Bilimora is a city situated on the banks of the river Ambika, in Gandevi taluka and Navsari
district of Gujarat
state in India
. The city comes under the purview of the Surat
Metropolitan Region. The city is roughly 70 kilometres (43 mi) south of the city of Surat and is the southernmost point of the Surat Metropolitan Region and the Metropolis of Surat. It is also one the larger cities in the area. It is linked to Surat by SH 6 and SH 88.
In the late 18th century, the Baroda State established a naval station at Bilimora, a port about 40 miles (64 km) south of Surat, known as Bunder Bilimora Suba Armor.A fleet of 50 vessels was stationed here, mostly sailboats, cargo vessels for trading and military vessels to secure the sea from the Portuguese, the Dutch and the French.
Bilimora is well connected through rail, road,& sea. It takes 3 hours maximum by train & 3 to 4 hours by road from Mumbai. The closest domestic airport is at Surat and the nearest international air port is at Mumbai.Bilimora has the only rail junction in the Mumbai division line of the Western Railway (India), from which a narrow gauge line separates from the broad line to arrive at Waghai
in the Dang District.
Bilimora is a small city with lot of temples, viz. Somnath Mahadev Mandir, Shri Jalaram Mandir, Shri Gayatri Mandir, Shri Dwarkadhish Mandir, Swaminarayan Mandir, Ganga Mata Temple,Shri Ramji Mandir (at Talodh) and Sikh Gurudwara on Gandevi Road. The new inclusion is Saimander on Somnath Road.Masjid E Mohammadi & Ibatgah Trust the headquarters of Tabligi Jamat in Bilimora engaged in the propagation of true prechings and teachings & Islamic values among Muslims.