Nilkanthdham, Swaminarayan temple at Poicha village often called as Poicha Temple/ Poicha Swaminarayan Temple / Nilkanthdham / Sahjanand universe which is one of the best temple of Gujarat (Newly created). It is located on bank of Sacred river Narmada. Temple has many things to see, its like island on water. Its architecture, idols and peace inside temple.
So far most of the tourist going to Statue of Unity from Ahmedabad or Vadodara used to visit it.
Sahjanand Universe is in the premises of the temple which is the museum and amusement park for the children.
Main Attraction of the temple is, every evening just before sunset Mandir trust performs the Rathyatra. Idol of God put on the elephant and take full round of temple with Bhajans, Kirtan, Dance, Flowers and Colors. Evening atmosphere is very pleasant in all season.
Timings of Poicha Swaminarayan Temple
Temple close around 12:30 PM in 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 schedule 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 whole area. There are many temple for different gods of Hindu Religion. Temple offers the pure Swaminarayan Veg Food (No Onion and Garlic), stay for short time in reasonable rates.
It takes approx 1 to 3 Hours to view temple.
You can reach to poicha during your visit of 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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