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Swaminarayan Mandir

Kalupur, Ahmedabad, India
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Ranked #14 of 103 Attractions in Ahmedabad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Don't miss this temple. This is really a place worth visiting. Know the details of Swaminarayan and bit history.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

As I have collected information about the temple, this is the first temple of the Swaminarayan Sampradaya,the temple is located at sahibaug in kallupur area of Ahmedabad.The temple was built on the instructions of Swaminarayan.The temples architecture is based on Burma teakwood ,every colored arch and bracket is a bright different shade and is common theme in most Swaminarayan temples.... More

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Gurgaon, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The entry ritual is just too much. Can't blame given the security concerns. Huge is the word and grand. If you like gardens, temple architecture you can consider. End of the day this is a temple but just too much crowd around spoils the peace.

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Jodhpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was really fascinated about this temple and took my family for the pooja ritual. The main negative point is the location of this place as it is located in the center of chaotic city and one cannot concentrate on the aspects of pooja and heal spiritually. But we still managed to keep our religious aesthetics intact.

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Auckland, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This temple is a nice clean temple to visit. It was undergoing renovations when we visited. However, we were still able to pay our respects to the main deity and there is no pressure to hurry through your visit.

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Ahmedabad, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is fine clean and appreciable atmosphere , one can pray god at ease with high confidence .people meet each other with ist and joy even priests are friendly too.

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The Swaminarayan Mandir is excellent and feast to the eye. There is a audio-visual presentation inside about several aspects of life and a film show as well. In the evening the light and sound show is terrific with - as I was told - fusion light and sound show with French technology, nowhere in India available. excellent

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Swaminayan Mandir is quite interesting for its sculptures and decorations, but the fact that cars drive close by and that it is too much embedded in the city itself both make it difficult to consider that temple as emotional and impressive as it could have been otherwise.

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
17 reviews 17 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

akshardhaam and swaminarayan is the same at Gandhinagar. very well maintained and good for a one time visit. No entry fee, but ensure that you carry nothing except your wallet (if needed) phones of any kind are not allowed. No cameras as well.

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El Centro, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

light water show mind boggling but really true to life simple veg food very much organized as it should be

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