Adipur is a city in the Kutch District of Gujarat. It is located very close to the Gulf of Kutch, about 8 km away. Originally founded as a refugee camp, it was later transformed into a city. Adipur was built on the land donated by the then Maharaja of Kutch. Adipur is famous for its large number of Charlie Chaplin impersonators as well as fans.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels such as Hotel Jai Residency and Hotel Shiv Regency that offer accommodation to visitors. However, it's usually more useful to have a local contact or find a tour operator to organize it for you.
Festivals like Holi, Sharad Purnima, Ram Navami, Navaratri, HindolaMahotsava, Diwali, and Eid are celebrated in town.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Anjar. Kutchi and Hindi are commonly used languages.
Places to Visit
Santoshi Mata temple and Om Mandir are the places to visit in Adipur.
How to Get There
The closest airports areKandla airport and Bhuj Airport. Direct flights to Mumbai are available here. Domestic flights to major Indian cities are available here.
Anjar station is connected by train to cities such Pune, Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur. Although not a major station, most trains passing through stop at Adipur for a brief period.
Adipur is connected to cities such as Ahmedabad, Baroda, Gandhinagar, Indore and Udaipur. The best bus operators that offer quality service include HK Travels, Patel Tours and Travels, and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Bus booking online facility enables travellers to get to popular destinations without any hassle.
Kothara is a small village in Absada taluka of the Kutch district in Gujarat. Initially, Kothara was just an estate that belonged to the ruler of Kutch-Godjaji. He then gifted the estate to his brethren Haloji and it was Haloji who established the town of Kothara. The village is well known for the Jain Derasar (temple) that was built by Vikram Samvat in 1918. Kothara lies in the hot and dry part of the Kutch district.
Places to Stay
There are many dharamshalas or rest houses (Tariff- Rs 200) for travellers in Kothara. These guest houses provide people with all basic and few modern facilities.
The most common languages spoken in Kothara are Kutchi and Gujarati.
Rann Ustav in Kutchv (97 km) is a big event held in the month of December every year.
Places of Interest
Shri Kothara Tirth is considered to be chief temple here and is situated in the centre of the Kothara village.
How to Get There
Bhuj Airport (65 km) is the nearest airport to the Kothara district. It provides domestic flight facilities to all nearby states and cities.
There is no direct train to Kothara railway station. Bhuj is closest major railway station (80 km) to Kothara.
There are many bus operators such as H K Travels that provide bus services to Kothara. Many Volvo AC buses also travel to Kothara frequently from Ahmadabad. One can also get buses from Kothara to all neighbouring towns. TicketGoose.com is one of the well-known bus tickets online booking sites of the Indian subcontinent.