One of the key tourist attractions in Western India, Gandhinagar is the capital of the state of Gujarat. It is located on the banks of the River Sabarmati and has been divided into thirty sectors, each sector having its own shopping and health center, primary school, community center, government and private housing. It is very famous among visitors due to the several important tourist places present in the city. Gandhinagar Travel Guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich cultural, spiritual legacy and religious destinations.
Akhshardham Temple, Lord Swaminarayan, Mahatma Mandir, Sabarmati Ashram, Adalaj Step well and Sarita Udyan are the famous tourist attractions of the city. Gandhinagar is incredibly famous in India for its Akshardham temple which is one of the largest temples in India.
The folk dances of Gujarat such as Garba, Raas, and Dandiya are famous country wide. During the well-known festival of Navratri many dance forms are performed in Gandhinagar and Raas is one of them. It is a very lively and colourful type of dance in which body language; expressions, eye contact and rhythm play a vital role.