Date of Establishment- 1979.
Area Covered- 192.31square.kilometers.
Location- The sanctuary is situated around 15kilometers from the town of Porbander that faces the Arabian Sea.
Know Barda Wildlife Sanctuary!
Barda Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at a distance of around 15kms from the Arabian Sea. The sanctuary is also known as the Rana Barda forest as in the past the place belonged to the city of Ranavav in Porbandar district, Gujarat. In the year 1979, the place was declared as a sa... read more
Porbandar Birds Sanctuary
The best season to visit the sanctuary: October to March
The area was taken over by the Forest Department from the Porbandar Municipality on 26.7.1990, and the Sanctuary was notified by the State Government under section 18 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. The Sanctuary was declared based on recommendations made by Mr. Peter Jackson, a naturalist of an international repute, who visited Porbandar in 1981. This is the smallest bird Sanctuary ... read more
This temple was built in 1936 by Maharaja Sayaji Rao to perpetuate the glorious memory of his beloved ancestors. Meaning 'Hall of Fame', it's a memorial for the Gaekwad rulers. Designed in the Hindu style, it is a magnificent stone building with domes, terraces, balconies and a central 'shikhara'. It is decorated with murals by the famous Indian artist, Nandlal Bose