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Weekend Getaways from Nadiad

Do you think Nadiad is a small town and nothing else to enjoy. If you think so, you will go wrong. There are many beautiful attractions in and around the Nadiad city. You can just visit temples, parks, photo galleries, museum, fun world for entertainment, and so on.

The place is not only good for pilgrims, but also for the nature lovers, and adventure enthusiasts. Once you visit the spots in and around Nadiad, you will surely collect tons of memories with you.

Weekend Escapes from Nadiad

Dakor of Ranchhodrai from Nadiad

One can find Dakor which was earlier known as 'Dankpur', just at the northern part of Nadiad (40 kms from Nadiad). When a traveler comes near to it from a long distance, can see the flying Flag over there, on the big and beautiful Shikhara, welcoming pilgrims since several ages.

Nadiad Ranchhodri Dakor Temple
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When the pilgrimage gets older through the years, the stories starts growing as well. This peaceful mundane village, is filled with many Khakhra trees, which was therefore called as 'Khakhariu gaam'. The place had a Gomti lake, on the bank of which, stood the Danknath Mahadev temple. It is said that, the Rishi Dank launched his Ashram during his stay at Dankpur, due to which the temple as well as the  village were named after him as the 'Danknath Mahadev Temple' for the temple, and the 'Dankpur' for the place, and now its called as 'Dakor'.

Adalaj Stepwell from Nadiad

Adalaj stepwell is a very beautiful well, which has Superb carvings and amazing architecture.This Well is just 72 kms from Nadiad, and is a combination of both the Indian and Islamic designs. It is actually a step-well, which looks like a octagonal from top. Also, there are vents of both air and light at varied levels, which are arranged so beautifully that passageways will not receive sunlight, except the center of the well.

Akshardham Temple from Nadiad

It is one of the beautiful place, which should not be missed. Akshardham is a temple that is devoted to Lord Swaminarayan, a very holy place. Tourists can study the paintings made at this temple, there is a musical fountain at this temple, along with the very well maintained wonderful garden located at Gandhinagar near Nadiad.

Children's Park from Nadiad

Children' s park is the best place established in the Gandhinagar, which is very near to the Nadiad. It is a great location for both Children and adults, where both can enjoy riding boats, as well as mini-train is available to carry the children. Children can be seen here with their parents and their friends as an evening stroll.

Flo Art Gallery from Nadiad

The Flo Art Gallery is found to be a very famous gallery where you can find the range of handicrafts. Such handicrafts include different sorts of  sculptures, wedding gifts, pots, and other handicrafts. These handicrafts arrive in various shapes and colors, different textures and different materials such as the clay work, fiber, as well as wood, metal and cement works.

Auto World Vintage Car Museum

Nadiad Auto Vintage Car Museum

One can enjoy riding different cars at car museum. Different collection of cars impress tourists a lot, and gives a feel of riding such cars, which no one has seen yet. The ancient cars are still very well maintained. For some special vintage cars, even driver is available, who wraps himself with a nice dress and when you sit inside the car and enjoy the style of Maharaja.

Ajwa Fun World from Nadiad

If you are looking for more fun and entertainment, you must visit the Ajwa Fun World and Water Park, which are very close to each other (same sphere). This spot is very exciting for both children and adults. If children play here the toy cars, toy trains, etc., adults will enjoy playing tora-tora, car dashing, roller coaster, and other rides.

Tulsi Shyam from Nadiad

Tulsi Shyam is another popular spot which is located at the center of the Gir Forest Junagadh. The place is excellent for the tourists of all types like the spiritual people, adventure enthusiasts, nature lovers, and so on.

Nadiad Tulsi Shyam Mandir
Source: Panoramio

There is a temple of Lord Krishna established at this place, and along with this, there is a hot water spring that cures skin diseases, as well as forests are found all around the Gir Forest.

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