Nilkanthdham, Swaminarayan temple at Poicha village often called as Poicha Temple/ Poicha Swaminarayan Temple / Nilkanthdham / Sahjanand universe which is one of the best temples of Gujarat (Newly created). It is located on the bank of the Sacred river Narmada. Temple has many things to see, it’s like an island on water. Its architecture, idols and peace inside the temple.
So far most of the tourists going to the Statue of Unity from Ahmedabad or Vadodara used to visit it.
Sahjanand Universe is on the premises of the temple which is the museum and amusement park for the children.
The main attraction of the temple is, every evening just before sunset Mandir trust performs the Rathyatra. The idol of God put on the elephant and take a full round of temple with Bhajans, Kirtan, Dance, Flowers and Colors. The evening atmosphere is very pleasant in all seasons.
Timings of Poicha Swaminarayan Temple
Temple close around 12:30 PM in the noon and reopen around 3:30 PM and close again at 9 PM.
Sahjanand universe (Exhibition) starts from 1 PM. So while visiting, please take care of the timing and arrange schedules accordingly.
What to See at Poicha Swaminarayan Temple
- Beautiful Temple & Surroundings
- Sahjanand Universe (Exhibition)
- Yatra (Evening around 6:30 PM)
There is a temple in the whole area. There are many temples for different gods of the Hindu Religion. Temple offers the pure Swaminarayan Veg Food (No Onion and Garlic), stay for a short time at reasonable rates.
It takes approx 1 to 3 Hours to view the temple.
You can reach poicha during your visit to the Statue of Unity. Click here to know about schedule.
Note: Below given number is for www.pikniks.in (One day sightseeing Company located in Ahmedabad). We do not have direct/indirect contact number or contact person of Poicha Swaminarayan Temple Management.
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