Dhoraji is a large and flourishing town on the bank of the river
Safura, a branch of the river Bhadar. It is situated at 21°45'
N and 70°37'E in Rajkot district of Gujarat.
Sir Bhagwatsinhji, the noble ruler of Gondal State was born at
Dhoraji Darbargadh. He studied at Bombay University and received
honors from Edinburgh University. During his extensive travels to
Europe and England, he was greatly impressed by Paris and got interested
in the principles of European town planning. On his return to Gondal,
he established a town-planning department and in the late 19th century,
introduced town-planning principles to regularize and monitor the
growth of the fortified towns of Gondal, Dhoraji and Upleta.
Nearest airports are Porbandar (99 km), Rajkot (88 km), Keshod (70
Flights are available from Rajkot to Mumbai: 3 daily, 50min- 1hr.
Dhoraji and Upleta are on Ahmedabad-Porbandar line.
Ahmedabad to Porbandar : 1daily, 10hr 25min.
Rajkot (88 km), Ahmedabad (313 km).
Best time to visit: October to March
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