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Porbandar is a port city in India's Gujarat state, with population around 220,000. The city is best known for being the birthplace of Sudama (friend of Lord Krishna) and Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). The seaport is deep-water and all-weather, featuring direct berthing facilities for vessels with DWT tonnage up to 50,000 tons.
- Porbandar has a well-developed tourism economy and infrastructure. City beach (locally known as Chowpati) has a long and sandy coastline along the Indian Ocean. It offers numerous activities and facilities for visitors and commuters, including hotels, restaurants, bars, skating rink for kids. There is also held the annual festival Janamastmi Fair.
- Fishery provides a lot of employment to the city. The best known tourist attractions are Kirti Mandir (Gandhi's temple, originally constructed by Maharaja Sayaji Rao III in 1936), Rana bapu’s Mahal (Gandhi's birthplace), Bharat Mandir (museum) and Tara Mandir (one of India's oldest planetariums).
Port Porbandar cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Porbandar, India. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|17 February, 2020|