Akshardham, Ahmedabad

4.5
Akshardham serves as a grand complex dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan, the founder of the prominent Hindu civic organization BAPS. A massive and intricately carved pink sandstone mandir--a Hindu place of worship--stands as the centerpiece of the 23 acre (9.3 hectare) complex. Standing at a height of 108 ft (33 m) and covering a floor area of 32,427 sq ft (3,014 sq m), this mandir features over 6,000 tons (5.5 million lbs) of pink sandstone. After you finish marveling at the main mandir, stroll through the complex's series of decorative mandapams--pillared outdoor halls used for public rituals. The complex also features artistic and historic exhibits meant to educate visitors about the path to spiritual enlightenment. Put Akshardham on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Ahmedabad journey planning tool .
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  • This is one of the most important temples here. Set over a very large area the temple is expansive. The main temple has a museum of sorts with lots of exhibits from the Swami and his times. They also ...  more »
  • Good architecture, nice light and sound show and friendly and cooperative staff, visited there with friends and had a great time there.  more »
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