The birth place of Mahatma Gandhi, Porbandar is a beautiful beach town with some temples and dams, and is now also a popular trading hub.
The coastal city with a significant event in its history is a tourist destination which modestly offers a number of attractions. Apart from the haveli where Gandhiji was born which has now been converted into a temple, there are a few more temples, dams, reservoirs, serene beaches and wildlife spots as well to add to your experience in Porbandar. It attracts pilgrims with temples such as the Sudama Mandir, Bharat Mandir, Ram Dhoon Mandir, Hanuman temple and more.
Porbander is brimming with options for food that is rich, easily available and light on your pocket. The restaurants here offer Indian, Punjabi, Chinese and Continental food along with local Gujarati delicacies that you just cannot miss. The food is mainly vegetarian. Do try out local favorites like Dhokla, Khandvi, Thepala, Khakhra as well as sweet treasures such as Ghevar, Basundi, Shrikhand and numerous more.
Porbandar is a fairly big town. All ranges of accommodations are available.
Autos, buses and cabs are all available here. Autos will be convinient depending on the weather.
By Kaveesh Nair
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