Porbandar Tourism



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About Porbandar

about Porbandar

Porbandar – the birth place of Father of Our Nation Mahatma Gandhi!! It is the main reason for being so popular city of Gujarat. Those who are the great fans of this great leader visit this place once in their whole lifetime. Being the largest port, Porbandar is quite famous among the traders also. In former times, the city was summoned as the Sudamapuri, the town of Sudama. Sudama was the best childhood friend of Lord Krishna and then, it got changed successfully to Porbandar!!


Geographically, the city of Mahatma Gandhi is situated on the southern coast, Gujarat and is on the way between Dwarka and Veraval. The city is also rich in culture and traditions and the people of Porbandar are quite hospitable, polite and simple. They used to spend their life by getting involved in farming and therefore, we can’t say the city to be the advanced commercial hub but then also, one could see lots of chemical and cement factories all around the city stepping ahead towards great prosperity and development. People of Porbandar mainly make use of Gujarati and Hindi for mutual conversation.


Perched at the western coast, Porbandar is one of the popular places for its richness in the natural reserves in form of mesmerizing lakes, high hills, steep valleys, exotic beaches, magnificent temples, lush grasslands and so on. This astonishing destination can be easily visited throughout the year as it has pleasant climate all around the year. Among the attractions in Porbandar, the main section is covered by the awesome sacred temples. Sudama Mandir, Bharat Mandir and Kirti Mandir are the focal ones among the all. Other than temples, one would also love to enjoy visiting informative and creative planetarium located there.


Porbandar will be your right and perfect choice for spending your vacation time of this year!! So, pack your bags and make a move towards Gujarat’s sea shore city – Porbandar!!!

Porbandar Fast Facts

City: Porbandar

District: Porbandar

State: Gujarat

Country: India

Famous for/as: Temple

Best Season: Oct - Jan

Summer: 22 to 40°C

Winter: 12 to 33°C

Rain: Jul - Sep

Area: 10.36 km2

Altitude: 1 m

PIN Code: 360575

STD Code: 0286

Porbandar News Papers

Gujarati: Divya Bhaskar, Western Times, Gujarat Today

Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, English

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