Akshardham Gandhinagar

Akshardham (Monday Closed) The beautiful temple is located in the city. It has many things to do. It may take more than 4 hours if you want to cover everything. Security officers will take the mobiles and metal things before you enter into the premises. It recently celebrated 25th years on 2nd November 2017.

It has majorly 4 attractions

  • Temple
  • Exhibition
  • Musical Fountains
  • Premvati Bhojnalaya
Gandhinagar’s Akshardham – Photo courtesy – www.akshardham.com

Temple

Akshardham Mandir – Photo by akshardham.com

The mandir reaches 108 feet into the sky, spans 131 feet in width, and is 240 feet long. Inside the mandir, each carefully carved pillar shares a story of devotion or offers darshan of a deity. It will take approx

Akshardham Temple Timing

9:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Aarti (Prayer)
timing


10:00 AM and 6:30 PM

Exhibition has 4 parts as follow

  1. Neelkanth and Sahajanand Darshan – Hall of value: 45 minutes.
  2. Mystic India: 45 minutes – This is the film which give proud to every indian on indian culture. Do not miss this film if you love india or want to experience indian culture and religion.
  3. Premanand Hall: 30 minutes.
  4. Sant Param Hitkari: 15 minutes.

Total Duration 2:15 Hrs to 3:00 Hrs 

One of the set of Exhibition of Akshardham Gandhinagar – Photo by akshardham.com

Akshardham Musical Fountains

Akshardham’s musical fountain is considered as best in India. It includes 5 basic tatvas (elements) of live (Air, Fire, Water, Earth, Sky) + Sound

Akshardham’s Musical fountains timings

  • Closed on monday
  • 7:00 or 7:30 PM (Tuesday to Friday)
  • 7:00 or 7:30 PM and 8:30 PM (Saturday and Sunday)

Akshardham’s Muscial fountains fees are as per 2014

  • Adults (Age 11+): ₹ 90
  • Children (Age 3 – 11): ₹ 60
  • Children (Below Age 3): Free

Duration : 45 Mins

Fountain is explaining the story from the Kathopanishad. It has following features

  • 80ft wide x 60ft high water screen
  • Multi‐color lasers
  • Video and light projections
  • Fireballs
  • Underwater flames
  • Water jets
  • Surround sound symphony.
  • Live actors take you through a journey.
Musical Fountain Akshardham – Photo by akshardham.com

Premvati Bhojnalaya (restaurants)

Khichdi is recently had in news for declaring india’s national food. Padmavati’s khichdi is very famous. Local people do not leave akshardham without eating it. Padmavati offers many other vegeterian foods / snacks apart from khichdi.  It is located inside the Akshardham premises.

Recently, Premvati Bhojnalaya is opened in BAPS temple near Mansi Circle Ahmedabad offering swaminarayan pure foods.

Click here to know about One day tour of Akshardham Gandhinagar from Ahmedabad

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