dating from 2400 BCE. Lothal is visited enroute on Ahmedabad - Velavadar / Bhavnagar / Palitana route and also a popular excursion ex-Ahmedabad.
    Heritage Site
    Pre Historic
    100

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Bhavnagar,Gujarat,India

January
28°C / 18°C
February
31°C / 21°C
March
35°C / 25°C
April
38°C / 28°C
May
40°C / 30°C
June
35°C / 29°C
July
33°C / 28°C
August
32°C / 26°C
September
32°C / 26°C
October
35°C / 26°C
November
33°C / 22°C
December
31°C / 21°C

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Airport in Bhavnagar
  • Bhavnagar Airport ( BHU ) , Bhavnagar
Railway Stations in Bhavnagar
  • Bhavnagar Terminus ( BVC ), Bhavnagar
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