Situated on the western coast of India, Porbandar is a major trade & travel center and a popular coastal city of the state of Gujarat. Popularly regarded as the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, this city also enjoys great connection with Indian mythology. It features a number of important places enjoying the serene waters of the sea. By booking Porbandar holiday packages, tourists can come across a number of places. These historic buildings are the proofs of the glorious bygone era of the city. Some popular attractions to be visited on your Porbandar tour are:
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Built near the birthplace of Mahatama Gandhi, Kirti Mandir is a popular tourist attraction of the city. It is visited by massive number of tourists every year. One can witness here the former residence of Mahatma and his wife Kasturba. The place also features a Gandhian library along with a prayer hall.
This beautiful temple is dedicated to the famous friend of Lord Krishna – Sudama. The temple is situated in the heart of Porbandar and is the only temple in the whole country that is dedicated to Sudama.
Darbargadh is the well-equipped palace of the city, which was constructed by Rana Sartanji. The palace has a huge stone entrance enjoying high turrets with grand wooden doors. This is one of its kinds of palace in the whole state. The close by edifice positioned on the left side the entrance resembles to the large mansions.
It is a 3-storied summer exhibition area, which is built by Rana Sartanji. It is constructed in Rajput architectural style among sprawling gardens. The pavilion features pillars that are decorated with the images of musicians. It also features generously carved foliated arches and a single arena on the top.
Situated at the edge of Marine Drive, it is a huge palace built like a European structure. The palace overlooks the sea and is adorned with sloping roofs, huge windows, extensive gardens and carved fountains.