Thursday, May 31, 2012

Bharuch

Bharuch

Travelling in India
Location: Eastern part of Gujarat

The oldest town in the state Gujarat, preserving a 2000 year history. The city lies at the mouth of the holy river Narmada. Bharuch also known as Bhroach, was also an important Buddhist center in ancient time. The place was named after the famous 'Bhrigukachba' temple, devoted to great saint Bhrigu Rishi. Though the city is a fine example of ancient history but now a prosperous industrial town, which is renowned for its big textile mills, chemical plants, long staple cotton, dairy products and many more. Bharuch is sometimes called as 'Kanam Pradesh'(black soil land) because of distinctive coloration of the soil. Bharuch is also great place to shop.

Bharuch Mandir
Travelling in India
Location: Eastern part of Gujarat
How To Reach: The nearest international airports are Mumbai(375km) and Ahmadabad(200km). The nearest domestic airport is Vadodara(75km). Bharuch railway station, 'Bharuch Junction' is on Mumbai- Delhi- Ahmadabad line, which connects the Northern, Central & Western Railway link. National Highway 8 passes through Bharuch and has a good road network . State transport buses and private luxury coaches connects Bharuch with various centers of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan.
Where To Stay: There are plenty of hotel options.
When To Go: September to March


The oldest town in the state Gujarat, preserving a 2000 year history. The city lies at the mouth of the holy river Narmada. Bharuch also known as Bhroach, was also an important Buddhist center in ancient time. The place was named after the famous 'Bhrigukachba' temple, devoted to great saint Bhrigu Rishi. Though the city is a fine example of ancient history but now a prosperous industrial town, which is renowned for its big textile mills, chemical plants, long staple cotton, dairy products and many more. Bharuch is sometimes called as 'Kanam Pradesh'(black soil land) because of distinctive coloration of the soil. Bharuch is also great place to shop.

Bharuch Mandir

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