Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi epitomises 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages. The Akshardham experience is an enlightening journey through India’s glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of mankind.
The grand, ancient-styled Swaminarayan Akshardham complex was built in only five years through the blessings of HDH Pramukh Swami Maharaj of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) and the colossal devotional efforts of 11,000
artisans and BAPS volunteers.The complex was inaugurated on 6 November, 2005.
Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the abode of eternal values
and virtues of Akshar as defined in the Vedas and Upanishads where divine bhakti, purity and peace forever pervades.
For the first time ever in the world witness the heritage of India in all its facets, insights and beauty at the Swaminarayan Akshardham through its mandir, exhibitions, verdant gardens and other attractions.
Azad Hind Gram
Azad Hind Gram is basically a Tourist Complex which is situated at Tikri Kalan. It is one of the projects developed by Delhi Tourism as a tribute to the great Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Azad hind gram features highly structured medley domes that surrounds the museum and the monument placed inside are undoubtedly the main center of attention of the composite that also provides the services of wide-ranging malls, an amphitheatre, traveler
information service, memento and garden shop, foodstuff cubicle, a eating place, restrooms, drinking water, phone booth and get-together conveniences.
There is abundant space to unwind and the wayside amenities to suit the tourist and visitors alike. It is perfectly situated within less than two kilometers of the border of Delhi Haryana on NH-10.The basic structural design of the development is stimulated by the speech of North Indian style and the ethnicity of Indian skill and craftsmanship.
Some of the facilities that can be availed of include soft drinks, veg lunch, snacks cultural activities such as kachhi ghori, finger-puppet show, and magical show, snake show. Apart from that there is also camel cart ride for village interaction, potters wheel, artificial river crossing, and much more for leisure and amusement.
Without difficulty Azad Hind Gram can be reached from any part of Delhi. If given a choice visitors and travelers can choose to take local buses from different points inside the city or, instead lease auto-rickshaws and cab, minicab or yellow cabs which are conveniently available at any point in Delhi. However you could even opt for the regular bus services that commence from the Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Kashmere Gate and City Center to Mehrauli.
There are several local guided tours which are especially carried out by Delhi Tourism and private operators. They cover all the tourist attractions, museums, monuments and Azad hind gram is also incorporated as it happens to be one of the most important recreation places.