Shil is a coastal village found near the western coast. It is located in Mangrol of Junagadh district in Gujarat. Junagadh is 72 km away and Gandhinagar its capital city is 410 km from this village. The Porbandar-Veraval highway passes through this area. Some of the neighbouring cities that are around this village are Manavadar, Keshod, Veraval, and Mangrol.
Places to Stay
Visitors to Shil prefer to stay in Junagadh, which is 72 km away from this village. Some of the best affordable hotels are Hotel Harmony (Tariff – Rs.900), Hotel Sapphire (Tariff – Rs.800), Bhagyoday Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900), and Swagat Guest House (Tariff – Rs.400).
The languages spoken by people in Shil are Gujarati, Hindi and English.
The most famous festivals celebrated in Shil are the Kite Festival in January, Holi celebrated in March, Janmashtami held during July-August, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated during August-September, Navaratri held during October and Diwali celebrated during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many places of tourist attraction around Shil that are worth visiting. Some of the destinations are Mahabat Maqbara & Jammi Mosque 700 m away, Narsinh Mehta Lake 800m, Upperkot Fort 2 km, and Damodar Kund 4 km from Junagadh.
How to Get There
The airport in Porbandar is 74 km away from Sheshpur.
Shil does not have any railway station. Keshod Railway Station located 36 km away from this village is the nearest and connects this area to other cities.
There are regular and daily trips from Mangrol and Keshod. Apart from the state-run buses, Shree Hari Travels provide buses from Ahmedabad to Shil. Booking a bus ticket online is easy and convenient through Ticketgoose.com.