Akshardham Temple

The well known Akshardham Temple is located at Gandhi Nagar that witnesses more than 2 million of visitors every year. The Akshardham Temple is an architectural masterpiece where you will witness the hoarded wealth of Gujarati architecture. The Akshardham Temple is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan, the father of Swaminarayan Faith. You will find a big idol of Lord Swaminarayan inside this grand temple.

The beautiful Akshardham Temple celebrates the commandments of Swaminarayan faith. You will be amazed to see the unique sandstone carvings which proves to be the unique example of great craftsmanship, which is in fact an architectural marvel of the century. The architectural masterpiece of Akshardham Temple is the symbol of humanity in Gujarat. The design of the Akshardham Temple glorify the Indian culture.

The Akshardham Temple near Ahmedabad is a 10 storied edifice made out of 6,000 tonnes of pink sandstones. An interesting aspect of the Akshardham Temple is that, the structure of sandstone stands erect without the use of a single iron rod during its construction.

The Akshardham Temple comprises of 93 sculpted pillars. The whole structure of the Akshardham Temple was completed with the help of nearly 900 skilled craftsmen. A large number of tourists and the devout of Lord Swaminarayan come to this holy place to pray. The Akshardham Temple has acquired both national and international fame for the wonder of its architecture.

If you ever plan your holiday trip to Ahmedabad, don't forget to pay your visit to the famous Akshardham temple near Ahmedabad.

Location of Akshardham, Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Akshardham, Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - Enty Fee, Timing, Address, Official Website

AddressSector 20, J Road, Gandhinagar, (about 30 km from Ahmedabad) Gujarat - 382020
Entry Fee for Exhibition:Fee for Adults - 50 Rs.
Fee for Children - 30 Rs.
Exhibition Timing:Visiting Hours - 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Main Entry Timing:Visiting Hours - 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Days When ClosedMonday
Phone No (Official) +91-79-23260001/ 23260002
Official Websitehttp://www.ahmedabad.org.uk/religious-places/akshardham-temple.html
Photography allowed or notAllowed outside the Temple.
Nearest railway stationSabarmati Railway Station

Last Updated on : July 6, 2015