The city named Morvi is situated in Rajkot, which is a district in Gujarat, a state in the country called India. The city is also called Morvi. It is an affluent area. Prior to the Indian Independence, the city used to be one of the many princely states. The Jadejas, a Rajput clan, used to reign over this place. Some of the appealing and curious tourist spots to visit in and around the city are Darbagadh, Wellington Secretariat, Mani Mandir, Art Deco Palace and the Suspension Bridge.
The city of Morvi is a perfect choice for making short trips from close by cities and coming back on the same day. The suspension bridge that can be seen in Morvi was constructed in the early 20th century. It is held up to a very high standard and is thought to be an engineering phenomenon. Repairing and restoring activities of the bridge has been carried out recently. It is open for the public viewing at present.
The home for the rulers of Morvi at that time was Darbagadh. While making a trip to the city definitely should see Darbagadh, since it is a marvelous and excellent architecture. Now made into a heritage hotel, it is thus now available for public to go and visit. Another of the sites in Morvi that one should visit is the New Palace. It is one more palace constructed in Morvi. A fusion of various architectural designs and styles can be observed in the making of this building.
With the unusual streets cover with cobblestones and buildings reminding of the 19th century Europe style architecture, Morbi, a town which is situated at a distance of 64 Kms from Rajkot, is an excellent choice for vacation. An orderly arranged and versatile city was constructed by Sir Waghji, Morbi’s previous ruler. He was influenced by the Colonial styles and designs. A gorgeous suspension bridge greets the tourists who visit the city. It is considered to be a wonder of that era in artistic sense as well as technologically.
A large number of clockmakers have sprung up here due to the booming interest in technology. A large array of the clock designs can be found as a result. Fashionable tiles, made up of ceramics in different sizes and colors are promoted due to the availability of sands on the beds of Machchhu River.
PLACES TO VISIT
Darbagadh: The members of the royal family used to dwell in the Darbagadh, which was their initial and original home. It has a wonderful view of the river. The entrance of the Darbagadh is a huge gate, which has strikingly beautiful engravings on it. However this place has been now turned into a heritage hotel.
Suspension Bridge: The suspension bridge’s swinging pylons can be observed while entering Morbi. A wistful memory of Victorian London is reflected in the exquisite riverfront of the place.
Green Chowk: At the heart of the city a square is there, names the Green Chowk. It was constructed keeping in mind the European style of architecture and design. The Green Chowk can be entered by three distinct entry points, gates. The designs of the gate reflect Rajput as well as Italian designs. The designs of these gates are not capable of being imitated.
Other Places: Some of the other appealing and curious tourist spots to visit in and around the city are the Mani Mandir, which is a multi religious Hindu shrine, the Wellington Secretariat build in Rajasthani style and the Art Deco Palace, which was built in the year 1931 with the striking inside decoration varying in designs.