Nestled in between the Veraval and Dwarka, Porbandar beach lies towards the southwest coast of the state of Gujarat. It is mostly known across the country for its various tourist attractions. It has an ancient port that enhances its beauty and implication. Porbandar is the birth place of Mahatama Gandhi, the father of the nation. Other than this, this place is also believed to be the birth place of Sudama, who was a close friend and devotee of Lord Krishna. Earlier during the British rule in India, this place was a part of the opulent states. The remains of ancient seawalls and ports along the Porbandar brook certify that the city was earlier a center of marine activities.
Porbandar was earlier a flourishing trade center for centuries and merchandized with Arab, Persian and East African countries under the rule of British, Mughals and Marathas. And today there are lots of chemical and cement factories located on the outskirts of the town. The history of this place is linked with many great historical personalities. Travel explorers can go for sightseeing activities as there are many monuments and temple of popular historical importance like Kirti Mandir, a memorial to the Father of the nation. So, come and escape to the secluded beauty of beautiful paradise, Porbandar beach.
Festivals & Events in Porbandar
There are many festivals like Navaratri, Holi, and Dussehra that are celebrated with great eclat and show. You can enjoy the biggest fair and event which begin from August-September every year.
Best Time to Visit
October to March, So, come on…plan for your next trip to this beach paradise. For online bookings from Tour My India, you may choose the best offers on holiday tours and enjoy holidaying in Porbandar with pleasure.
How to get there
By Road: The city also has ample state and private bus services from major connections in the state.
By Rail: The city also has a railway station from major connections in the state.
By Air: Porbandar has a domestic airport which has reasonable connectivity to cities in India.