Places to Visit Near Gandhinagar

Places to Visit Near Gandhinagar

Here is the list of 14 Places to Visit Near Gandhinagar

1. Mahudi Jain Temple, Gandhinagar

Mahudi Jain Temple, Gandhinagar

Built over 2000 years ago, the Mahudi Jain Temple in Gandhinagar houses the infamous idol of Ghantakarna Mahavir Dev, which is believed to possess miraculous powers. Thousands of devotees, Jain and otherwise, come here to pray to this idol and seek the blessings of the lord. Once you make a wish, the devotees climb 30 feet to ring a bell to have their desires fulfilled.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 38 km

2. Swapna Srushti Water Park, Gandhinagar

Swapna Srushti Water Park, Gandhinagar

Swapna Srushti Water Park is the most amazing and thrilling water amusement park located on the Gandhinagar- Mahudi highway in Gujarat. The water park boasts of artificial water falls, wave pools, snow fall and the most adventurous water rides like pendulum, missisipi, miracle tunnel etc.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 21 km

3. Vadodara, Gujarat

Vadodara, Gujarat
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Known For : Laxmi Vilas Palace Sayaji Baug (Kamati Baug) Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park

Vadodara or Baroda is a cosmopolitan city located in Gujarat. Home to some of the most exemplary displays of architecture, Vadodara is a fitting memorial to Maratha leader Sayaji Rao Gaekwad III who had envisioned a dream to make this Big City an educational, industrial and commercial centre.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 132 km

Best Time: October to March

29 Vadodara Attractions

4. Gir National Park, Gujarat - The land of Asiatic Lions

Gir National Park, Gujarat - The land of Asiatic Lions
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Gir National Park is the only remaining home for the Asiatic Lions that are almost a definition to this park in Gujarat, which has a lot more to offer. Gir provides you with the unique experience of visiting a place which almost singularly plays a crucial and defining role in the preservation and sustaining of a certain species. The preservation of these lions was initiated by the Nawab of Junagadh when these were just about to enter the phase of extinction due to hunting. Official count said that there were 411 lions in 2010. 

Distance from Gandhinagar: 367 km

Best Time: July to March

5. Bhavnagar, Gujarat - The Hub of Diamond Industry

Bhavnagar, Gujarat - The Hub of Diamond Industry
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Known For : Gaurishankar Lake Nilambag Palace Shopping in Bhavnagar

Located at the southern tip of Gujarat peninsula, Bhavnagar is known as the cultural centre of the state of Gujarat. Literary achievers like Govardhan Tripathi, Kavi Kant, Narsihm Mehta and Ganga Sati have their roots in Bhavnagar. While on one side, you'd see the careless waves of Gulf of Khambat, on the other hand, you can see the busiest port of ocean trading in India.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 196 km

Best Time: October to January

10 Bhavnagar Attractions

6. Rani Roopmatis Mosque, Gandhinagar

Rani Roopmatis Mosque, Gandhinagar

Boasting of a unique blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture, Rani Roopmati's mosque is an architectural gem of Gujarat. Built in the early 1400s, the mosque is dedicated to Rani Roopmati, the Hindu wife of the Sultan of Ahmedabad. The ostentatious pillars, intricately carved walls and the ornate three-dimensional decorations are sure to leave you awestruck.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 24 km

7. Champaner-Pavagadh, Gujarat

Champaner-Pavagadh, Gujarat
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Known For : Kalika Mata Temple Pavagadh Fort Jain Temples in Pavagadh

Being included in the elite list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites across the globe, this marvellous archaeological park set in the heart of the city of Champaner and amidst the Pavagadh hills is one of the most sought after places in Gujarat. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park holds a lot of historical as well as mythological significance in itself. The Park comprises of umpteen number of splendid architectural wonders consisting of both Hindu & Islamic styles of design. 

Distance from Gandhinagar: 167 km

Best Time: October to February

8 Pavagadh Attractions

8. Children's Park, Gandhinagar, Gandhinagar

Children's Park, Gandhinagar, Gandhinagar
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An attraction for children and holiday, makers of the Children's Park in Sector 28 has a mini train and a lake with boating facilities. It is yet another famous destination and people often go here for an evening stroll with friends and families as the serenity and tranquility of the park makes it an appropriate place to sit and relax.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 17 km

9. Modhera, Gujarat

Modhera, Gujarat

Modhera is an ancient village in the state of Gujarat, famed for housing the remains of the Sun Temple built by the Chalukya dynasty is a true historical treasure. The village is surrounded by a mystical aura that the Sun Temple brings along, it is also a hub for spirituality and culture. Modhera gives you a glimpse into the glory days of the royal lineage of the Chalukyas and is one of the finest testaments of the architectural excellence of the past. If history entices then this place is perfect for you with the village being neck deep in historical relics, structures and legends.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 88 km

10. Anand, Gujarat - The Milk Capital of India

Anand, Gujarat - The Milk Capital of India
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Known For : AMUL Diary & Chocolate Factory AMUL Co-operative Museum Flo Art gallery

Anand is a major city located in the Anand District of Gujarat. It rests at a distance of 101 kilometres from Gandhinagar, the state capital. Anand is often known as the Milk Capital of India due to the establishment of the AMUL manufacturing plant and the milk revolution that took place in the 20th century. The epicentre of the white revolution in the country back in the 60s, Anand is a place known for its semi-rural setup and the Swami Narayan Mandir which is the crown jewel of the city. An emerging city, Anand still has traces of its rural past which can be seen when one is travelling to this wonderful city.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 95 km

Best Time: October to March

4 Anand Attractions

11. Danta Ambaji, Gujarat - Home to the Ambe temple

Danta Ambaji, Gujarat - Home to the Ambe temple
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Known For : Gabbar Hill Ambaji Mata Temple Kailash Hill Sunset

Danta is a beautiful town located in the state of Gujrat, majorly associated with pilgrimage and religious tourism. The place has numerous beautiful temples, which turn out to be mesmerising architectural specimens. The place is majorly associated with the worship of Goddess Amba, and various temples like the Ambe temple are dedicated to her worship.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 103 km

Best Time: October to March

5 Ambaji Attractions

12. Kabirvad, Surat

Kabirvad, Surat

Kabirvad is a small island in the Bharuch district of Gujarat rumoured to be Saint Kabir’s residence several hundred years ago. Located along the banks of the river Narmada, the island promises you a calm and serene abode underneath the humongous canopy of Banyan trees that Kabirvad is most prominent for. What started as a single Banyan tree in Kabirvad has emanated into over 3000 trunks currently, with the mother tree believed to be over 600 years old, interestingly the tree populous has grown manifold to such an extent that it is impossible to distinguish the mother tree from the other trees at present.

13. Palanpur - City of Flowers

Palanpur - City of Flowers
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Palanpur, is a city and municipality in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, India. It is the administrative headquarters of the district, known for its massive architectural shrines dedicated to Hinduism and Jainism and it’s enriching history. A visit to this place would bring you into terms with the various battle fought and won in the area and the dynasties it was home to. The city is guarded by Aravalli Range on one side and Sabarmati River on the other, forming a natural fort-like city.

Distance from Gandhinagar: 126 km

Best Time: October to March

14. Aalloa Hills Resort Golf Course, Gandhinagar

Aalloa Hills Resort Golf Course, Gandhinagar

Snuggled in the unending bright green landscapes rests the Aalloa Hills Resorts Golf Course. Spreading over a whopping 500 acres, this resort is the perfect getaway you need from the blaring racket of the metropolis. While you play golf on this 9-hole 34-par golf course, you can spot peacocks and nilgais strolling about the landscape in all their glory!

Distance from Gandhinagar: 17 km

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