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.
Radhanpur was established around 1693 by Khan Jahan (who also founded the infamous Babi dynasty) and today, Radhanpur belongs to the Patan district of Gujarat. As historical sources suggest, the city of Radhanpur has been named after Radhan Khan, a descendant of Fateh Khan Baloch. Patan, Modhera, Mehsana and Banaskantha are the cities that are near Radhanpur. Though the summers are harsh here, the weather becomes more docile after the monsoons.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels in Radhanpur, some of which are Indraprasth Hotel, Flamingo Hotel and Guesthouse, and Janpath Hotel. The tariff for the same can be obtained in person.
The official language of Radhanpur is Gujarati. The other languages that are spoken here include Hindiand English.
Navratri in the month of October is celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
The Ma Meldi Ma Temple (in Radhanpur), Jeevanlala Kumar Shala (in Radhanpur) and Patan (56 km from Radhanpur) are some places that can be visited by tourists.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Ahmedabad which is 149 km away.
Radhanpur has a railway station of its own.
Radhanpur has buses that connect to Bhuj, Surat and Bhanchau among other places. Private operators such as Shree Valam Travels and Ramani Travels run their buses on this route. You can get online bus booking offers through various travel websites, especially during festive occasions.