Bhavnagar attractions

Area in Bhavnagar

Old City

North of Ganga Jalia Tank, Bhavnagar’s old city is well worth a wander, especially in the early evening – it’s busy with small shops and cluttered with elaborate, dilapidated wooden buildings leaning over the colour…
Hindu Temple in Bhavnagar

Takhteshwar Temple

Perched atop a small hillock, this temple is up high enough to provide splendid views over the city and out to the Gulf of Cambay.
Museum in Bhavnagar

Barton Museum

Located beneath the Gandhi Smriti Museum, this dusty but interesting collection contains Jain religious carvings, weaponry, betel-nut cutters, and a skeleton in a cupboard.
Mosque in Bhavnagar


Appealing small mosque.
Hindu Temple in Bhavnagar

Hindu Temple

Busy place of worship.
Market in Bhavnagar


Busy produce market.
Tower in Bhavnagar

Clock Tower

Notable landmark.
Museum in Bhavnagar

Gandhi Smriti Museum

Mahatma Gandhi attended university in Bhavnagar, and this faded museum, by the clock tower, has a multitude of Gandhi photographs and documents. Unfortunately, explanatory placards aren’t in English (or they simply …