Mandvi was established by Rao Khengarji in 1585. It was a famous harbour being connected to south Africa, Zanzibar, Arabia, Malaysia, China and Japan. Kutchi merchants have long established themselves in every seaport of India. Mandvi is 60 km. From Bhuj and is situated south of Bhuj on the sea shore. It is famous for ship building and for its beach which is very clean with blue water 8 kms.