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Gandhinagar , Gujarat

Gandhinagar is a large , floishing and beautiful capital of the state of Gujarat. Lying on the est bank of the Sabarmati river, it represents a well planned and architecturally very well integrated city. This is the kind of city that India should concentrate on building in the future. It has a wonderful balance of nature and urbanisation and gives its residents a peaceful and happy environment to live in. The wholecity is divided into thirty sectors which are all self sufficient. This Gandhinagar is one of the best planned cities to live in. `You need to visit Gandhinagar to take a look at an ideal city. There are always visionaries who wantto build a city which is absolutely perfect in structure and extremely convenient for all those people who live in it. There will be lawns and the right amount of spce between houses. There is going to be residential belt and an industrial belt. When you reach Gandhinagar you feel that dream has been realised. A city so wonderfully planned, it gives you all the inspiration you need to be in a city. The capital of Gujarat has emerged as one of the fastest growing regions in the country. In addition to housing one of the largest manufacturing bases in India, Gujarat also accounts for a disproportionately large share of the investor and entrepreneurial population in the country. Thus not only is it pretty it is also prospering and contributing to India in a major way. The things yopu need to definitely pick up while you are here are wood carvings, terracotta works and jewellery that you find here. The craft is exquisite. And before you return visit theAkshatdham temple and the Adlaj steps in this place.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 31.0°C /88.0°F 70 mm 264feet 11841.0 /km2 Jan-Feb,Oct-Dec Coming Soon


Places of Interest

  • Akshardham

    "Akshardham (Gujarati: ???????????? ????????, Devnagari: ???????????? ????????) is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India.[1] Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. The building was inspired and developed by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual head of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, whose 3,000 volunteers helped 7,000 artisans construct Akshardham.[1][2]\nThe temple, which attracts approximately 70 percent of all tourists who visit Delhi,[3][4] was officially opened on 6 November 2005.[1] It sits near the banks of the Yamuna adjacent to the 2010 Commonwealth Games village in eastern New Delhi.[5] The temple, at the center of the complex, was built according to the Vastu Shastra and Pancharatra Shastra. In addition to the large central temple crafted entirely of stone, the complex features exhibitions on incidents from the life of Swaminarayan and the history of India, an IMAX feature on the early life of Swaminarayan as the teenage yogi, Nilkanth, a musical fountain on the message of the Upanishads, and large landscaped gardens. The temple is named after a belief in Swaminarayan Hinduism.[6]"


  • Capital Complex


    Capital Complex

  • Children's Park

    "A park is basically a well pruned and preserved area of land meant for people to come and relax, enjoy and spend some time away from the routine of their homes and work.\nA Children's Park as the very name indicates, is a park meant for children to come in the mornings and evenings to spend their leisure time in the open and fresh air of the park, away from their congested homes and busy environments. A children's park has several playthings for them to play with and enjoy.\nThere are swings, slides, rods for hanging upon for exercise, and many other such items that provide for children their much required exercise, enjoyment, and refreshment away from their busy schedules of school and home.\nIn the mornings, in these parks children come with their parents or elders for walks, exercises and jogging, while, in the evening time they are again there for playing and having a good time after a heavy school routine. On the open space in a park, we can see children, the bigger ones playing games like badminton, cricket, and hockey, while the small ones enjoy the slides and swings."

    Children's Park

  • Sarita Udyan

    "Sarita Udyan (udyan = garden) is a highly popular yet decrepit park in the city of Gandhinagar. It is slowly being eroded by the river it is situated next to. Based on a detailed study of the topography of the site, we developed land conservation measures and a conceptual design for the park, which took off from the highly regulated grid structure of the city. We created distinct activity zones designed to accommodate the varied interests of a city wide population that was anticipated to use the park"

    Sarita Udyan

  • Craftmen's Village

    "Located near Gandhinagar, on the Sabarmati river back, is Pethapur village, only 7 kms from the capital. Once famous for its colourful `Bandhani' saris, the village also used to export wooden printing blocks to Singapore. The wooden blocks, with exquisite patterns carved on them, are used for the hand-printing of cloth. They are still in demand among the people. Some of the printing centres in India are Ahmedabad, Bombay, Jetpur and Rajkot. The Pethapur craftsmen are mainly Gujjar Suthars."

    Craftmen's Village


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