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Located at the western tip of India, the town of mandvi is a pretty busy town in the state of Gujarat. Known mostly for its beaches, the town of mandvi has lately been home to thousands of tourists lately coming here to enjoy the sprinkles of the Arabian sea. Mandvi is also known for its cuisines. According to many traditional Kutchis , the Roti ( Dabeli or Double Roti ) was invented here by a bakery worker about two centuries ago. Since then, it has evolved into one of the most favourite Gujarati fast food, lately adopted even in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.Very few tourists know that Mandvi has more to it than just the wind-farm beach.

1. Shyamji Krishna Verma Memorial

shyamji krishna verma , mandvi

Built in the memory of Late Krantiveer, Shri Shyamaji Krishna Varma, the Krantitirth is a family destination 4 kms off mandvi. It was dream project for the honarary chief Minister of Gujarat shri Narendra Modi to bring back the ashes of the freedom fighter from Europe and make him rest in peace at his birth place. The memorial site has an exact replica of the India house which is located in London, established by shyamji himself. It also has a audio-video museum depicting the memoirs of the great Freedom struggle of India. The krantirth has a gallery, a historic museum and a library to depict and make the freedom struggle come alive. Moreover there is an amphitheater which comes alive whenever there are cultural programs or occasions.

Note : The Kranti-tirth is closed on Thursdays for Maintenance.

2. Kashivishvanath beach

 A vast strech of fine beach located 7 kms off the town in the Kashvishvanath beach. The mandvi town beach has been busy with the flocks of tourists on daily basis, as a result, if you want some peace of mind, you should try the kashivishvanath beach. Its a very long beach located near to a temple of the same name of Lord shiva.

3. Ambe dham and prerna dham – Godhra kutch

Ambe dham godhra, mandvi

A small village near mandvi, Godhra is famous for its ambe dham temple and the prerna dham museum. It is a serene getaway from the busy town of mandvi. There is also a miature Vaishnov Devi type mountain replica erected with tunnels and other elements which makes it a fun destination for the children.

4. Vijay Villas Palace

Much like the mandvi town beach , the other hot destination for tourists is the Vijay Villas palace. The palace was also host to plenty of Bollywood movie shoots, the most prominent of them being Hum Dil De chuke sanam and Lagaan.

Vijay villas, mandvi
Vijay villas, mandvi palace

other sites of tourist interest near mandvi kutch include :

Swaminarayan temple , Mandvi

Pingleshwar beach, Mandvi

Ship building yard, Mandvi

72 Jinalayas , Mandvi

Tata power plant, Mandvi

Ashar beach, Mandvi

Vijarsagar Dam, Mandvi

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