It was said that Mandvi was established by first Jadeja ruler of Kutch, Rao Khengarji in the late 16th century. The tourism is delightful and throng by various travelers from India and abroad. The city also a good place to just relax because it has fine climatic condition throughout the year. Mandvi is dotted with old buildings with stone carving and plaster decorations. The architecture is a fusion of Indian and European style. Other than that temples are good place to visit. Other tourist attractions are girl high school ( a former palace) and a light house.