GANDHIDHAM

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Location: 60 Kms From Bhuj, Gujarat.
Built For: Displaced Persons After Partition.
Main Attraction: Khavada.
Main Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, English.

Gandhidham was specially built for displaced persons after partition. Kandla is a major port, the only free trade zone of the country is very close by.

PRIME ATTRACTIONS
The monument dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi and several other temples are worth visiting.

Khavada: Famous for its handicrafts and cattle rearing in Banni. Flamingo colony can be approached from Khavada by road and thereafter on camel back.

Bhadreshwar: It is a famous Jain pilgrimage centre. The architecture of the temple is such that the presiding deity is visible from the ground floor as well as the first floor. Other local monuments include a stepwell, morgue and a palace.

Purneshwar: It is about 35 kms from Bhuj. It is a 9th/10th century AD temple raised on a high plinth and has some fine sculpture on display.

TRAVEL INFORMATION
Air: Nearest Airport is Bhuj and Kandla. Various domestic flights connect Mumbai .

Rail: Nearest railway station is Gandhidham and Bhuj.

Road: State transport buses and private luxury caches connects various centres of Gujarat. Gandhidham is 60 kms from Bhuj.

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