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BHUJ CITY & LOCAL

(1) KUTCH MUSEUM The Kutch Museum at Bhuj initially formed part of the School of Art established by Maharao Khengarji on 1st July, 1877. It is the oldest museum of Gujarat. At the time of Maharao Khengarji’s marriage, an exhibition of 5897 items were exhibited and items worth Rs. 3300 were given to the Museum which necessitated the construction of a new building. Accordingly, on 14th November, 1884, the foundation stone for the present museum building was laid. The building [...]

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NORTH KUTCH & BANNI

RUDRAMATA DAM, RUDRANI TEMPLE, PALARA DADA, THAN MONESTRY, DHINODHAR HILL, FOSSIL PARK, WHITE RANN, SALT DESERT(GREAT RANN OF KUTCH), CHHARI DHANDH – PARADISE FOR BIRDS. CRAFT VILLAGES- NIRONA(ROGAN ART, COPPER BELL, LACQUER ART), ZURA( LATHER & COPPER BELL), BHIRANDIYARA, HODKA, DHORDO, KHAVDA, LUDIYA, KURAN, KALA DUNGAR / BLACK HILL (DATT TEMPLE) – ARIEL VIEW OF G.R.K. & INDIA BRIDGE. ANDHAU, NAGESHA PIR, HABAY, DHRANG (MEKAN DADA SHRINE), LODAI, KOTAY( SUN TEMPLE OF 10TH CENTURY), RUINS OF ANCIENT FORT – [...]

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EAST KUTCH & VAGAD

BHUJODI(WEAVER’S VILLAGE). AJARAKHPUR / DHAMDKA (BLOCK PRINTS WITH NATURAL DYE). DHANETI(AHIR & RABARI EMBROIDARY). CHANDRUA DHAM (TEMPLE OF DHANI MATANG DEV ON HILL). ANJAR (JESAL – TORAL SHRINE, BAGTHADA DHAM, AJEPAR TEMPLE, HANDICRAFT, CAPT. MC. MARDO’S BANGLOW) . ADIPUR (GANDHIJI’S SAMADHI). BHACHAU, WHITE RANN NEAR EKAL MATA TEMPLE, BHARUDIYA, CHOBARI, KANTHKOT FORT, RAVECHI TEMPLE, WRIJ WANI, MOMAY MORA TEMPLE, GEDI, BELA, JATAWADA, FATEHGADH, JANGEE, RAPAR, ADESAR, VARNU & WILD ASS CENTUARY IN LITTLE RANN OF KUTCH. ARCHEOLOGICAL / HARRAPAN [...]

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SOUTH KUTCH & KANTHHI

KERA(SHIVA TEMPLE OF 11TH CENTURY, GULAM ALI SHA TOMB). RAMANIYA, BERAJA FORT, GAJOD FORT, PRAGPAR, DHRAB. GUNDIYALI. MUNDRA (TYE DYE, BATIK , PRINTS, NAMDA – FELT MAKERS, SHA BUKHARI TOMB). LUNI – TEMPLE OF LUNAG – GANESHA DEV. JAIN TIRTHS – BHADRESHWAR, WANKI, KODAY 72 JINALYA, KHAKHAR. JOGNINAR, CHOKHANDA MAHADEV, GODHRA – AMBE DHAM, RAWAL PIR, DHRABUDI, DON, GADHSISA. TUNDAWANDH & KUKKADSAR- RABARI VILLAGES. MANDVI- VIJAYVILAS PALACE, BEACH, BOAT BUILDING YARD, KRANTI TIRTH. TYE & DYE , JWELLERY MARKET. [...]

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WEST KUTCH

PUNWRESHWAR TEMPLE / WADI MEDI- (RUINS OF 11TH CENTUARY). YAKSHA- KAKKAD BHITT. MATA NA MADH- TEMPLE OF ASHAPURA MAA. NARAYAN SAROVAR, KOTESHWAR – HOLY LAKE & TEMPLE. LAKHPAT- ANCIENT FORT, GURUDWARA, TOMB, MOSQUES, TEMPLES. HAJIPIR / KAROLPIR – TOMBS & SHRINES. MATIYADEV – TEMPLE & SHRINE OF MATIYADEV, NEAR NALIYA. NETRA (TEMPLE & ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE, VITHON- KHETABAPA, SIYOT- KATESHWAR- BUDHHIST CAVES. ZARA HILL- KURUKSHETRA OF KUTCH. CHINKARA CENTURY & GREAT INDIAN BUSTARD CENTURY. RAMWADA, NALIYA, TERA FORT, JAKHAU FISHING [...]

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