Gujarat Diary – Somnath Temple

The Somnath temple located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval coast of Gujarat, is believed to be the first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva.   It is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot of Gujarat. Reconstructed several times in the past after repeated destruction by several Muslim invaders and rulers and Portuguese. Standing onContinue reading “Gujarat Diary – Somnath Temple”

Visit to Kankaria lake, Mahatma Mandir and Indrdo natural park

We visited Kankaria lake at Ahmedabad. ┬áIt is the second largest lake in Ahmedabad. A lakefront is developed around it, which has many public attractions such as a zoo, toy train, kids city, tethered balloon ride, water rides, water park, food stalls, and entertainment facilities. You can either stroll round or enjoy the beauty ofContinue reading “Visit to Kankaria lake, Mahatma Mandir and Indrdo natural park”

Visit to Adlaj step well, Trinity Mandir and Vintage Car Museum at Ahmedabad

During our visit to Ahmedabad we went to see Adlaj Step Well which was built by a queen Rudabai in memory of her King Rana Veer Singh. It is an architectural beauty and worth a visit. After that we also visited Trinity Mandir. The Trimandir is a magnificent two storey structure with a discourse hallContinue reading “Visit to Adlaj step well, Trinity Mandir and Vintage Car Museum at Ahmedabad”

Gujarat Diary – Vaishnodevi Temple

Vaishnodevi Temple at Katra in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the most significant Hindu temples in India. Devotees throng the temple with the faith that the goddess fulfills their wish and is considered to be one of the most sacred temples in India. People take the tough trek of 12 km to Vaishnodevi inContinue reading “Gujarat Diary – Vaishnodevi Temple”

Gujarat Diary – Water show at Akshardham temple in Gandhi Nagar

After landed at Gandhi Nagar, we went to see the Akshardam temple in the evening. Though the temple is beautiful, yet we were not impressed much as we have seen the Akshardam temple at Delhi which is far better than the one at Gandhi Nagar. But the light and sound show is incomparable and reallyContinue reading “Gujarat Diary – Water show at Akshardham temple in Gandhi Nagar”