Bhuj Hill

Kachchh (Kutch)

On the eastern outskirts of the city, this hill is crowned with a Hindu temple and is a terrific place to watch the sunset. For years there have been plans to build a memorial to the 2001 earthquake victims atop the hill, but the project seems to be progressing very slowly. Autorickshaws to the bottom of the steps from central Bhuj should cost around ₹80.

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