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Gandinagar City

Country: India
State:Gujarat
Location: Western part of India
Area:
Altitude: 81 m
Population: 195,891
Language: Gujarati, Hindi
Known for: Capital of Gujarat
Nearby Cities: Ahmedabad

Located in the western part of India, Gandhinagar is a very much planned capital of Gujarat. Initially, Maharashtra and Gujarat were one state but in the year 1960, Gujarat separated from Maharashtra and became an independent state of India. So, to complete the need of a capital of newly made state Gujarat, Gandhinagar has been exclusively architected. Gandhinagar is located merely at the distance of about 23 km from Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat.

Geographically positioned at the bank of River Sabarmati, the city is an example of planned city. It is architect by Prakash M Apte and H K Mewada, the two Indian architects. It is architected into thirty sectors; each sector has its own governance and private housing, community centre, primary school, health centre, and shopping complex. Besides, in every sector, you will get well maintained parks, large recreational area, and extensive plantation area. Interestingly, all these features are developed all along the river bank that makes it a unique and panoramic landscape.

Gandhinagar Tourism
By virtue of having wonderful location, planned infrastructures, and easily accessible, Gandhinagar is also beautiful place for tourism purpose. Besides, Ahmedabad is located at the distance of merely 23 km that gives additional advantage.

Major Tourists' Attractions
Akshardham Temple: Designed beautifully and built of pink stones with carvings, Akshardham Temple is the most fascinating attraction of Gandhinagar. The nearby premises are also adorned with beautiful fountains and gardens.
Adalaj Stepwell
Craftsmen's Village
Mahatma Mandir
Queen Rudabai
Deer Park
Punitvan-a Botanical Garden
Sarita Udyan

How to Reach??
By Road: Gandhinagar is well connected with road network. It is directly linked with Surat, Mumbai, and Navi Mumbai through NH 8A. NH 8C connects it with Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Jaipur, New Delhi & Chandigarh.
By Rail: Located in Sector 14, it has pretty developed railway station that links it with other parts of India. However, Ahmedabad is the main railway station from where you can catch train for any part of India.
By Air: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is the nearest international airport. You can catch here not only domestic flights but also international flights.

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