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Hanging Bridge of Morbi (Julto Pul / Suspension Bridge) is a very famous tourist place. It is an engineering marvel built at the turn of the century, reflects the progressive and scientific nature of the rulers of Morbi. This was built to give a unique identity to Morbi using the latest technology available in those days in Europe. It is 1.25 meters wide and spans 233 meters on the Machchhu River connecting Darbargadh Palace and Lakhdhirji Engineering College.

Palace of former Morbi King - Mani Mandir and Victoria Garden opposite to Mani Mandir are good place to visit.

Green Chowk is a town square approached by series of three gates. European town planning principles inspired the creation of these gates as landmarks in the town.

Nehru Gate is made out of stone using elements of Rajput architecture with central clock tower, while another one uses elements of western architecture and is capped by a three-storey cast iron frame structure with a dome.

Darbargadh, on the bank of Machchu, is an original residence of Morbi rulers. It can be reached by crossing an imposing gate arcaded facade, Now it is the only heritage hotel at Morbi.

Art Deco Palace (1931–1944) is a marvellous example of influence of last phase of art deco movement of Europe. It is poetry in granite, a low two storey in banded horizontal fenestration, curves and bays, which resembles the London underground stations of Charles Holden. The palace has six drawing rooms, six dining rooms, and fourteen bedrooms. The decorated subterranean bedroom, with many erotic murals and a bathroom made from seashells are also noteworthy.

Lakhdhirji Engineering College is housed in Nazarbag Palace.

Famous Ajanta Quartz and Samay Quartz, world's largest clock manufacturer is located on Morbi Road.

Temperature:

                    Summer : Min: 24 °C, Max:42°C

                    Winter : Min: 10°C, Max:24°C

STD Code : 02822

Best time to visit Morbi : October to March

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