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Gandhinagar
City :Gandhinagar
Location : Western India
Language : Gujrati, Hindi ,English.


About Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar, the modern capital of Gujarat, was named after the father of the Nation. It is the second planned city in India after Chandigarh lying on the banks of river Sabarmati. The famous Swaminarayan temple is also built in Gandhinagar. When the old Bombay state was partitioned in 1960, into Maharashtra and Gujarat, the city of Bombay went to Maharashtra. It was then decided to construct a new capital for Gujarat.

Thus came into being the second planned city in India Gandhinagar. It presents a spacious, well-designed look of an architecturally integrated city. It has 30 sectors with each sector having its own shopping, health, and community centers and housing colonies. Extensive planting of trees and large recreational areas along the Sabarmati River, gives the city a fresh, green garden city atmosphere. There is a generous provision for wide-open green parks.

Geography and Climate

Gandhinagar is located at 23.22° N 72.68° E.[1] It has an average elevation of 81 metres (265 feet). The city sits on the banks of the River Sabarmati, in north-central Gujarat. It spans an area of 205 km² (79.15 square miles). The Sabarmati frequently dries up in the summer, leaving only a small stream of water.

There are three main seasons
summer, monsoon and winter. Aside from the monsoon season, the climate is dry. The weather is hot through the months of March to June when the maximum temperature stays in the range of 36 °C (97 °F) and 42 °C (108 °F), and the minimum in the range of 19 °C (66 °F) and 27 °C (81 °F). From November to February, the average maximum temperature is around 29 °C (85 °F), the average minimum is 14 °C (57 °F), and the climate is extremely dry. The southwest monsoon brings a humid climate from mid-June to mid-September.


Attraction

Tours to Gandhinagar can be included in the itinerary while on a Tour to Gujarat. Gandhinagar owes it name to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhinagar is the capital and an important city in Gujarat in India. Gandhinagar is situated at a distance of 32 kilometers towards north east from Ahmadabad.

Gandhinagar is situated on the west bank of the Sabarmati River. Gandhinagar proudly boasts its identity as one of the few planned city in India. The city is divided into 30 sectors and stands as the second planned city of India after Chandigarh. Gandhinagar is the commercial and the cultural hub of the state of Gujarat. The city looks beautiful with the organized and architectural design.

While on Gandhinagar Tours, the tourists should make it a point to make their trip more exciting and interesting by visiting the main Tourist Attractions of Gandhinagar.

Famous Places
Akshardham Gandhinagar
Deer Park
Gujarat Legislative Assembly
Infocity
Multiplexes - City Pulse, R - World
Garden & Children Amusement Park, Sector 28
District Shopping Center, Sector - 21

Akshardham Temple
Akshardham Temple which runs under the banner of the Swaminarayan Sect. The forts and the monuments, the gardens and the holy places in Gandhinagar comprise the famous tourist attractions of Gandhinagar. A visit to the Gandhi Ashram in Gandhinagar is a must while people are on a Tours to Gandhinagar. This is the house where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during his lifetime.

Hanumanji Temple
Hanumanji Temple and the Brahmani Temple should also be there on the tourists must visit list while on a Tour to Gandhinagar in Gujarat in India. The plan of the city has been done in such a way that there is enough space left for parks and gardens. A stroll in the parks in the evening gives immense pleasure and a natural way to relax from the stress of the daily monotonous life.

Gandhi Ashram
Tours to Gandhinagar will be of sure interest to people who take an avid interest in the nation's history. The Gandhi Ashram stands as an epitome of the nation's struggle for freedom and the various national movements that took place during the colonial era. The Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar in Gujarat in India is made of 6000 tonnes of pink sandstone which makes it look beautiful and the temple with its spiritual value and architectural beauty attracts thousands of tourists every year.

Trips to Gandhinagar can be planned with no tension regarding the conveyance facility available. Gandhinagar being the prime city of Gujarat in India is well connected by trains from any parts of India. If a person is on a Tour to Gujarat can avail a Gandhinagar Tour easily as every part of Gujarat is connected to Gandhinagar by trains and buses. Tourists can even take a flight to Ahmadabad to reach Gandhinagar.

Tour to Gandhinagar is of great pleasure with the various tourist attractions in Gandhinagar. The hotel Accommodations in Gandhinagar are also available on a reasonable price.



Famous Places


Akshardham Gandhinagar
Deer Park
Gujarat Legislative Assembly
Infocity
Multiplexes - City Pulse, R - World
Garden & Children Amusement Park, Sector 28
District Shopping Center, Sector - 21