Kutch literally means something which intermittently becomes wet and dry; a large part of this district is known as Rann of Kutch which is shallow wetland which submerges in water during the rainy season and becomes dry during other seasons. The same word is also used in the languages of Sanskrit origin for a tortoise and garments to be worn while having a bath. The Rann is famous for its marshy salt flats which become snow white after the shallow water dries up each season before the monsoon rains.
Alfred High School, the first High School of Kutch established in 1870 is also an architect heritage of town. Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University is located in Bhuj. University has 28 colleges affiliated, seven of them are in Bhuj. University gives degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce, Law Education, Management, Pharmacy, Social Welfare, Medicine and Engineering. Other schools include St. Xaviers High School(Eng. Med, Guj. Board), Matruchaya Kanya Vidhayalay( Guj. Med, Guj. Board), Sheth V.D. High School(Guj. Med, Guj. Board), Smruti School Mankuva( Guj.med, Eng. Med). There is also a Medical Collage, named Adani Medical College.Govt. polytechnic college for diploma courses.
Bhuj is a famous destination for shopping of handicraft work like bandhni(tie and Dye), leather work. Artists of nearby villages bring their art work for sale in Bhuj haat which is situated near jubilee ground. Bhuj is famous for jolly nature of citizens, usually they go to surrounding of Hamirsar lake to relax. Bhuj is also famous for its food specially Pakvans, dabelies(local burger which is stuffed with mashed potato cooked with masala curry and serious chuttaneys. bhuj is famous for his gujarati thali which is unlimited gujarati food, Hotel green rock near bus station is good place to have gujarati thali.