Sarangpur is a rural area in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Bhavnagar on the Gulf of Khambhat coast at a distance of 83 km south-east. It is a part of the Kathiawar peninsula. If you are travelling between Bhavnagar and Rajkot, you can stop by at this place.
Places to Stay
Some of the better lodging facilities are available in the city of Bhavnagar. 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. 1000), 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, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Apart from a couple of temples such as the Kashtabhajan Dev, there are not too many places to visit here. Most places of interest which act as a magnet for both national as well as international tourists 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 88 km.
The Bhavnagar Terminus Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 82 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses pass through or close-by to different cities in the region. Buses to the area are available from Bhavnagar. Avail of bus ticket booking facility on Ticketgoose.com and get a number of discounts.