Gadhada is a small city in the district of Bhavnagar, Gujarat state. It falls under the jurisdiction of Bhavnagar. It is also known by the name of Gadhpur.
Places to Stay
There are budget hotels available in Bhavnagar area. Some of them are Hotel White Rose (Tariff – Rs.717), Hotel Apollo (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Blue Hill (Tariff – Rs.1200).
Gujarati is the official language of Gadhada. Hindi is also spoken here.
Since it’s a Gujarati city, this place is active with Gujarati cultural activities. Ramnavmi is celebrated grandly at Shri Gopinathji Dev Mandir. Cultural events of the Swami Narayan sect also keep happening at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir–Gadhada.
Places of Interest
The Swaminarayan Temple in Gadhada is one of the important places of tourist interest especially for followers of the Swaminarayan sect. It is believed that Lord Swaminarayan spent more than 27 years of his life in Gadhada and this temple was one of the nine temples he founded.
How to Get There
The nearest accessible airport from Gadhada is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport located in Ahmedabad.
The nearest railway station is at Ahmedabad. One can stop at Ningala at Ahmedabad Bhavnagar track and from there one can reach Gadhada via bus or taxi.
Gadhada can be easily reached via road. Anukool Travels operates through this route. It is easy to get a discount on bus booking by logging on to several online bus booking websites.