Mendarda is small hamlet or town in the Gujarat state. It belongs to the Jamnagar district and is located very close to the famous pilgrim city, Dwarka. The town is surrounded by cities like Mithapur, Salaya and Khambhalia. Mendara is well connected to other cities of Gujarat by road and also to other states of India via railways.
Places to Stay
Dwarka city is located only 23 km away from Mendarda and offers plenty of stay options. Some of them are Visrolia Dharamshala (Tariff – Rs. 200), Balaji Bhawan (Tariff – Rs. 300) Dwarkesh Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and Hotel Vaishali (Tariff – Rs. 700).
The official language of Mendarda is Gujarati and Hindi. The other language widely spoken is Kachchi.
Because of Dwarka, the people of Mendarda celebrate Krishna Janamashtmi in the month of August and September. Another prominent festival is the kite festival that takes place during Makar Sakaranti in the month of January.
Places of Interest
Dwarka and Mandvi are located close to Mendarda at a distance of 23 km and 62 km respectively. These cities offer many popular tourist attractions. Some of them are Dwarkadhish Temple, Shrine of Meerabai, Rukmini Devi Temple and Sharadpith Math Museum.
How to Get There
The Govardhanpur airport is closest to the Mendarda town, located 105 km away.
The two railway stations located at a distance of 10 km from Mendarda are Mithapur railway station and Okha railway station.
There are daily bus services to from Mendarda to Surat, Vadodara, Baruch, and Ahmedabad. Some of the best operators that offer good experience for passengers are Patel Tours and Travels and Deep Travels. You can now book your bus tickets from a number of travel portals checking out for the best bus ticket prices.