49 Places to Visit Near Porbandar

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Junagadh

137 kilometres from Porbandar Directions from Porbandar to Junagadh

Best Time: July to March

Junagadh is a city located in the western part of India in the colorful state of Gujrat. With a plethora of historically significant places, this city is one of the best places to visit in India. This place was once the capital of Junagadh Princely state. It is also in close proximity to the Girnar Hills which makes it more appealing to tourists. This ancient town has so much to offer. Every nook and corner of Junagadh has a story to tell about our ric...

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Somnath

147 kilometres from Porbandar Directions from Porbandar to Somnath

Best Time: October-March

In the Shivapurana and the Nandi Upapurana, Lord Shiva is cited as saying, 'I am omnipresent, however, I am particularly in twelve forms and places.' These spots are known as jyotirlingas, and Somnath is the first to be found on the planet. Situated in Gujarat, Somnath gets its name from its acclaimed Somnath Temple, Somnath meaning The Lord of Moon God. Basically a temple town, Somnath is where a solid aroma of religion and legends waits around the tra...

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Dwarka

150 kilometres from Porbandar Directions from Porbandar to Dwarka

Best Time: October to March.

Ever wondered what it would be like to be in the abode of God? Well, you will know when you visit the sacred city of Dwarka. The aroma of incense sticks, the ringing of the temple bells, the tranquality of the rivers and the very many mytical tales to be heard, Dwarka city offers you all this and more. Dwarka, the mesmerizing kingdom of Lord Krishna, is located in the state of Gujarat, in northwestern India. It is one of the top-most Chardhams (four se...

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Gir National Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary

190 kilometres from Porbandar Directions from Porbandar to Gir National Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary

Best Time: December- March    

Gir National Forest also known by its other name Sasan Gir is a wildlife Sanctuary in Gujrat. It is also the habitat of the world's largest surviving group of Asiatic lions. Gir forest is 180 kms away from the main city of Gujrat and is tucked in the southwestern core town known as Junagadh. Gir is the place of attraction for people from all over India as well as UAE, UK, USA and many other countries. Due to its altitude, Gir has the perfect dry deciduo...

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Diu

232 kilometres from Porbandar Directions from Porbandar to Diu

Best Time: Winter season (November to February)

Diu is a tiny island located in the southern tip of the Saurashtra, Gujarat. It was ruled over by several kings and dynasties before it became Portuguese colony in 1539 and remained so till the year 1961 when it became a union territory along with Goa. It was separated from Goa in 1987. Although it's often thought of as being part of Gujarat, this is incorrect. With Daman, it's actually a separate union territory known as Daman and Diu, and it has its o...

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Bhuj

282 kilometres from Porbandar Directions from Porbandar to Bhuj

Best Time: October to February  

Bhuj, in the state of Gujarat, is a desert city. It has a long record of kings and reigns in the city. There are many legends that go about related to the discovery of Bhuj. The most known legend is that Kutch was ruled by the Naga chieftains in the past. Sagai, a queen of Sheshapattana, who was married to King Bheria Kumar, rose up against Bhujanga, the last chieftain of Naga. After the battle, Bheria was defeated and Queen Sagai committed sati. The hi...

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Kutch

359 kilometres from Porbandar Directions from Porbandar to Kutch

Best Time: October to March

The beautiful ocean of white sand in the shape of a tortoise has enchanted the world for centuries. The erstwhile princely state of India, Kutch is one of the most popular vacation spots among tourists, especially during the month of February. The rich history of Kutch works as the cherry on the cake catching the attention of every travel freak from across the world. The ‘Wild West’ of India is blessed with the cultural and ecological abundance, making ...

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