The city of Mandvi situated on the banks of the river Rukmavati in the district of Kutch in the state of Gujarat. The city was once a vital port and place of summer retreat for the Ruler of Kachchh. Mandvi was founded in 1581 A.D by the Jadeja Ruler, Shri Khengarji I. The city is famous for the 400 years old ship building industry. The city was initially a fortified town with a 8 m high and 1.2 wide fort wall. The city is a famous production centre of various country crafts made by the local craftsmen.
The Vijay Vilas Palace is a Royal architectural marvel amidst beautiful gardens comprising fountains and water channels. Constructed in 1920 AD, the palace comprises central high dome, Bengal domes (on sides), colored windows, carved-out jails, vaulted bastions and an extended porch. The palace is an architectural masterpiece that has a privately owned private beach.
It is the resting place Syedna Noor Mohammad Nooruddin (R.A.), the 37th Dai-al-Mutlaq of the Dawoodi Bohra Community. The holy destination is visited by an array of people from the Dawoodi Bohra Community come for Ziyarat (a kind of paying tribute).
The Shyamji Krishna Varma Smarak near Lohana Mahajan Wadi was erected in honor of a scholar and freedom fighter, born in Mandvi. It was owing to his efforts that the India House in Britain was established to support the Indian student heading for higher studies in UK.
The Mandvi Beach is located in close proximity with the Kashi-Vishvanath Temple and is also known as Kashi-Vishvanath Beach. The famous beach is a stunning attraction in Mandvi that is visited by an array of travelers and tourists.
is 7 km west of town, named for the windmills that line it to generate electricity for the area. You can get fresh coconuts and other snacks, swim in very pleasant water, and enjoy a nice view of the coastline.
By Air : The nearest airport is at Bhuj (50 km away)
BY Train : The nearest railway station is at Gandhidham
By Road : Mandvi is well-connected to various parts of Gujarat like Bhuj and Rajkot via active bus services.