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Gujarat temples exhibit a rich architectural marvel of the bygone era.The temples of Gujarat are a major tourist attraction of the place.
The various Gujarat temples are as follows:
Parsee fire temples of Sanjan in South Gujarat
Bahai temple and Iskon temple in Ahmedabad
Swaminarayan temples of Sarangpur, Gondal and Gadhada
Jain temple complexes of Palitana, Girnar, Sankeshwar, Mahudi, Kumbharia, and
Gujarat attracts pilgrims from all over the world. Some of the renowned religious places of Gujarat are as follows:
Akshardham - Location: 28 kilometers from Ahmedabad
Specialities: Akshardham is one of the finest contemporary Gujarat temples in India. It exhibits a blend of traditional sandstone carving with the latest technologies like fibre-optics, sound and light shows, multi-media, audio-visual shows, etc.
Ambaji - Location: 179 kilometers from Ahmedabad
Specialties: It is associated with Goddess Amba and Lord Krishna. Ambaji is one of the most popular Hindu pilgrim spots.
Dwarka- Location: 441 kilometers from Ahmedabad
Specialties: It is one of the four dhams of Hinduism. The other dhams are Badrinath-Kedarnath, Rameshwaram, and Puri. Dwarka's mythical association with lord Krishna makes it one of the important Gujarat temples.
Mt. Girnar - Location: 330 kilometers from Ahmedabad
Specialties: The peak of Girnar is 3660 feet high and is covered by Jain and Hindu temples. It is famous for its architectural expertise.
Somnath- Location: 412 kilometers from Ahmedabad
Specialties: It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Somnath is one of the most important pilgrimage sites on the west coast of India.
Some other important Gujarat temples are the ancient temples of Shamlaji, Vadnagar, Mahudi, etc.