Visit a Wonderful City with Porbandar Holiday Packages
Situated on the western coast of India, Porbandar is a major trade & travel center and a
popular coastal city of the state of Gujarat. Popularly regarded as the birthplace of
Mahatma Gandhi, this city also enjoys great connection with Indian mythology. It
features a number of important places enjoying the serene waters of the sea. By
booking Porbandar holiday packages, tourists can come across a number of places.
These historic buildings are the proofs of the glorious bygone era of the city. Some
popular attractions to be visited on your Porbandar tour are:
Tourist Attractions to Visit in Porbandar
Built near the birthplace of Mahatama Gandhi, Kirti Mandir is a popular tourist attraction
of the city. It is visited by massive number of tourists every year. One can witness here
the former residence of Mahatma and his wife Kasturba. The place also features a
Gandhian library along with a prayer hall.
This beautiful temple is dedicated to the famous friend of Lord Krishna – Sudama. The
temple is situated in the heart of Porbandar and is the only temple in the whole country
that is dedicated to Sudama.
Darbargadh is the well-equipped palace of the city, which was constructed by Rana
Sartanji. The palace has a huge stone entrance enjoying high turrets with grand wooden
doors. This is one of its kinds of palace in the whole state. The close by edifice
positioned on the left side the entrance resembles to the large mansions.
It is a 3-storied summer exhibition area, which is built by Rana Sartanji. It is constructed
in Rajput architectural style among sprawling gardens. The pavilion features pillars that
are decorated with the images of musicians. It also features generously carved foliated
arches and a single arena on the top.
Situated at the edge of Marine Drive, it is a huge palace built like a European structure.
The palace overlooks the sea and is adorned with sloping roofs, huge windows,
extensive gardens and carved fountains.
Best Time to Visit Porbandar
Porbandar primarily witnesses three weathers summer, winter and monsoon. Summer
arrives in March and continues till June with hot and dry weather where temperature
reaches up to 43°C. Winter season comes in November and stays till February with
temperature between 15°C and 35°C. Monsoon arrives in June and stays till mid-
September with regular rainfall. The best time to visit the city is from October to
Shopping in Porbandar
Shopping in Porbandar is also a leisure activity for the visitors. Porbandar is famous for
its 'bandhani' works. You can also buy here a wide variety of accessories, shoes,
watches and clothing. Local handicrafts as well as textiles from MG Road can be also
purchased from the whole range of shopping outlets.
How to Reach Porbandar
If you are planning a Porbandar trip then before booking Porbandar holiday packages,
know how to reach there. Through below written content, know about the details of
transports that connect the city with rest of India.
Porbandar has its own airport, which is located at a distance of 6 km away from the city
centre. You can take private taxis to reach to the city centre.
Porbandar has its own railhead, Porbandar Railway Station. It is well-connected with
major cities of India. Express and superfast trains pass through this station.
State transport buses run by the government of Gujarat connect Porbandar with major
cities like Ahmedabad, Dwarka, Junagadh, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj,
Somnath, and Diu.