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Gandhinagar



Gandhinagar is the city becomes popular these days for tourism. The value of Gandhinagar city is increasing because of countless tourist destinations. Gandhinagar is the capital of Gujarat allowing voyagers to take pleasure of many destinations such as Akshardham Shrine, Children’s Park, Capital Complex, Sarita Udyan and many more.

Akshardham shrine is one of the biggest temples in India located in Gandhinagar City. This key pilgrim location is amazingly constructed and maintenance of shrine is managed by Akshardham management with collaboration with Gujarat
government. Other spots of Gandhinagar are also amazingly constructed and properly managed.


Gandhinagar also faced the historical wars and many rulers ruled the city at intervals. King of Pathepur Mr. Pethasinh ruled city in 13th century after him, Patan of Sultanate won the battle and ruled the city. Later Sultan Ahmed changed the capital Patan to Ahmadabad. Before independence, Gujarat and Maharashtra were the part of big state Bombay, though state was divided after Independence on 1st May, 1960.


Gandhinagar City is named after Mahatma Gandhi and founded in 1965. City was declared as capital of Gujarat in 1971 after the complete construction done by expert architects who built the city Chandigarh.

Attraction in Gandhinagar:
Adalaj: the first key spot for voyagers is Adalaj ni Vav. Spot is only 18 kms away from Gandhinagar city center. Queen Ruda Bai built Adalaj spot in 1499 and its structural design was done after long research of Queen Ruda Bai.


Sabarmati Ashram: everybody knows Shri Mahatma Gandhi the father of nation India. He started the historic 'Satyagraha Andolan’ from Sabarmati Ashram. In early ages, the Ashram was recognized as Kocharab Bungalow. Mahatma Gandhi stayed for 18 years in this house from 1915-1933. He began the Satyagraha from this house, which becomes the big reason for India’s freedom.


Indroda Nature Park: a park with entry fee is available in Gandhinagar. Park is recognized as INP (Indroda Nature Park) also identified as IDFP (Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park). This garden area is the part of Sarita Udhyan located in popular Indroda village. Voyagers can watch species such as deer, porcupine, hare, wild boar and numerous other animals.


Akshardham Temple: the most attracting and impressive temple Akshardham is available for voyagers. It is also recognized as Swaminarayan shrine located at only gap of 2 kms from Gandhinagar city center. Construction of shrine was completed by BAPS (Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha) and founder of firm was Shastriji Maharaj.


Gujarat Science City: this paid entry place is next tourist destination of Gandhinagar. Constructed by State Government of Gujarat for encouraging science to common people.


Lord Swaminarayan: A shrine of Shirdi Sai Baba and temple of Swaminarayan both are located in the same area. The Tithal beach close to these temples is third tourist place in one location. Voyagers can take pleasure of all 3 places and can take blessings of Shridi Sai baba and Swaminarayan. However, beach is 4 kms away from Sirdi Sai Baba temple.


Hanumanji Temple: Gujarat is the historical as well as religious place where countless temples are available. Hanuman Shrine is one of the holy places having idol made of saffron color.


Hathee Singh Jain Temple: marvel structural jain temple is next tourist place. Shrine was constructed in 1850 A.D. named after Hathee Singh who was the trader in Gujarat. This shrine is dedicated to 15th Jain Trithanakara and structure is beautifully designed.


Few more places for voyagers in Gandhinagar are Capital Complex, Sarita Udhyan, Craftsmen's Village,
Vithalbhai Patel Bhawan, and Rani Roopmatis Mahal.

Attaining to Gandhinagar:
Reaching Gandhinagar city from Ahmadabad is best option. Ahmadabad is just 26 kms away, Indore is 558 kms, Jaipur is 597 kms away, Pune is 695 kms far and New Delhi is 893 kms only.
       
By Train: Gandhinagar city is easy reachable from Ahmadabad.  Trains for Ahmadabad are available frequently from Rajkot, Gandhidham, Okha, Vadodara, Jamnagar, Surat, Somnath and many other cities of Gujarat.  Not only Gujarat cities trains to reach Ahmadabad and Gandhinagar station both many trains are accessible from diverse cities of India like MumbaiNagpurBhopalUjjainJaipur,  Bikaner, Ajmer, Kochi / CochinJodhpur, GuwahatiAmritsarJammu and Kolkata.  Voyagers can book tickets for Gandhinagar from Ahmadabad, Bandra Terminus (Mumbai), New Delhi,  HaridwarIndoreBhavnagar, Okha, and countless other cities.

By Air: Gandhinagar city is not having own airport so voyagers have to attain flights for Ahmadabad,  which is the international airport. The international airport of Ahmadabad is named as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport. Flights in huge amount are reaching Vallabhbhai airport from abroad and Indian cities both. Abroad countries offering flights for Ahmadabad are Sydney, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt, Kabul, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Muscat, Paris and Dammam. Indian cities offering flights are New DelhiChennaiBangaloreKolkata and several more.

By Bus: by road is good option to reach Gandhinagar. Countless state and private bus services are offering direct buses for Gandhinagar. However, buses for Ahmadabad are available from New Delhi, Agra, Mumbai and many cities of India.

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