is an administrative district
in the state of Gujarat
, with its headquarters at Navsari
city. The district covers an area
of 2,211 square kilometres
, and had a population
of 1,229,250 in 2001.
Dudhia Talao:Dudhia Talao was a lake earlier. It has become a major market area with a shopping center. There is a reputed eye hospital near Dudhia Talao built in early 70's. The Ashapuri Temple is on Dudhia Talao. Part of the Dudhia Talao was given to J.N. Tata Navsari Memorial Trust and they filled up the pond and built one of the finest Auditorium in Navsari where Performing Arts and meetings take place. It is known as J.N. Tata Memorial Hall.
Navsari has a large Parsi-Zoroastrian community. Dr. Dadabhoy Navroji & Mr. Jamshedji Tata
, founder of the Tata group
of companies, were born here. J. N. Tata's birth place is still preserved as a memorial by the local branch of Tata Steel
Factory in the outskirts of the city.
Sayaji Vaibhav Library is an important public building in Navsari. Meherji Rana Library of Tarota Bazaar, Motafalia, Navsari has one of the oldest scriptures of Zoroastrian community.
The city picked up a greater pace commercially during the diamond polishing business soared in the region.
Jehangir Talkies is one of the oldest cinema house. The name talkies implies that it refers to the era when movies started talking.
Tower is a clock tower in Navsari. It serves as important landmark. The old post office of Navsari was near the Tower. Navsari's postal... Read More