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Address: Kaliyabid, Bhavnagar 364002, India

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Gaurshankar lake was constructed by Dewan of Bhavnagar State about 140 years back for supplying drinking water to the people. The natural surrounding is now removed due to public... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
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Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gaurshankar lake was constructed by Dewan of Bhavnagar State about 140 years back for supplying drinking water to the people. The natural surrounding is now removed due to public encroachment but Victoria Park Reserved Forest of 202 ha, is just adjacent to lake.It is paradise for Bird Lovers as many species of birds are found here with migratory birds. Some... More 

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Good place to see if you are visiting Bhavnagar for sight seen. Not much amusement but yes visiting once is worth.

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Bhavnagar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

This is a nice destination among the bhavnagar city where you can spent nice time with your family. visit once, you will be definitely love this place.

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Jamnagar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

It is very good lake in Bhavnagar. Also it is know as "Bortalav", It is well maintained. Also boating facility available here. One good temple is located on the bank of lake

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Dibrugarh, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

"Bor Talav" as it is popularly known by all in Bhavnagar has been a place of fun, frolic and fantasy for me since childhood. The deep blue waters banked by high walled pathway with a dam and reservoir area escorted by the ancient temple on one side and the luxurious Sundravas Bunglow on the other and the monolithic yet fatherly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is known as Bor-Talav. Very well known lake in Bhavnagar city. There is a "palace property" of the King of Bhavnagar near by this lake. People can enjoy site seeing & Boting over there. Also people can click snaps. There is a Balvatika Place with it for children play area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The place popularly known as "Bor Talav" is not as clean these days as it was earlier. But still children would enjoy this place as they can enjoy view to huge water storage. And there are many small food stalls which childrens can enjoy.

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