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QUICK FACTS
Location: Kachchh District, Gujarat
Famous for/as: Historical
Weather:
Summer 23°C - 44°C.
Winter 10°C - 36°C.
STD CODE : 02832
BEST TIME TO VISIT : Noveber to March.
TRAVEL IN BHUJ SHOW MAP

Bhuj is situated in the Kachchh district of Gujarat. It is the district headquarters of Kachchh. The city is famous for its Hindu temples, palaces and wooden pavilions. 
Bhuj is also home to the oldest museum of Gujarat. It is also distinguished for its handicraft and embroidery. The bandhani and batik textiles along with silk embroidery on leather are the specialities of the place. It is also known for its enamel work done on gold and silver jewellery, seashell toys, lacquered wood and metal bells. 

MUST SEE IN BHUJ

Shree Swaminayan Temple, Near Hamirsar lake. A magnificent architectural masterpiece built from marble a stunning place to visit. The all white structure of the temple is sure to take breath away.  

Pragmahal Palace. The palace of rulers of Kutchh region. Maharao Pragmalji initiated the creation of this palace. This Gothic styled structure is must visit. Opens at 10am

Aaina Mahal, in compound of Pragmahal Palace. Literally translates as Palace of Mirrors. And it is. A beautiful palace now renovated after massive earthquake in 2001. It also houses a handicraft museum where the crafts from various parts of Kutch is put. 

Hamirsar Lake. In the heart of the city, the lake is quite a site to sit and chill out while roaming around it.  

Bhujiyo Hill....

FAIR & FESTIVAL IN BHUJ

The Kachchh Festival held in Bhuj depicts the cultural heritage of the city and is a major tourist attraction. The festival is celebrated from 29th February to 5th March every year. This festival is held during Shivaratri in honour of Lord Shiva. It includes a display of lyrical ballads to the accompaniment of full-throated music with songs of the desert.

REACH BHUJ
AIR

Bhuj is connected by air with Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

RAIL

Bhuj railway station is 1 km north of the city. A few trains pass through Bhuj and one has to go either to Palanpur (near Rajasthan border; 391 km) or to Gandhidham, which have good rail connections to important towns around this region.

ROAD

There is good bus service for Ahmedabad (7-hour trip) and to other towns in Gujarat and Rajasthan. There are regular buses for villages around Bhuj. 

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