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Porbandar is the coastal area of Gujarat, India. The whole world recognizes this place as the birth location of Bapu (Mahatma Gandhi). As per Hindu legends Sudama the friend of God Krishna was also born in Porbandar. Because of many big personalities born in this city it becomes the valuable part of India.

In early ages of India the Porbandar was used as the big port for transportation to different countries. This port has berthing facilities for around 50000 DWT ships.

Porbandar city is popular but yet people are not much aware of the tourist spots of this city. This short note is containing details about the several picnic and religious spots where voyagers can attain.

Few know place of interest in Porbandar are Kirti Mandir (known as origin of Mahatma Gandhi), Sudama Mandir, Bharat Mandir, Gita Mandir, Gayatri Mandir, Ram Dhoon Mandir, Rokadia Hanuman temple, Sandipani Vidyaniketan, Bird Sanctuary, Rana Bapu's Mahal, Chowpati Beach, Satyanarayan's Mandir, Kamla Nehru park, Sai Baba Mandir, Shri Hari Mandir, Vandis, Ram Krishna Mission, Nehru Planetarium, Tara Mandir, Swaminarayan Mandir, Bhutnath Mandir, Chadeshwar Mahadev and Ajani Mataji's temple.

Reaching Porbandar allow travelers to reach Somnath in Gujarat as Porbandar is on Somnath Highway.

The spot that travelers must not miss in Porbandar are discussed below:
Kirthi Mandir: this is the origin of Mahatma Gandhi the father of nation. The birth area is key location of the Mandir and people are attaining here at regular intervals. This holy place was constructed under the supervision of Shri Purushottam Mistry and Shri Nanji Kalidas.

Bharat Mandir: another religious place for tourist interest is Bharat Mandir having amazing pictures, symbols and sculptures on the wall.

Tara Mandir: this is a planetarium where travelers can see all wonderful bodies such as stars and planets on projector. The special effect given in the movie expresses that viewers are watching the real stars.

Sudama Mandir: Sudama was the friend of Lord Krishna and their friendship is always used as example for best friends ever in the world. The temple of Suadma is constructed in the memory of Sudama as he was born in the city.

Chowpaty: the coastal line of Porbandar is only few meters away the central part of Porbandar city. The spot is recognized as Chowpaty where travelers can sit and enjoy watching nature. Beautiful scenery of spot is enough to make Porbandar holidays memorable.

Accept all mentioned places there are few more spots where travelers can attain to. The shopping market close to Sudama Mandir is best to buy stuffs. Few temples, cemeteries and mosques are available in Porbandar. The shrines such as Satyanarayan temple, Jadeshwar temple, Bhutnath Mahadev temple, Ramdhun temple and some more shrines are popular of Porbandar. The different 7 mosques are next locations. These are Nagina Masjid, Mitthi Masjid, Jumma Masjid, Khari Masjid, Takia Masjid, and Sunni Vora Masjid.

Attaining Porbandar:
By Air: Porbandar domestic airport is having direct flights from Mumbai and Delhi though some more big cities are having flights for Porbandar.

By Train: Porbandar railway station is linked to Ahmedabad, Mumbai and some more big stations. Weekly or daily trains are available from various cities of India.

By Bus: Gujarat roadways buses are available to reach Porbandar. However, many other state buses are also frequently reaching the location.
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