Beautiful houses of western architecture and multistoried flats can be seen in major township wtih all modern facilities providing evidence of modernisation.
The old, walled city of Bhuj is the most important town in Kachchh and also the district headquarters. Rao Khengarji of the Jadeja dynasty, which ruled over Kachchh for more than 400 years, founded Bhuj in 1548 AD. Bhuj is distinguished by its brightly decorated Hindu Temples, beautiful palaces and intricately carved wooden pavilions. It is a paradise for handicraft lovers. The houses here are decorated both from inside as well as outside with linear relieves made from mud and mirrors. Bhuj is famous for embroidery.
The oldest Museum of Gujarat is situated in Bhuj.Be it the bandhni (tie and dye) and batik textiles, or the intricate silk embroidery done on leather, each artifact is a labour of love for the craftspersons. Different castes and communities do the colorful thread embroidery on cloth in their own distinct way. The region was also known for the enamel work done on gold and silver jewelry, lacquered wood, seashell toys and metal bells.