Bhavnagar, located in Gujarat, is a sprawling industrial city founded in the 18th century by Bhav Singhji. Founded as a port in 1743, the city is still a prominent trading post for cotton products. Bhavnagar is about 203 km south-west of Ahmedabad.
Bhavnagarís commercial importance is enhanced by its proximity with the Gulf of Cambay and the Arabian Sea. The city offers vibrant shades of traditional Gujarati culture to the traveler.