Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 9.30 AM - 7.30 PM ,
Saturday: 9.30 AM - 7.30 PM ,
Sunday: 9.30 AM - 7.30 PM ,
Public Holidays: 9.30 AM - 7.30 PM
Akshardham Temple is located 28 km away from Ahmedabad in Gandhi Nagar. Foundation of this temple at Gandhinagar was laid by Bochasanwasi Akshar-Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS). Visited by around 2 million of devotees every year, this temple is one of the most popular attractions of the city. The temple dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan, reflects the wealth of Gujarati architecture.
This architectural masterpiece is the symbol of humanity in Gujarat and celebrates the commandments of Swaminarayan faith. Made using 6,000 tonnes of pink sandstones, this 10 storied temple comprises 93 sculpted pillars. The edifice is 240 ft in length, 131 feet in width and 108 feet in height. The main highlight of the architecture is that the entire structure of sandstone is standing erect...