Mangrol is a municipality-city in the district of Junagadh in Gujarat. It is considered an important harbour in the fish industry of Gujarat. A number of fisheries are located in Mangrol and the city exports to a lot of European countries. The climate of the city is usually pleasant and supports crops like cotton, wheat, jowar, groundnut, etc. It is also known for kesar mangoes and coconuts.
Places to Stay
There are many good economical places to stay in Mangrol. Some of them are Quality Inn Hotel, Bajrang Hotel, Hotel Toral, Hotel Muralidhar, Madhuram Hotel, Hotel Mira, Hotel Rajdev, Kaveri Hotel and Hotel Salimar
Gujarati is most commonly used language in Mangrol.
One of the most important festivals celebrated in Mangrol is Navratras usually celebrated by Hindus who fast and pray to Godess Durga for 9 nights/days.
Places of Interest
Some of the places of tourist interest include Sona Cinema, Silvassa, a wildlife getaway, Jamnagar and Palitana. Shri Siddheswari Mataji temple, Apsara Mataji Mandir are also frequently visited by travellers.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport to Mangrol is the Keshod Airport (27 km) while the closest international one is Ahmedabad Airport (338 km).
Mangrol is well connected to Maliya Hatina, Keshod, Veraval, Junagadh and Rajkot railway stations.
There are daily bus services from Ahmedabad to Mangol. Shree Hari Travels is the popular choice when it comes to travelling via road. Other major cities connected to Mangrol by road are Surat, Kalyan, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar. Book your tickets in advance and avail of your bus ticket discount coupon, especially given during festive seasons.