We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
SUMMER SALE ENDS TUESDAY Get up to 15% off unforgettable experiences.
See details
SUMMER SALE ENDS TUESDAY Save up to 15%.
See details

Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur

Opens in 6 min: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (115)
All photos (115)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“heritage walk”(12 reviews)
“bright colors”(2 reviews)
About
This temple is the first temple of the Swaminarayan sect to have been built. In 1822, the land was given by the British government to do so, and Swaminarayan himself entrusted the responsibility for the construction of the temple to Ananandanand...more
Opens in 6 min
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:45 PM - 9:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Shree Swaminarayan Road | Kalupur, Ahmedabad 380001, India
More
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Ahmedabad
from $32.00
More Info
from $37.00
More Info
Reviews (195)
Filter reviews
183 results
Traveler rating
92
69
18
2
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
92
69
18
2
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews heritage walk beautiful temple bright colors british government spiritual place holy place to visit old city clean temple big temple great architecture lord bracket defining teak aarti god devotees
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 183 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this temple as we heard that this temple was one of the 1st that was created by Lord Swaminarayan. And we werent disappointed as the paintings and carvings in this temple were so beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Hwsthejosh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a city better known for its collection of historic mosques, this colourful and elaborate temple from a Hindu sect offers an interesting contrast. Of interest to the traveller are the balconies with their brightly painted eave brackets, the white marble sculptures, the spiked wooden...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank camsean
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Sorry to say just avoid to stay in this place ...as we stayed here in a view to been in a holy place with good peace loving n sewa bhavi people ....but very much disappointed with rude n third class behaviour of Mr.Navin on management...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DEVANSH S
Reviewed February 5, 2019

This temple is so beautiful and huge. You have amazing carvings all over the structure. It is also where the Heritage Walk of Ahmedabad starts from. It is very peaceful and not very crowded also. Parking is available.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank agarwalsonika
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Perhaps the oldest temple started by Shree swaminarayan from where it spread over not only across Gujarat but even to international locations. Simply majestic & grand. Situated in a crowded old city kalupur area is must visit to get the divine blessings.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank PRAMOD J
Reviewed January 29, 2019

This temple is beautiful and unique. The women in our group were lucky enough to visit the woman's section and were made very welcome

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matisse08
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Swaminarayan temple in kalupur was old temple build by shree swaminarayan him self. It was beautiful temple and well organised and maintained.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ArpanPahm
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Very attractive architectural arch and bracket painted in bright colours, anywhere in the Swaminarayan temple you will get the perfect characteristic.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thawaitrajkumar
Reviewed November 15, 2018

This is really very nice heritage place and wonderful statues of LORD NARNARAYAN and LORD SWAMINARAYAN . This is a first Swaminarayan temple of the world and built up in the presence of LORD SWAMINARAYAN.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sightseer65654748434
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This is one of the Saminarayan temples in Ahmedabad. It's right in the city center and still has a huge area around it. The temple in itself is very beautiful which is in line with all Swaminarayan temples. Since it's right in the city center...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank deshiashish
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 210 nearby hotels
The Cloud Hotel
52 reviews
.83 miles away
TGB Express Maninagar
38 reviews
1.02 miles away
Hotel Dimple international
7 reviews
1.59 miles away
OYO 978 Marshall The Hotel
34 reviews
1.62 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,863 nearby restaurants
Lijjat Khaman
13 reviews
.35 miles away
Rasna Restaurant
13 reviews
.36 miles away
Shakti The Sandwich Shop
6 reviews
.15 miles away
Pepper Tree
5 reviews
.36 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 234 nearby attractions
Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary
96 reviews
.49 miles away
Kankaria Lake
1,924 reviews
.37 miles away
Balvatika
45 reviews
.30 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
DeepaliK
March 20, 2019|
Answer
Response from Matisse08 | Reviewed this property |
Our visit was short, and so much to see and experience. I do not remember what prasad was served, or if any was served whilst we were there.
0
Votes
Uma K
May 25, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jigish_Vyas | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a facility by Mandir Trust for stay and food alongwith assistance for tourists.
0
Votes