Nakhatrana is a village in Nakhatrana taluka in Kachchh district of Gujarat state. It is located 50 kms towards west from district head quarters Bhuj and 405 kms from the state capital Gandhinagar. Nakhatrana is surrounded by Abdasa taluka towards west, Bhuj Taluka towards east, Mandvi Taluka towards south, Lakhpat taluka towards north. Nakhatrana is famous for its spicy Dabeli snack and bangles. It is also known as the origin of onion Samosas.
Places to stay
Some of the budget hotels are Hotel Relish (Tariff – Rs. 1111) and JP Resort (Tariff – Rs. 600).
Gujarati, Sindhi, Hindi and Kutchi are languages spoken in Nakhatrana
Places to visit
Some of the interesting places in and around Nakhatrana are Dhinodhar Temple (20 kms from Nakhatrana), Roodimaa Sthanak on Virani Road, Holipet mountain in Navavas, Greeneries of Jadai Road fields, and the Chats of Vathan Chowks.
Nakhatrana is famous for the fair of "Ramdev" which is held every year on "Bhadarva Sud Agyars" (Gujarati name of month).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Nakhatrana is the Rudra Mata airport (47 kms) in Bhuj.
Rajkot Junction railway station is closest major railway station (218 kms) to Nakhatrana.
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Talod is a village in Gujarat’s Sabar Kantha district. It is 33 km from Himatnagar and 46 km from Gandhinagar. It is surrounded by Sabar Kantha, Dhansura, Prantij, and Dehgam. Nearby cities are Mansa City, Dehgam City, Prantij City, and Himatnagar City. There are many tourist destinations around this area.
Places to Stay
Budget hotels are available in Gandhinagar (46 km) from Talod. They are Skylon Hotel (Tariff – Rs.899) and Hotel Middletown (Tariff – Rs.735).
Languages spoken here are Gujarati and Hindi.
Important festivals celebrated here are Makar Sankranthi held in January and Navaratri celebrated during September-October.
Places of Interest
There are places of interest in Gandhinagar (46 km) from Talod. Some of them are Adalaj (11.3 km), Sabarmati Ashram (22.3 km), Indroda Nature Park (6 km), and Gujarat Science City (24.4 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Talod is in Ahmedabad (56 km).
Talod railway station is 1.2 km from the town center.
Prantij and Dehgam are two cities nearby which connect Talod to other states. There are many private bus operators that run on this route. Make use of cheap bus tickets online at Ticketgoose.com