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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  • Religiously beautiful, is this temple, showcasing the local lifestyle of people. Morning is the best time to visit this temple.  more »
  • The place is very well maintained. Satsang was in progress. We were able to very close to the Idols & have Darshan. Would definitely visit again.  more »
  • We visited temple near Sabarmati river. Nice and clean temple. They had Annakot (display of offerings / prasad of various food items) and included lot of sweets, snacks items, fruits, vegetables. Also...  more »
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  • Nice temple of god swaminarayan
  • Very good place for meditation.
  • Very peaceful place
  • Good place
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