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History of Porbandar
Gandhipuri, porbandar’s descriptions has been done in 10th centurig’s documents as pareva kul from thirteen centuries admirers and stone inscription this place is known and for its proof in sakand (kartikay) puran sudamapuri and it asmavati, kedashwar and kedarkund are described. In older times among two know area of saurashira dwarkakshetra and prabhas kshetra, two pious areas borders meet porbandar so its religious importance is more is but natural.

In north of porbandar there is khimeshwar, kantelas Vishnu Temple hul dwarka and like its door keeper lord barhmayi and deve harsidhi are there.
 
One times busy miyani port is situated here. chamunda, nand keshwar kindarkhedas sun temple hathla, dhumli, bhandvad, etc. protected places are there. In the east jaambuvants bhoyru, zhadeshwar, kokishaiya (bed) bileshwar, chadeshwar, auddar, balej, pata, madavpura, and maangrop port are situated. Rest of the area is covered by west’s arabina sea.
 
Sudamapuri or porbandar is situated at a distance of 105 km.from junagadh. “ pare” means small population. The population settled on Oceanside is also known as pare porbandar is famous as birth place of gandhiji and sudama. He was special friend of lord Krishna. They both stayed together at sandipni ashram. Sudamam had taken “Ayachalavarat” under which he will not ask for any thing from any body. So he ahs never asked for any thing from lord Krishna.
 
In porbandar plantorium (tara mandir) is worth seeing to see firmament sky and science’s wonders this place is worth seeing. Introduction of planet stars and constellations is obtained. Opposite it bharat darshan named worth seeing place is there. Here Indies all beautiful places, uncient events puctures and idol of great persons is there. In mahatma gandhi’s birth place kirti mandir a lot can be known about gandhiji.
 
   Kirti Mandir
 
Let us begin our journey where Gandhi began his. On October 2, 1869, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in a 3-storey blue haveli in the city of Porbandar, where his father, uncle and grandfather had all been prime ministers to the Jethwa Rajput rulers of the princely state. The site of Gandhi’s birth, now called Kirti Mandir, has been converted into a small museum about him, with an exhibit of old photographs, some of his very few
possessions and a nice library of books either by him or relating to Gandhian philosophy and practice.
 
   Porbandar Bird Sanctuary
 
The splendorous beauty of the place though not reflecting any emergent vegetation is enriched by the migratory birds visiting this area every year. The multihued, textured feathered creatures with their harmonious twitters and chirrups identify, popular destination for ornithologists. Varied species of birds in all shapes and sizes fly in every year enlivening the area with varied colors; patterns and making this zone a home and their
nesting ground. Water birds are often seen splashing in the freshwater lake while the sky touching flights of certain birds bedecks the firmament. Flamingos, Grebes, Pelicans, Ducks and geese, Avocets, Coots, Cormorants, Herons, Egrets, Bittern, Storks, Ibis, Spoonbill, Cranes, Whistling Teals, Gulls, Terns, Jacanas, Ruff, Red shanks, Indian roller and many other varieties of winged creatures are seen in this area.
Visit the locale in winters when millions of birds reside in this locale making it the most picturesque shelter for bird lovers and the birds. Spend an entire day away from the hustle-bustle of the city and daily life enjoying as the nature creation visit their seasonal homes. It is easy to catch a close glimpse of the birds residing and nesting in this area. 
 
   Barda Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
 
 
Barda Wildlife Sanctuary is located at about 15 km from Porbandar, which faces Arabian Sea. Barda was a private forest of the ex-princely State of Ranavav (Porbandar) and Jamnagar and, therefore, it is still popularly known as Rana Barda and Jam Barda. Entire area is the reserve forest and had been notified as Sanctuary in the year 1979. The settlement of the area has been completed, but final notification is yet to be issued. The Sanctuary is
distributed in two districts i.e. Porbandar and Jamnagar. The hilly terrain with patches of flat plains at places, the crisscrossing of numerous rivulets and streams and existing dams impart a divine look to the forest. One may hardly abstain from thinking that here is the place, where the saints in ancient times must have attained 'moksha', the ultimate liberation. The Sanctuary area is a green oasis, surrounded by agriculture fields, wastelands and forest.
The Sanctuary hardly has 192.31 sq. km area, but has one of the most diverse floral compositions and therefore a potential source of remedies of many ailments, and therefore deserves to be safeguarded. The terrain of Barda is almost hilly and undulating with an altitude ranging from 79.2 m to 617.8 m. above sea level. At places, there are gentle slopes with exposed rocks. The two main ephemeral rivers are Bileshvary and Joghri. Khambala and Fodara are important dams in the Sanctuary.
Apart from this, the Sanctuary exhibits great variety of invertebrate species including variety of butterflies. Lion, Chinkara, Sambar and Spotted Deer found in the recent past, are now exterminated from Barda. Although the area of Sanctuary is small, it has different types of forests.
 
   Miyani Beach
 
A beach is a geological landform along the shoreline of an ocean, sea or lake. It usually consists of loose particles which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobblestones. The particles of which the beach is composed can sometimes instead have biological origins, such as shell fragments or coralline algae fragments. Wild beaches are beaches which do not have lifeguards or trappings of modernity nearby, such as resortsand hotels.
They are sometimes called undeclared, undeveloped, undefined, or undiscovered beaches. Wild beaches can be valued for their untouched beauty and preserved nature. They are found in less developed areas such as Puerto Rico, Thailand or Indonesia.Beaches often occur along coastal areas where wave or current action deposits and reworks sediments.
 
   Porbandar Beach
 
The Porbandar Beach popular by name 'Chowpati' is a famous tourist attraction in the town. Reconstructed in 2003, it has good seating arrangement for visitors to sit and relax. There is also a skating rink for children. Th Janmashthami fair also takes place in the premises of Chowpati every year.
 
   How to Reach to Porbandar
 
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Porbandar is connected by air to Mumbai
 
   By Rail
 
Railway station on Porbandar-Ahmedabad railway line
 
   By Road
 
Ahmedabad (412 km), Rajkot (187 km), Jamnagar (124 km)
 
 
 
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