Gandhinagar is the capital city of Gujarat, the westernmost state of India. It is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River in the north eastern region of Gujarat. It is a part of the industrial hub of the region. Gandhinagar is known to be the most well-planned city in India after Chandigarh.
Gandhinagar, one of India's few planned cities encompasses Akshardham Temple, one of the country's most beautiful temple. Among other attractions are an enthralling Children's Park and uniquely built stepwell. The holy places in Gandhinagar like the Hanumanji Temple and the Brahmani Temple which in spite of not being so famous, are also worth visiting for an enriching experience.
The magnificent buildings, plush roads, meticulously planned neighborhoods and booming commercial success, all give it a highly modernized air. Yet the essential Gujarati soul of the city not only thrives, but also blends with this gleaming façade. With its distinctly, urban yet cultured image, Gandhinagar is sure to win you over.
Named after Mahatma Gandhi, the city of Gandhinagar is the second planned urban space in India. A mere 27 km from the former capital Ahmedabad, the city was declared as the capital of Gujarat in 1970. Situated on the banks of the River Sabarmati, it is renowned as the administrative and business hub of Gujarat.