: 10 Kms from Talaja
Distance Bhavnagar (75 Kms)
: Gujarati, Hindi & English
Climate / best Season/ Best Time To
: October to March
A visit to Gopnath Beach is all what is required by a tourist and traveler who is on a jamboree to discover the delights of Gujarat and especially its divinely picturesque, scenic and resplendent seafront in the form of its various beatific beaches. Gopnath Beach in Gujarat, India, is one such place and travel destination which is popular amongsst the people and the various tourists visiting the beatific and enrapturing beach in Gujarat, India.
Gopnath town in Gujarat, India, was the place of residence of Maharaja Krishna Singhji, at a distance of 75 kilometers from the city of Bhavnagar in Gujarat, India. Gopnath Town in Gujarat, India, is located near the Gopnath Beach in Gujarat, India, with the Gopnath Beach being profusely supplied with a dainty and colorful birdlife along with the presence of limestone cliffs and other adjuncts to the Gopnath Beach like a pleasurable sea breeze and breathtakingly beautiful views to enthrall the tourists who come down to the Gopnath Beach in Gujarat, India, in the hot summer months to get some relaxation from the sultry, trying and immobilizing heat.
Gopnath Beach in Gujarat, India, also houses the world's biggest ship breaking zone and along with that there is the sacred presence of the Talja temple, which is built on a 350 feet high Volcanic hill in Gujarat, India. Gopnath Beach in Gujarat, India, is also home to shallow waters to wade in and soft sands to amble across the beach when relaxation and lazing around is foremost in the minds of the tourists.
Gopnath Temple: The 700 year old Gopnath temple is perhaps the only one in India with flags of 2 colours a white flag denoting a Vishnu temple and a saffron flag representing a Shiva temple.
Talja: Talja is a Jain temple spiralling on a 350-foot high volcanic hill.
Alang: Alang is the world's largest ship breaking zone.
Besides this, one can enjoy shopping for furniture, food-stuff, crockery, utensils, textiles, home appliances salvaged from the ships.
WHERE TO STAY
The bungalow built in a European colonial style with cottages and mansions surrounding the courtyard faces the sea and offers a beautiful view of the gulf . It attracts marine life and birdwatching enthusiasts to the rocky shores on the coast. It is also renowed for the temple of Gopnath Mahadev, where Narsinh Mehta is believed to have performed penance.
Other royal resorts by the beach are the Nawabi palaces of Chorwad, near Veraval with a splendid view of the rocky sea, and the mansion retreat of the Maharajah of Baroda at Ubharat near Surat, both of which are now tourist complexes.
Gopnath is well connected by rail and bus to Ahmedabad . City bus transport is available as are various city sight seeing buses.
Air : Various domestic airlines connect Bhavnagar with Mumbai and Surat.
Rail : It is on the Western Railway Line. It is 761 kms. from Mumbai via Ahmedabad and 788 kms. via Viramgam.
Road : State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect various centres of Gujarat. It is situated 791 kms. from Mumbai via Ahmedabad and 200 kms. from Ahmedabad via Sihor