The Swaminarayan sect is the richest sect in the world; it hosts the Akshardham temple in fact. It is the famous temple that houses remnants of the leaders of this sect. Made up of pink stones, it has wonderful fountains and lush green gardens around.
It has beautiful stone carvings.
The Capital Complex is situated in sector 10 of Gandhinagar. It houses government offices.
The complex includes Vithalbhai Patel Bhavan which has the Vidhan Sabha, Narmada Bhavan which houses the heads of ... More departments, and the Sardar Bhavan which houses various sections of the State Secretariat.
The Children’s Park in Gandhinagar city is a fun place for children for holidays. It is located in sector 28. A mini train runs through the park and also one can have the pleasure of boating in a beautiful lake.
The Pethapur Village, located 7kilometres from the Gandhinagar City, houses the craftsmen who work with carved wooden blocks for printing motifs on cloth.
It lies on the banks of the river Sabarmati. The river dries up in summers (March to June).
The climate is dry throughout the year except in the monsoons. During the monsoon, in the months from June to September, the weather is humid. Winters commence in November and last till end in February.
Gandhinagar is one of the best planned cities in India. There are thirty sectors inside the city and each sector has its own market, community & health centres and schools. It is famous for its educational ... More and research centres.
The city houses 195,891 people according to year 2001 census.
Hindus form a large population of the city. Gujarati and Hindi are the principal language spoken there.
The food is particularly vegetarian with salty and sweet flavours mixed together.
Akshardham Temple is the major tourist attraction of the city.
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