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“Know history of Swaminarayan”

Swaminarayan Akshardham
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$70.00*
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Ahmedabad City Walking Tour Including Traditional Gujarati Breakfast and...
Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Gandhinagar
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Reviewed March 9, 2013

Exhibition in temple is fantastic and dont miss it. When anyone enter in temple, first see the exhibition which take 3 hrs time then visit main temple. Light and laser show in the evening is one of its kind which talks about story of Nachiketa.

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Reviewed February 22, 2013

Probably we were expecting too much of this over rated attraction.
We were greatly disappointed.
Except the relicks of sentimental value for the followers of Lord Swaminarayan everything else here is a commercial exhibition.
The forced 3 hours ortdeal of guided tour is not worth.
Most exhibits are of least artistic value and the whole atmosphere is like a dolls exhibition.
If you are disiring of visiting this place watch You tube and the net and then decide.
All the effort and tiring struggle may not be worth.
TKJagannathan

1  Thank tkjagannath
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

Like all swaminarayan temples, this is yet another fabulous piece of architecture. After the terrorist attack which had claimed several lives a few years ago, security has been stepped up and you cant carry your mobile phones etc in there and no photography allowed.

The complex is huge, has very nice well maintained gardens and there is a corner dedicated to kiddie attractions. For a small fee, you can get yourself photographed with the temple as a backdrop.

The history of the temple is so well depicted with statues and other artefacts. Do not miss out on the hour long fountain laser show in the evening. Its worth every minute that you spend in there.

There is a food court which serves various cuisines at a nominal rate, and its very clean and food served is fresh.

About 5 minutes away is a Jain dharamshala with spotless accommodation and simple good food at very very low rates. If you are a Jain, or are accompanied by one, then please do take advantage of this facility. You will find peacocks and langurs hovering around you and the sunrise from the windows is magnificient.

1  Thank Zenobia T
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

History of Swaminarayan and the laser show is worth seeing. It takes 5-6 hours to complete seeing the place and watching laser show

1  Thank Vishwas_Bondade
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Dont miss the lazer show in the evening. Closed on Mondays. Very well built with beautiful lawns. Children can have fun by playing on joyrides.

Thank cuteadi
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