Here are the top 18 tourist attractions to see in Gandhinagar:

1. Akshardham Temple

3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

The Akshardham temple in the city is one of the biggest temples in India, and it is a major pilgrim destination that many people swarm to. This temple was built by the same organization as the one in Delhi and is very much similar to it. Located in the capital of Gujarat, the complex took over 13 years to build in the honor of Swaminarayan and his life and teachings. Akshardham mandir is situated at the center of the 23-acre complex, which is built from 6,000 metric tons of pink sandstone from Rajasthan.

2. Adalaj Stepwell

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9 km
from city center
2 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Adalaj Stepwell is a magnificent structure built brilliantly to curb water crisis in and around Adalaj Village. The stepwell is located at a distance of 3 to 4 kilometres to the south-west of Gandhinagar, the capital city of Gujarat. The Adalaj Stepwell was built in 1498 and is one of the many step wells built in India to provide access to groundwater. The entire architecture is an excellent illustration of the intelligence of the engineers and architects India had even at that time. Walk in, and you will witness a sudden yet soothing drop in temperature. Breathe in the tranquillity, absorb the beauty of the intricate carvings, make a silent wish and rest for a while before you proceed with your plan for the day. 

3. Children's Park, Gandhinagar

3.1 /5

15 km
from city center
3 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

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.

4. Sarita Udyan

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Sarita Udyan is a picnic spot that is popular among the locals, and this is located adjacent to a deer park, which is another must see location. It never fails to enthrall both kids as well as adults.

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5. Puneet Van

2 km
from city center
5 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Puneet Van literally translates to ¥Holy forest' in Gujarati, and this botanical garden has been carefully named so. The peculiarity of this garden is that it houses over 3500 trees and plants, and they are all chosen and arranged in accordance with Hindu mythology and astrological significance! The garden is divided into 4 astrological division and the plants are named after planets, stars and zodiacs.

6. Fun World, Gandhinagar

4 km
from city center
6 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Like the name suggests, Fun World is an excursion into the adventure packed and excitement filled world of rides and games! Right from thrilling rollercoasters like Dragon, Saya Trooper, Spin Tora, Sky Train, etc. to unforgettable experiences like the Horror House, Jungle Safari and Wonder Tunnel, this place has it all. After this fun-filled day, relax at the Resto Lounge and try some mouth-watering dishes at the Cafeteria.

7. Craftsmen's Village

1 km
from city center
7 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Set behind the Sabarmati river and popular for its Bandhani Sarees, the Craftsman Village in Gandhinagar is visited by hundreds of tourists and shoppers every day. Sarees and dresses are hand printed and decorated with wooden printing blocks in vivacious colours. The cloths available here are carefully worked on by skilled craftsman and are quite economical too.

8. Trimandir

9 km
from city center
8 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Spanning over more than 40000 sq ft, the Trimandir in Gandhinagar celebrates Jainism, Shaivism and Vaishnavism under one roof. The entire temple is surrounded by a lush green garden, classic wooden benches and a beautiful towering fountain. The premises of the temple also include an informative museum and a mini-theatre that plays shows about the history of these cultures.

9. Indroda Nature Park

4 km
from city center
9 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Resting on the banks of River Sabarmati is a 400-hectare gem, the Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park. Not only is this park the second largest dinosaur-egg hatchery in the world, but it also houses skeletons of gigantic mammals like the blue whale! The premises of the park include a vast botanical garden, an amphitheatre and an interpretation centre equipped with all the camping facilities.

10. Aalloa Hills Resort Golf Course

14 km
from city center
10 out of 18
places to visit in 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!

11. Rani Roopmatis Mosque

22 km
from city center
11 out of 18
places to visit in 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.

12. Sant Sarovar Dam

3 km
from city center
12 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Built to block the fierce currents of River Sabarmati, the Sant Sarovar Dam is one of the most frequently visited picnic destinations of Gandhinagar. Set right by the Sarita Garden, many people come here to take a dip in the holy river and spend a fun-filled weekend with their loved ones. Tread carefully during monsoons- it may get slippery and the currents are stronger.

13. Capital Complex

1 km
from city center
13 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

An example of architectural brilliance, the Capital Complex of Gandhinagar houses the important legislative buildings of the state- Vitthalbhai Patel Bhawan, which houses the Vidhan Sabha and the Legislature Office, the Narmada Bhawan and the Sardar Bhawan. Surprising thing is, all these monuments lie amidst a huge lake! One may visit the Capital Complex but needs special clearance and permission to visit any of the buildings.

14. The Vithalbhai Patel Bhawan

1 km
from city center
14 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Comprising the Vidhan Sabha and the legislature office, the Vithalbhai Patel Bhawan is a striking monument that stands on a podium- right in the middle of a lake! An important legislative monument of the state, the Vithalbhai Patel Bhawan also connects the Narmada Bhawan and Sardar Bhawan from inside. Special clearance and permission is required to enter the premises of this grand monument.

15. Hanuman Temple, Gandhinagar

1 km
from city center
15 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Built to honour Lord Hanuman, the epitome of bravery and loyalty, the Hanuman Temple in Gandhinagar holds tremendous religious significance in the hearts of the locals. The saffron idol here has a mountain borne on his shoulders. Tuesdays and Saturdays are considered auspicious and sees a traffic of thousands of devotees every week.

16. Mahudi Jain Temple

33 km
from city center
16 out of 18
places to visit in 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.

17. Swarnim Park

0 km
from city center
17 out of 18
places to visit in Gandhinagar

Swarnim Park is an urban park situated in Sector 12B in Gnadhinagar. The highlight of the park is a life like statue of Sardar Patel in the centre. It also has well-maintained lawns, pretty flower beds and orderly joggers' track.

18. Swapna Srushti Water Park

18 km
from city center
18 out of 18
places to visit in 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.

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