Swaminarayan Mandir, Ahmedabad

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Admire elaborate ornaments of Swaminarayan Mandir, the first and most important Swaminayaran Hindu temple located in the heart of the city. Built in 1822 during the British imperial administration and supervised by the guru himself, the temple features an ornate white fa├žade with orange linings. The building houses intricate carving in pure Burmese teakwood and beautifully dressed images of gods. Adorned with typical Gujarati designs depicting different aspects of local culture, the pavilions in the temple have a number of galleries and pavilions. Enjoy a stroll along a canopied perimeter and relax to the tune of a musical fountain. With our world travel planner, Ahmedabad attractions like Swaminarayan Mandir can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • October 3, 2017
    A peaceful escape to watch everyone silently rushing to prayer before work and school begins. Open to the public and pictures allowed. Very well maintained and beautiful colours, especially in the sun...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    This big ,grand temple belonging to the Swaminarayan sect , is situated near the railway station . It's very well constructed and the deities inside the temple are a treat to watch . Quite a serene pl...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    very older temple but to go over there, so much traffic and people park like anything. temple have good facility to stay too.  more »
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  • May 31, 2017
    Nice temple of god swaminarayan
  • February 14, 2017
    Very good place for meditation.
  • April 11, 2017
    Very peaceful place
  • April 6, 2017
    Good place
  • December 27, 2016
    Jay swaminarayan

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