Hindu Pilgrimage
 
Akshardham
Akshardham is the famous temple of "Swaminarayan Sect" which is the richest sect in the world. It is a unique cultural complex built in Gandhinagar in memory of Lord Swaminrayan. Inspired by H. D. Pramukh Swami Maharaj,Akshardham is a miracle worked by the service and devotion of thousands of volunteers. It is an intricately carved, majestic monuments of 6000 tons of pink sand stone awash with spiritual stillness. The entire monument was built without the use of steel. Besides a 7 feet gold leafed idol of Lord Swaminarayan and his holy relics, there are three exhibitions on Indian Culture with light and Sound shows, a multimedia show and an animatronic show. Games, rides and food refreshments are other attractions of Akshardham.

How to get there

Nearest Airport is Ahmedabad.
Nearest Railway Stations are Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad.
State transport buses connects various centres of Gujarat. It is situated 32 Kms. north east of Ahmedabad.
 
 
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