Kalol, Gujarat

Kalol is a city in Gandhinagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat, located along Gujarat State Highway 41 between the towns of Mehsana and Ahmedabad .

Places to visit

  • Akshardham temple : The Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar city is one of India's largest temples and a popular pilgrimage site for many people. This temple is devoted to Lord Swaminarayan and was built by the same organization that built the one in Delhi , BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. The facility, which is located in Gujarat's capital, took over 13 years to create and was inaugurated on October 30th, 1992. Akshardham Temple is placed in the center of the 23-acre compound, which is created from 6,000 metric tons of pink sandstone from Rajasthan . Akshardham serves as a cultural center and a melting pot that attracts visitors from all over the country. The temple aspires to disseminate Bhagwan Swaminarayan's teachings and beliefs, as well as to serve as a center of devotion, education, and societal reconciliation.
  • Distance: Akshardham temple is 26 kilometres away from Kalol

  • AdalajStepwell : Adalaj Stepwell is a remarkable building that was cleverly constructed to solve the water shortage in and around Adalaj Village. The stepwell is located around 3 to 4 kilometers south-west of Gandhinagar, Gujarat's capital city. The Adalaj Stepwell, constructed in 1498, is one of numerous step wells constructed in India to allow access to groundwater. The entire structure is an excellent example of the intelligence of India's engineers and architects even at the time.
  • Distance: Adalaj Stepwell is 14 kilometres away from Kalol

  • Puneet Van : Puneet Van literally means to "holy forest" in Gujarat , and this botanical garden has been named accordingly. This garden is unique in that it contains over 3500 trees and plants, all of which were chosen and placed in line with Hindu mythology and astrological importance! The garden is split into four astrological areas, with plants named after planets, stars, and zodiac signs.
  • Distance: Puneet Van is 24 kilometres away from Kalol

  • Trimandir :The Trimandir in Gandhinagar , which spans over 40.000 square feet, unites Jainism, Shaivism, and Vaishnavism under one roof. A lovely green garden, traditional wooden chairs, and a stunning tall fountain surround the entire shrine. The temple grounds also have an interesting museum and a mini-theater where shows about the history of these cultures are performed.
  • Distance: Trimandiris 12kilometres away from Kalol

How to Reach

  • By Air-Regular flights connect Kalol to the rest of the country's major cities. The nearest airport is 24 kilometers away in Ahmedabad.
  • By Train-Kalol is easily accessible by train from other major cities in the country.

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