VISITOR INFORMATION


TIMINGS

  • Tuesday to Sunday
    First Entry: 9:30am
    Last Entry: 7:30pm
  • CLOSED: EVERY MONDAY

  • MANDIR

  • Darshan: 9:30am to 7:30pm.
  • Arti: 10:00am and 6:30pm
  • EXHIBITIONS

  • Ticket Window
    10:00am to 5:30pm
  • ABHISHEK MANDAPAM

  • Darshan and Puja
    10:00am to 7:00pm
  • SAT-CHIT-ANAND WATER SHOW

  • Show: After Sunset
    (Currently Tues to Sun 7:00pm)

GETTING TO SWAMINARAYAN AKSHARDHAM, GANDHINAGAR

Akshardham: How to Reach

Swaminarayan Akshardham
Sector 20, 'J' Road, Gandhinagar - 382 020 Gujarat, India
Phone: (91-79) 2326 0001, 2326 0002 Fax: (91-79) 2326 0336
Email: gujarat@akshardham.com
web: akshardham.com/gujarat, baps.org

FROM AHMEDABAD RAILWAY STATION

  • Travel Time: 45 minutes
  • Distance: 32 km

FROM AHMEDABAD AIRPORT

  • Travel Time: 30 minutes
  • Distance: 21 km

WHAT TO SEE

GARBHAGRUH

Offer your prayers to the deities in Garbhagruh. Visit the exhibition ‘SWAMINARYAN DARSHAN’– A saga in paintings and PRASADI MANDAPAM – The museum of the sacred relics of Bhagwan Swaminarayan which will forever remain a testimony to God’s incarnation on earth.
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EXHIBITIONS

Artistically mesmerizing, scientifically stunning, culturally moving, and spiritually elevating, the exhibitions create amazing environments capable of transporting viewers to ancient India. The exhibitions are comprised of five parts: Neelkanth & Sahajanand – Halls of Values; Mystic India – Large Format Film; Premanand – Hall of Spritual Heritage & Sant Param Hitkari – An audio-animatronics show brings to life the atmosphere, characters and events from over 200 years ago to reveal the key to eternal happinesss.
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ABHISHEK MANDAPAM

Participate in a prayer for peace and for fulfilment of your wishes. Be part of a spiritual ritual and offer holy water to Neelkanth – the teenage-yogi form of Bhagwan Swaminarayan.
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SAT-CHIT- ANAND WATER SHOW

Sat-Chit- Anand – a breathtaking 45-minute presentation, which brings to life an age- old tale from the Kathopanishad. The Sat-Chit- Anand water show instantly captivates you with its 80ft wide x 60ft high water screen, multi‐color lasers, video and light projections, fireballs and underwater flames, water jets, and surround sound symphony. Come join the live actors as they take you through a journey aimed to inspire and enlighten.
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GARDENS

Visit Sahajanand Vun – The Gardens of Akshardham. Equally magnificent with contemplative corners and peaceful pockets the fifteen acres of landscapes are blessed with unearthly beauty.
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FACILITIES

PARKING

  • Paid parking facility
  • Open from: 9:30am to Gate Closing
  • Only for visitors (strictly)
  • No cargo or goods vehicles permitted
  • Parking at owner’s own risk on a first-come, first-served basis

LOST AND FOUND

  • Located near Entrance Gate after security clearance

WHEEL CHAIRS

  • Charge: Free for the physically challenged, elderly and needy
  • Available: At entrance after security clearance

CLOAK ROOM

  • Only for Visitors
  • Charge: Free
  • Open from: 9:30am to Gate Closing
  • Electronic Item Deposits: Switch Off (Mandatory)
  • All deposit items must meet size restrictions
  • No money or valuables should be deposited
  • Deposits are at owner’s own risk

TELEPHONE BOOTH

  • Located near Premvati Food Court

RESTROOMS

  • Available throughout the campus.

FOOD COURT

  • Pure, fresh vegetarian food and snacks are available at Premvati Food Court. 

SECURITY CHECK

Visitor safety is our utmost priority. To help keep Akshardham a safe and family-friendly place, we request that you cooperate with the following policies while visiting Akshardham

  • All visitors must pass through metal detectors
  • All visitors will be frisked by security personnel
  • All vehicles will be searched by security personnel
  • Certain items are not permitted within the complex (please see the list below)
  • Smoking & alcohol consumption within the parking and campus is strictly prohibited
  • Carrying alcohol and banned substances in vehicles is strictly prohibited within the parking and campus

Security measures are mandated by government law enforcement agencies. Please cooperate with security procedures and personnel. During peak season times and holidays, entry and waiting lines may take some time. We ask for your patience and cooperation in keeping Akshardham safe for all visitors.

Items ALLOWED in the complex:
  • WALLET
  • SHOES
  • BELTS
  • PASSPORT
  • MONEY
  • LADIES PURSES
  • UMBRELLA
  • JEWELRY
  • BABY FOOD
  • WATER BOTTLES
  • JACKETS

Please take care of your personal belongings. Baby Food and water bottles may be subject to further checks.


Items NOT ALLOWED in the complex:
  • MOBILE PHONES
  • CAMERAS
  • USB/PEN DRIVES
  • MUSIC DEVICES
  • ELECTRONIC ITEMS
  • WEAPONS
  • LUGGAGE
  • TOYS
  • PETS
  • FOOD AND DRINK
  • TOBACCO, ALCOHOL, DRUGS

For a quick and smooth security check, we request you not bring these prohibited items with you. If you do happen to bring these items with you, please check them into the free cloakroom before entering the security check queue.

DRESS CODE

The Mandir is a sacred house of God and a place of daily worship. To preserve its sanctity and spiritual ambience, a strict dress code should be observed within the complex.

  • Upper Wear: Must cover the shoulders, chest, navel, and upper arms
  • Lower Wear: Must be at least below knee-length

Sarong: In case your dress code does not comply with above requirement, a free sarong is provided for your visit (Refundable Deposit Rs. 200) Please return the sarong at the exit.

ENTRY

Entry to the mandir complex and mandir darshan is absolutely FREE and requires no prior appointment.
All our volunteers and staff’s assistance is also free of charge.

FREE ADMISSION

HOLY FOOTPRINTS

MANDIR


GARDENS

EXHIBITIONS TICKETS

Adults (Age 11+): ₹ 60
Children (Age 3 – 11): ₹ 40
Children (Below Age 3): Free Tickets include all five exhibitions.

WATER SHOW TICKETS

Adults (Age 11+): ₹ 90
Children (Age 3 – 11): ₹ 60
Children (Below Age 3): Free

ABHISHEK DONATION

Per person: ₹ 50

PHOTO MEMORY

Capture your memories at Akshardham with a special photo from a vantage point in the campus.

BOOKS AND SOUVENIR SHOP

The Akshardham Books and Gifts Center offers a variety of publications – books, audio or video – and souvenir items as well as authentic Ayurvedic supplements and puja materials.

FOOD COURT

Enjoy pure, fresh, vegetarian cuisine at the Premvati Food Court. Enjoy Indian or Continental food of your choice. School groups and groups over 50 people are advised to contact Akshardham ahead of time.