History of Ahmedabad

Events

Akshardham, Gandhinagar (Noon Tour)

Established in the year 1992. The Akshardham temple was built in the dedication of Lord Swaminarayan. The highlights of the temple consist of the seven feet long idol of Lord Swaminarayan the chief deity at the Akshardham temple. World first spiritual water fountain show at Akshardham presents a lofty message of ancient India based on the episode in the “Upnishad” to unravel the ancient secrets of enlightenment.

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Sanskar Kendra is a Museum

The museum was designed in the Modernist style by the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier. It was named Museum of Knowledge during designing. It was originally a part of a large complex of Cultural Centre of Ahmedabad which had separate pavilions and areas for different subjects like anthropology, natural history, archaeology, monumental sculptures, workshops and depots, folklores in open air. It also included a pavilion for theatre called miracle box. The campus is located at the west end of Sardar Bridge near Paldi.

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Adalaj Step Well (Noon Tour)

Set in the quiet village of Adalaj, this vav has served as a resting place for hundreds of year for many pilgrims and caravans along their trade routes. Built in 1499 by Queen Rudabai, wife of the Vaghela chief, Veersing, this five-storey step well was not just a cultural and utilitarian space, but also a spiritual refuge.

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