Bharuch is located on the banks of river Narmada. The city is quite ancient as it exists since the era of Mahabharata. Historians have different names like Bharuch, Bhrigutirth and Bhrigukachchha. This prehistoric city also had importance during the Solanki rule. As per the Hindu mythology, the big Asura king, Mahabali conducted a grand yagna and a Brahmin boy, Vaman came to suspend his ritual and ultimately set an end to his command.
Bharuch is a shopping center well known for its salty peanuts. Bharuch people are the followers of different religions and they live in accord. This ancient city is not left with many heritage places but in present times the city has a set up of heavy industries. This is one of the most industrialized cities in the Gujarat. There are big chemical plants manufacturing paints, dyes, cotton, textiles, fertilizers and dairy products. Bharuch City is known for fertilizer plants, chemicals and IT services. All these valuable information will be a useful travel guide Bharuch for all the tourists.