Famous For: Siddha Shree Dhoramnath Monastery (A Spiritual Tour), Shree Swaminarayanan Mandir, Bujori Crafts Village, Shankar Vada Pav (Relish A Delicacy), Mr. AA Wazir (Shop For Handicrafts), Rann Utsav, Vijay Vilas Palace, Mandvi Beach, Royal Cenotaphs (The Ancient Temples), Tapkeshwari Temple.
Ideal Visit Time: October to February is the best time to visit Bhuj. The weather is pleasant and it is also the time for the Rann Festival in Kutch. Summers (March-June) are quite hot and should be avoided. Monsoons are also warm and humid and make the sightseeing uncomfortable.
Located in west-central India, under the state of Gujarat, Bhuj is a beautiful and historical city. There is a long history of Kings. The name Bhuj comes from a big snake Bhujanga. It is situated in between Rann and the Gulf of Kachchh. The founder of the city was Rao Hamir.
There are many reasons why you can go on a trip to the city. Like the many other cities of India Bhuj is enriched with traditions and culture. Bhuj is famous for the palaces, temples, traditional handicrafts and embroidery, and the streets of the city. The oldest museum of Gujarat is also situated in the city. The Rann of Kutch is an attractive point for the traveler. The palace Aaina Mahal which was built by Rao Lakhpatji in the 18th century is a wonderful creation of architecture. This is a museum now. It is one of the most popular places in Bhuj.
Handicrafts of Bhuj are very popular among tourists. You can get beautiful collections of clothes and other things like this here. If you are a person who likes traditional and colorful things, then you are going to like this place a lot. The people of the city are mostly vegetarian. But you can find non-veg foods in big hotels. Double Roti is a famous local dish.
Major Attraction Of Bhuj
How To Reach Bhuj
By Air: The nearest airport to the city is The Bhuj Airport. Which is 2.38km away from the city. This airport is well connected with the other major cities of the country. Any local transport is easily available in the airport.
By Train: The Bhuj railway station, which is one km away from the city is also well connected to the other cities of the country. So, you can go there by train. Rickshaws, buses, cabs can be found in the station without any trouble.
By Bus: The road connection of the city is very good. It connects the city with the other cities of the state well. But there is no direct bus, which connects the city with the cities of other states.