Narayanghat is a holy place on the bank of river Sabarmati in the Shahibagh area of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Narayanghat is considered as a very important holy place for the followers of Swaminarayan religion. Earlier it was called ‘Dharmaranya’. It is the birth place of Swaminarayan Lord Narayan. It is at the distance of 22.5 km from Gandhinagar. It is visited everyday by infinite number of Swaminarayan pilgrims from all over the World.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels near Narayanghat. Some of them are Hotel Neelkanth Paradise (Tariff – Rs. 980), Hotel Raj Ratna (Tariff – Rs. 948), and Hotel Kingsway (Tariff – Rs. 670).
The official language of Narayanghat is Gujarati. The other languages spoken here are Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Narayanghat are the Jal-Jilani Ekadashi, Sharad Purnima Rasotsa, Samuh Maha Pooja, and Janmastami.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction near Narayanghat. Some of these places are the Swaminarayan Temple at Narayanghat, Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram, Sabarmati river front, and Hathee Singh Jain Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Narayanghat is the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at Ahmedabad. It is at a distance of 9 km from Narayanghat.
The nearest railway station is the Ahmedabad Railway Station. It is 7 km away.
There are daily bus services to Gandhinagar, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhuj, Mumbai, and Delhi. Some of the best bus operators that offer a good travel experience for passengers include Artee Tours and Travels, Neeta Travels, G.S.R.T.C, Shalimar Travels, and Shreenath Travels. You can now book your bus tickets from a number of travel portals checking out for the best bus ticket prices.