Hotels in Somnath
Hotel AnandInn is the newest Hotels in somnath, welcomes you at the Veraval – Somnath, the mixture of MNC Companies & Famous Pilgrimage Shree Somnath Temple. We are at the nearest place to every public transport providing the comfort and cozy rooms to Visitors and Tourists. Our Rooms have most comforts including AC, RO Water Plant, TV Channels and experience service staff serving 24/7 at your doorstep.
Hotels in veraval – Histroy of Veraval Town
Veraval was founded in 13th or 14th by Rao Veravalji Vadher, a Rajput .Veraval was once a fortified port town of the royal family of Junagadh. It used to be a part of the Kingdom of Junagadh till 1953 when Junagadh was merged with India. The city still bears some remains of the old Nawabi heritage, the beautiful Nawabi summer palace being one of them. There are ruins of the old Nawabi fort and Nawabi Gates in and around the place. The old walls of the port are now ruined, but the impressive Junagadh gate and the Patan gate are still seen, but are in a very bad state.
Veraval Industrial Place
Fisheries has always been the main industry in the town and is dominanted by the Kharwas(fisherfolk). The fishing is done mostly on traditional boats and trawlers. Veraval also has a large boat making industry. Veraval is home to a large number of fish processing factories in G.I.D.C which export prime quality seafood to USA, Japan, SE Asian, Gulf and EU Countries. The seafood-industry which was started through government initiative now is in its prime and many importers are attracted towards Veraval from around the globe. Regional research centers of CIFT and CMFRI situated at Veraval have done Yeoman service in development of fisheries sector in Gujarat. Veraval also is home to Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd (Formerly:Indian-Rayon Industries Ltd) which is one of India's largest rayon manufacturing companies. There are various chemical , thread and cement companies around veraval which provide employment to the local youth. The major ones being Indian Rayon NUVO Ltd. ,Gujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd, Gujarat Siddhee Cement Ltd, Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd.