Bhavanagar is also known as the Sanskari Kendra or the Cultural city and is identified for its cultural ingenuity and the literary laureates who were born and reside in the city. Narsinh Mehta, Ganga Sati, Jhaverchand Meghani, Kavi Kant, Govardhan Tripathi and many other poets, writers and artists have been part of the cultural and literary heritage of the city.
The palace that was designed by a German architect as a royal residence is now a heritage hotel.
Takhteshwar Temple is situated in the heart of the
city atop a hillock. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was
constructed way back in the 18th century. It was named after an ardent
patron called Takhtsinhji.
Blackbuck National Park
Sprawling over ome 34 sq km at Bhavnagar,
Blackbuck National Park is a favourite haunt for the
lovers of wildlife. Here's your chance to meet a herd or two of
antelopes, wolves, blackbucks and more. Flat lands spread far and wide,
glistening with patches of dry grass.