Anjar is a one of the earlist towns in the Kutch district of Gujarat. Its history stretches back over 1400 years to around 650 AD. It is located about 40km from Kandla port in the southern part of the district. Due to its proximity to the Desert of Kutch, the climate in Anjar is very dry.
Places to Stay
It's difficult to find places to stay here and it's usually more useful to have a local contact or find a tour operator to organize it for you.
Festivals like Holi, Sharad Purnima, Ram Navami, Navaratri, HindolaMahotsava, Diwali, and Eid are celebrated in town.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Anjar. Kutchi and Hindi are commonly used languages.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit in Anjar are Shree Swaminarayan Temple at Sawaser Naka, Jesal-Toral Samadhi and BhidBhanjanMahadev Temple all located within a 25 km radius.
How to Get There
The closest airport is Kandla airport at a distance of approximately 8 km. Bhuj Airport is 40km, also convenient. Direct flights to Mumbai are available
Anjar station is connected by train to cities such Pune, Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur. Although not a major station, most trains passing through stop at Anjar for a brief period.
Anjar is connected to cities such as Ahmedabad, Baroda, Udaipur and Indore by road. The best bus operators that offer quality service include H.K Travels, GSRTC and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Travel websites offer discount on bus ticket booking, especially during the festive season.
Matanomadh is a small city in Gujarat. Its population size is quite small. Umia, Bhadra, Bandia, and Rawapur are the some of the nearest places to the Matanomadh. The city is also nearest to Jamnagar, Mirpur Khas, Rajkot, and Hyderabad.
Places to Stay
There are many good economical places to stay in Matanomadh but some of the best known for money and comfort are – Hotel Guruprerna, Pradhyumann Lords Inn, Hotel Comfort Inn Legacy, Hotel Leo Inn, Hotel Harmony, and Hotel Platinum.
Gujarati is the most common language spoken here.
Chaitra Navaratri and Ashvin Navaratri are the festivals celebrated on a grand scale in Matanomadh.
Places of Interest
Naliya, Bhuj, Kutch, Dholavira, Somnath Temple, Palanpur, Dwarka, and Sasan Gir are nearby places to visit.
How to Get There
Rudra Mata Airport is the nearest domestic airport to Matanomadh.
There isn’t a railway station close by but the one that is closest to Matanomadh is Rajkot Jn Railway Station and is the only major station 263 kilometres away from the city.
Bhuj, Mandvi, Mithapur, and Adipur are the cities well-connected with bus services from Matanomadh bus stop. The route between Matanomadh and Ahmedabad is also covered by bus services. The distance between the two cities is 429 kilometres. Ramani Travels, HK Travels, and Patel Tours & Travels are some of the known bus operators here and allow travellers to choose between various services available. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.