About Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is a beautiful shrine dedicated to Lord Narayan. It is a fine example of nineteenth century Indian architecture. This Temple is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ahmedabad the day after Diwali, when people from all over the country and abroad come for ‘darshan’.
The deities within the sanctum are elaborately decorated with ornately carved ornaments and colorful fabrics. The intricate carvings within the Temple premises showcase the artistic craftsmanship of the artisans. The Temple has also preserved all the personal artefacts of Swami Narayan.
Whenever you visit the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, do not miss out on the morning Aarti to experience one of the most mesmerizing rituals of all time. The Temple also has a fascinating water show and a light and sound show in the evenings.
Location: J Road, Sector 20, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382020
Entry Fee: Entry is free. Abhishek Rs 50
Timing: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM; Light and sound show - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Best Time to Visit: July to October