Gandhidham Kutch

Gandhidham Kutch, Gujarat

Owing to its historical significance, Gandhidham is an important city in the Kutch region. Once upon a time, Gandhidham was the refugee centre for homeless people coming from Sindh after 1947 partition. Now, Gandhidham is a fast growing town with several manufacturing units in and around. The town of Gandhidham has a unique cosmopolitan population since the residents belong to different parts of India. Kandla Port, a major port on the west coast, is also a part of the Gandhidham region. Besides its commercial importance, the region is a famous pilgrimage centre for the people of Hindus and Jain community.

Poorneshwar Temple Gandhidham Kutch

Some places that one can see on a trip to Gandhidham:

Poorneshwar Temple: Sacred to Lord Shiva, Poorneshwar is an ancient temple known for its unique architecture. Historians say that the temple was raised between 9th and 10th century.

Shiva Temple: Beautiful temple of Lord Shiva constructed in 10th century.

Best Time to Visit: August to December & January to April

How to Reach

By Railways: Ahmadabad railway station is the nearest railhead to Gandhidham

By Airways: The nearest airport to Gandhidham is the Kandla International Airport, which is 6 km away from the main city,.

By Roadways: Buses run by state government are the best way to reach Gandhidham. See below for the distance chart:

Distance Chart
Place Duration (Approx) Distance(Approx)
Ahmedabad 5 hours 5 mins 290 km
Dwarka 6 hours 4 mins 358 km
Somnath 6 hours 38 mins 377 km
Jamnagar 3 hours 44 mins 214 km
Kutch 2 hours 24 mins 125 km