Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 6.00 AM - 7.00 PM ,
Saturday: 6.00 AM - 7.00 PM ,
Sunday: 6.00 AM - 7.00 PM ,
Public Holidays: 6.00 AM - 7.00 PM
Akshardham Temple or Swaminarayan Temple is one of the most popular temples of Gandhinagar. It is located just 2 km away from the main city and was constructed by Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS). The BAPS was established by Shastriji Maharaj in 1907, was opened for public in 1992.
This temple has over 100 pillars, balconies, a podium and around 17 domes. The entire temple features more than two hundred windows. Moreover, it features an idol of Swaminarayan in the central hall.