Thursday, 21 March 2013

Porbandar Beach Porbandar Gujarat

The scenic Porbandar Beach lies to the south-east coast of Gujarat, between Veraval and Dwarka. It is an important beach of Gujarat as it supports the commercial business in the state. The most important port of Gujarat is located here.The enchanting scene of the vast sea washing the sandy shores and leaving behind colorful shells and other live marine life has attracted many tourists to this beautiful beach of Porbandar. A leisurely stroll on Porbandar beach has the capacity to relax and refresh the mind, body and soul of a person. One can also watch the flamingos and other shore birds or can gaze at the vast landscape from the hills located nearby. Here one can also find the locals busy with fish drying and dhow making

Besides Porbandar Beach in Gujarat, Porbandar is known across the country for its several tourist attractions. Kirti  Mandir, which is a memorial museum of Mahatma Gandhi, is one of the top visited places in Gujarat. It is, in fact, listed in the must visit list of travelers. It is said that Kirti Mandir was the residence of Gandhiji, and at present it exhibits different belongings of Gandhiji.

Best time to visit: November to April
Road : ST and private buses come here from Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Dwarka, Veraval, Jamnagar and Junagadh, among others.
Nearest Railway Station : Porbandar has a railway station which has connecting trains to places like Rajkot, Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

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