Kadodara is a city in the western state of Gujarat in India. This city comes under the Surat district. It has been quite the real estate attraction to industrialists, as a result of its proximity to Surat and Bardoli which are important industrial hubs in Gujarat. The city boasts of a high literacy rate and the people are quite hospitable. Wedged between two important cities, Kadodara can act as the ideal resting spot for travellers.
Places to Stay
Some of the hotels in Kadodara are Hotel Shri Ram (Tariff- Rs. 1000), Alfa Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 1200), Hotel Apex (Tariff- Rs.1500) and Hotel Rasraj (Tariff- Rs. 1350).
The official language of Kadodara is Gujarati. The people of Kadodara also speak Hindi.
Due to its proximity to Surat, there are people following different religions here. Festivals such as Diwali (November), Christmas (December), Moharram (November - December), Mahashivrathri (February), Holi (March), Dussera (September - October)and Ganesh Chathurthi (August – September) are celebrated by all.
Places of Interest
Metro Mall is the city centre for Kadodara. Here you can buy souvenirs, Gujarati prints and other crafts. Kadodara also has a McDonald’s outlet where one can enjoy quality burgers and fries.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kadodara is the domestic airport at Surat, 18 km away.
Trains connecting major cities in Gujarat such as Surat and Bardoli stop at the Kadodara Railway Station.
Buses ply to major cities like Surat and it is easy to find connecting buses to major cities in nearby states a well. The state bus services are comfortable and are available at suitable timings. Online bus booking is the easiest way to get your tickets.
Khargar is a part of Navi Mumbai. Developed and maintained by CIDCO, it is located on the Sion Panvel Highway. The area has witnessed rapid development and many residential and commercial construction projects are under way. Itis bound by two major highways and the picturesque Kharghar Hills. Kharghar is a nature lovers' delight, it has plenty of open space, greenery, a massive fountain and the waterfall at Pandavkada.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options such as Hotel Sarveshwar (Rs.1200), Parth Hotel (Rs.1000), Sea Shore Hotel (Rs.900) and Guest Point Hotel (Rs. 800) for visitors.
A week long annual fair known as Bandra Fair is held in September, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is held in February and Ganesh Chaturthi is held in the month of September among celebrations of other major festivals of all religions.
Marathi is the primary language spoken. However, English, Hindi and several other languages are understood.
Places to Visit
Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Girgaum Chowpatty, Juhu beach and Jehangir Art Gallery are among the places of interest well within 30-50km among several others.
How to Get There
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