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Noted for its sandy beaches, Madhavpur is a small town along the Arabian Sea Coast in Porbandar District of Gujarat. It is around 60 km south-east of Porbandar.

The town finds mention in Hindu religious texts and is believed that Krishna had married Rukmini at this place. The legend is kept celeberated by the Mer community by holding a fair, called Chaitra Sud 12, every year. The Haveli temple of Madhavraiji and Madhavpur Beach are the chief attraction. The Javeli temple of Madhavraiji is another attraction. There also is a Bethak of Mahaprabuji as Shri vallabhachrya had given discourse on Shrimad Bhagwat for seven days over here.

Nearest airport is Porbandar Airport. Nearest major railhead is Porbandar Railway Station.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Porbandar

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