Situated on the west bank of River Sabarmati, Gandhinagar is the capital city of Gujarat. It is located 32 km away from Ahmedabad and is named after the Father of the Nation – Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhinagar is a well organized and architecturally advanced city, which is slowly advancing as a popular tourist destination. Along with several tourist destinations, Gandhinagar has also become popular due to several educational institutes started up in the city. Gandhinagar holiday packages are popular among students and history enthusiasts. You can come across several tourist attractions that are mentioned below.
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Akshardham Temple is one of the key sightseeing places of the city. The temple was built by the Swaminarayan Sect – one of the most affluent sects of the world. It is constructed using pink sandstone and decorated with intricate carvings. The temple features a huge complex enjoying manicured gardens and splendid fountains.
Children's Park is great place for enjoying picnic with families and kids. The key attraction of the park is the mini train and a lake that offers boating facility to the visitors.
Sarita Udyan is also a popular picnic spot of the city situated beside the Sabarmati River. It is a perfect destination to enjoy an ideal time with family. Enjoy here a number of recreational facilities.
Situated on the outskirts of the city, Deer Park serves as an ideal retreat to get relieve from the hustle and bustle of city life. The park is popular among people of all age group, including old and young.
Situated 7 km away from the capital city, Craftsmen's Village is known for its Bandhani Sarees and wooden blocks carved with exquisite designs. The craftsmanship of these villagers is widely demanded in the textile regions of the state. You can buy here incredible saris and hand printed material at reasonable prices.