What to see


Sharad Baug Palace

Sharad Baug palace was built in 1867 AD. It is situated in the east of Hamirsar Lake. It is an Italian style construction. In Sharad Baug palace campus, Aurangzeb’s elder brother Dara shikoh was hidden by the king of kutch for two months in ‘Khasi Wadi Palace’.

The great garden of Sharad Baug palace has various types of plants, lots of migratory birds carrying different types of species wildlife and butterflies. There are many Ayurvedic medicinal plants, different types of trees which are only grown in kutch, students who study may gain a lot of knowledge about such various, unique plants and work for this special knowledge. They will have to have a long stay in kutch.

Kutch is said to be a very dry place but Sharad Baug palace can give a major comfort between greenery and fresh air, make our guests feel very close to nature and feel relaxed. This palace is not only full of greenery but is pollution-free and very much peaceful. A long walk can keep you healthy and fresh surrounded by herbs and flowers. It is mainly for nature lovers.

“Sharad Baug palace was one of the special and favorite palaces of the Rulers of kutch”


Hamirsar Lake

Hamirsar lake is a 450-year-old lake named after Jadeja ruler Rao Hamir (1472-1524), the founder of Bhuj. The lake was built during the reign of Rao Khengarji I, the founder of the Jadeja dynasty in Kutch, who named it after his father Rao Hamir. Rao Khengarji I chose this place as an oasis in saline and arid Kutch and over several decades, developed canals and tunnels to bring together water from three river systems and recharge aquifers, to fulfill the needs of Bhuj, which was also declared as the capital of his kingdom by him in 1549.



Kutch museum was initially formed as a part of the School of Arts established by Khengarji III, the Maharao of Kutch State. It was founded on 1 July 1877. The museum was earlier known as Fergusson Museum.


The Great Rann Of kutch

The Great Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India, and the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is about 7,505.22 square kilometers (2,897.78 sq mi) in size and is reputed to be one of the largest salt deserts in the world. This area has been inhabited by the Kutchi people.


Mandvi Beach

Mandvi Beach is one of the finest deluxe camps situated along the 1666km long Gujarat coastline. One of India’s best-kept secrets, the deluxe camp at Mandvi Beach is part of the private beach estate of the Maharaos (rulers of Kutch) which is completely safe, secured from outside visitors, and privately-owned. While the sun-kissed sands and warm tropical waters make Mandvi Beach a great holiday destination, Mandvi’s Palace is one of the grandest in Gujarat state and has a museum of princely heirlooms.


Matana Madh

Mata no Madh is a village in Lakhpat Taluka of Kutch district, Gujarat, India. The village lies surrounded by hills on both banks of a small stream and has a temple dedicated to Ashapura Mata, the household deity of former Jadeja rulers of Kutch State. She is also considered the patron deity of Kutch.



Koteshwar is a small village and the location of an ancient Shiva temple. It located near the mouth of Kori Creek, in the west of Kutch district of Gujarat, India.

In past, the temple was almost entirely cut off from the mainland by tidal creeks but now is connected by road. Koteshwar Shiva is said to be the Bhairava of Hinglaj Mata residing at Hinglaj. The virtuous devotees are therefore recommended to visit Koteshwar after they have visited the Hinglaj Mata temple.


Swaminarayan Temple

Lord Shree Swaminarayan was always attracted by the divine attributes of the devotees of Kutch. After his appointment as the spiritual leader of the whole Sampraday, He visited Kutch in the month of Maha Sud 7 Samvat 1860. He spent 30 years of His total lifespan in Gujarat and visited Kutch more than 20 times (His total time spent in Kutch was 7 years). As a result of His frequent visits, a series of inspirational devotees realized that He was none other than the Supreme Purshottam Narayan Himself.



Ramkund stepwell is a square-shaped well with a distance of 56 feet on its side carrying the sculptures of characters like Lord Rama, Devi Sita, Lakshman, and Lord Hanuman from our great old epic Ramayana. It also has 10 incarnations of our lord Vishnu spread all through walls.