Gandhinagar Travel Guide

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  • by srhussaini Written Nov 25, 2003

    Hathee Singh Jain Temple was built outside Delhi Gate in 1850 by a rich Jain Merchant. This is the best known of Ahmedabad's many ornate Jain Temples. Built of pure white marble and profusely decorated with rich carvings, the Hathee Singh Temple is dedicated to Dharamanath, the 15th Jina or Jain apposite.

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  • by srhussaini Written Nov 25, 2003

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    Travel south along the highway, and a short day tour will bring you to the Sarkhej complex, a cluster of monuments dating from the Sultanate.

    Sarkhej was the home of the Muslim religious leader Ahmed Shaik, who was a spiritual guide of Sultan Ahmed Shah. In 1411, he was one of the 4 Ahmeds who laid the foundation of the city. The Rauza or Maqbara (mausoleum) of Shaik Ahmed Gunj Baksh - 140 ft in area is one of the largest mausolea in India, rivalling the Taj Mahal.

    Sarkhej Roza
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  • by srhussaini Written Nov 25, 2003

    Rani Rupmati Masjid named after the princess of Dhar who married the Sultan of Ahmedabad, is another fine example of the Indo-Saracenic blended style.

    A high central arch, 3 imposing domes, slim minarets, carved galleries and an exquisite Mihrab are the high points.

    Note how the dome is raised to allow light in around the base but cut out the glare of the sun. The tomb of Rani Rupmati is next to the mosque.

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Gandhinagar Hotels

  • Fortune Inn Haveli

    Plot No 235, Sector 11, CH Road, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 382 011, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Cambay Spa & Golf Resort

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  • Isher Hotel International

    Block C, Swagat Rainforest Complex I, Airport Road, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 382009, India

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Couples

  • Infocity Club & Resort

    Indroda Circle, S.G. Highway, Gandhinager, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 382009, India

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Cambay Spa Resort

    Opp Harvard Academy, Sector 25, Gandhinagar, CO, 3

Gandhinagar Transportation

  • by srhussaini Updated Nov 25, 2003

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    There are many Trains from Mumbai (Bombay) to Gandhinagar. The journey is of approximately 9 hours.

    You can even go to Ahmedabad and from there take a cab or bus to Gandhinagar. From Ahmedabad the distance to Gandhinagar won't be more than 35 kms.

    By Air : Ahmedabad is connected by air with Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and other major cities of India.

    By Rail : Ahmedabad is connected by rail with cities all over India.

    BY Road : Ahmedabad is connected by road with throughout the country. It is well connected with Aurangabad, Surat, Jamnagar and other cities of Gujarat.

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