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Bhavnagar is a city in the Bhavnagar district of the Saurashtra region of the Gujarat state of India. It was founded in 1724 by Bhavsinhji Gohil (1703–1764). It was the capital of Bhavnagar State, which was a princely state before it was merged into the Indian Union in 1948. It is now the administrative headquarter of the Bhavnagar district. Bhavnagar is situated 198 km from the state capital Gandhinagar and to the west of the Gulf of Khambhat. It has always been an important city for trade with many large and small scale industries along with the world's largest ship breaking yard (Alang) located 50 km away. Palitana Jain temples, which are important holy places for Jains, are situated 56 km away, and Velavadar national park, home to endangered species of wolves, antelopes and blackbucks, is situated 42 km away.

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Planning a vacation to Bhavnagar in India? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A gripping city on its own right, Ahmedabad also deserves a visit. Ahmedabad, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Sabarmati Museum, Kankaria Lake, Akshardham Temple. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. Tour packages of Bhavnagar are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Bhavnagar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bhavnagar

    Know the pollution level of Bhavnagar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 67.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 55 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.5 (Low)
  • Bhavnagar: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bhavnagar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bhavnagar.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.71 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60.71 (High)
    • Car Stealing 20.83 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.29 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.43 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35.71 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.57 (Low)
  • Living in Bhavnagar - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 67 (High)
    • Pollution Index 57.07 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bhavnagar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bhavnagar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 44.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.2 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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