Fulsar is a small town in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. In fact, technically it is a suburban area of Bhavnagar city, as the city lies at a distance of mere 9 km east of the town. Those with a taste for studying Indian culture as well as love for beaches should visit this area. The Gulf of Khambhat coast is just 17 km east of the town.
Places to Stay
One is forced to venture into Bhavnagar in search of a roof to spend the night under. Good lodging facilities are available in the city. Some of the options which are worth trying out are White Rose Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Rangoli Park Hotel & Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Vrindavan Plaza Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and others.
The official language of the area is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Most places of tourist interest lie in the city of Bhavnagar. Some of the must-visit places include Takhteshwar Temple, Nilambag Palace, Mangalsinhji Mahal Palace, Bhav Vilas Palace, Gaurishankar Lake, Barton Library and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Bhavnagar Airport at a distance of 14 km.
The Bhavnagar Terminus Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 8 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses pass through the region. Buses to Bhavnagar are readily available from Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot as well as Vadodara.