The capital of Gujarat, Gandhinagar is a well-structured city. The geography of the city nearly lies between the major cities like Delhi and Mumbai. Sabarmati river runs across this new capital city towards west. The only intention was to make Gandhinagar a hub of Indian resources as the Gujarat state was the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhiji. The west command post of Indian Army and Indian Air Force resides very near to Gandhinagar. Architect H.K. Mewada played a crucial role in shaping the infrastructure of Gandhinagar city. Gandhinagar is also widely known as India’s tree capital as it encompassed 54% tree area. Gujarat State Emergency Disaster Management Centre is located in Gandhinagar. The most famous Akshardham Gandhinagar is situated here, a religious centre for Hindus.
The city of Gandhinagar boasts an info city which comprises giant IT companies like TCS, Cybage, and many more. Gandhinagar also has several educational institutions. The city thrives with many of the sectors. Gandhinagar houses all the important state offices, secretariats of all departments, minister’s offices, minister’s residences, legislature houses, the residence of Governor, and so on. A perfect medley of tradition, culture, and history, Gandhinagar is an amicable city for all. The places like Swamy Narayan Temple, Sarita Udyan, Capital Complex, Hanumanji Temple, Children’s Park, Mahatma Mandir, Blackbuck National Park, and Adalaj Stepwell highly captivates the tourists. From sacred places to attractive parks to a peaceful environment, Gandhinagar is a blissful destination.
Beyond the usual festivals in India, Gandhinagar is popular for celebrating Gujarat Sthapana Diwas, the foundation day of Gujarat. The city becomes more colourful during the festival days which is further enriched with delightful cuisines. Highly renowned Gandhi Ashram finds a place in Gandhinagar which is still existing as a symbol of a nation’s struggle. This Ashram was one of the dwelling places of Mahatma Gandhi for almost 12 years. The magnificent Akshardham Temple exhibits the finer works of carvings.