The lapping waves of the Gulf of Khambhat along with the majestic splendor of art and architecture acquaint one to the most royal city of Gujarat. Bhavnagar located at the Southern tip of Peninsula Gujarat with its principal port Gogha as the entrance to the Gulf of Cambay, has been a predominant city for trade and commerce.
Inaugurated in the year 1955, the complex of Gandhi Smriti, also known as the Gandhi memorial, is located in the central area of Bhavnagar, and lies just opposite to a clock tower. The museum was inaugurated in the year 1955, and currently showcases books, rare photos and memorabilia linked to the life of Mahatma Gandhi.
Lothal Museum is a popular museum in western India. It is based in Gujarat and has been established for displaying various artifacts of Indus valley civilization that include jewellery, toys, measures and weighs along with intricate seals. The museum also comprises of other interesting pieces of objects that have been obtained from the ruins site of Lothal region in Gujarat.
The Palitana temples of Jainism are located on Shatrunjaya hill by the city of Palitana in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, India. The city of the same name, known previously as Padliptapur, has been dubbed "City of Temples". Shatrunjaya means a "place of victory against inner enemies" or "which conquers inner enemies".
Commissioned by Maharaja Takhatsinhji in 1893 AD, Takhteshwar temple is one of the oldest temples in Gujarat. Takhteshwar temple is perched on a hillock boasts finest Gujarat style of architecture, making it one of the most appealing temples in Bhavnagar. Supported on 18 ornately carved pillars, the temple has a beautiful main hall, featuring a three-eyed Lord Shiva idol.
Established in 1976 in the Bhal region of Saurashtra, the park is located around 42 km from the district headquarters city of Bhavnagar. Hugging the coasts of the Gulf of Khambhat on the south, it is spread over a large area, which was primarily a "vidi" (grassland) of the maharaja of the princely state of Bhavnagar for hunting the blackbucks with his famous hunting cheetahs.