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7 Best Things To Do In Anand, India

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Calling all chocolate and cheese lovers to Anand, in the Indian state of Gujarat! The city of Anand is also known as the milk capital of India and Anand means happiness - what better combination than happiness and chocolate. Once you are in Anand, embark on a cheese or chocolate tour and set free the kid inside you.

1. Explore the history of the dairy industry at the Amul Dairy Museum

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The Amul Dairy Museum can be found at the Amul Dairy Factory in Anand, Gujarat. Inside the museum, you’ll find a photo gallery and also an auditorium. The photo gallery will show you glimpses of how Amul began. Walking around the Amul Cooperative Museum will take you through the history of one of the greatest institutions of India. You will need to email the Amul authorities to seek permission, before visiting.

Amul Dairy Museum

Address: Anand, Gujarat

Price: 5 USD

Opening Hours: 2pm - 4pm. Closed on public holidays.

Duration: Around 5 hours required.

Access: It can be accessed by bus and taxi from Anand Railway Station

Contact: +91 2692 256124

Email: [email protected]

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2. Visit the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial

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The the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial is a memorial and museum dedicated to the great leader and ‘Iron Man of India’, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, at Moti Shahi Mahal in Shahibaug, Ahmedabad. A tribute to a renowned freedom fighter, the musuem is housed in the Raj Bhavan, which used to be a palace and it exhibits the work of Sardar, throughout his life. One of the highlights of the museum, the 3D light and laser show illustrates the history of Indian independence and covers the Vedic period, the Mughal era, the British Raj and finally, free India.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial

Address: Shahibaug, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Price: 10 USD

Opening Hours: 9am - 6pm. Closed on public holidays. Closed on Monday

Duration: Around 5 hours required.

Access: Public transport and private vehicles are available from Ahmedabad Railway Station or Airport

Contact: +91 79 2286 7027, +91 2692 223005

Website: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial

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3. Visit The ISKCON Temple

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The ISKCON Temple is located in Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, and is a big attraction for those visiting the city and a popular stop for tourists and pilgrims from all over India and abroad. It promotes the Vaishnava culture and Vedic learning and it is considered the home of Radha and the Hindu god, Krishna. Pilgrims and devotees say they feel a lot of tranquillity, beauty, and bliss, here.

ISKCON Temple

Address: Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand

Website: ISKCON Temple

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4. See the Swaminarayan Temple

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This Hindu temple is famed for its six-storeyed building which draws huge crowds, throughout the year. With five separate shrines, each dedicated to their own idol, you can see the shrines of Harikrishna Maharaj and Narayan Lakshmi in the first and shrines dedicated to Shri Akshar Purushottam Maharaj, Shri Ghanshyam Maharaj and Brahmaswarup Bhagatji, Shastriji, Yogiji and Pramukh Swami Maharaj, in the other shrines, respectively. It is one of the most popular Hindu temples in India and people flock here, throughout the year, from all parts of India and abroad.

Swaminarayan Temple

Address: Goya Talav Mathiya Chora, Anand, Gujarat 388001, India

Website: Swaminarayan Temple

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5. Learn the art of chocolate making at the Amul Chocolate Factory

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The Amul Chocolate Factory in Anand, Gujarat, is a wonderful place for all chocolate lovers to see the process of chocolate making and this factory produces world class chocolate. A part of the Amul Dairy Factory, the building has a stunning interior design with crystal glass mosaics throughout the corridors. You will be fascinated by the large tanks of chocolate and the other pieces of massive equipment used to make the tasty treats. However, the most interesting thing will be the free samples you can take with you for yourself, your friends and family. You can visit the factory anytime but an appointment is needed.

Amul Chocolate Factory

Address: Anand, Gujarat

Email: [email protected]

Website: Amul Chocolate Factory

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6. Get artsy at the Flo Art Gallery

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A popular handicrafts gallery, you can also buy authentic Gujarati handicrafts, here. The Flo Art Gallery is one of the largest art galleries in India dedicated to terracotta artwork and it is an art lover’s paradise! Located in Vallabh Vidhyanagar, the exterior is as beautiful and unique as the art, inside. Once inside you will see sculptures sitting along a stream with lotus flowers and goldfish, lush palm trees, exquisite thatched huts, and an amazingly designed landscape. You will fee like you are in a spa or retreat.

Flo Art Gallery

Address: Mota Bazaar, Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Anand, Gujarat 388120, India

Website: Flo Art Gallery

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7. Visit The Hanumanji Temple

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The Hanumanji Temple is a popular Hindu temple, located in Lambhvel, Anand and it attracts huge crowds from all over the country. Containing the idol of the Hindu deity Hanuman, people flock to the temple, especially on Saturdays to seek blessings, peace and tranquility. A huge festival takes place here during October or November known as Kali Chaudash, which makes this site even busier than usual.

Hanumanji Temple

Address: Purushottam Nagar, Nadiad-Anand Rd, Lambhvel, Gujarat 388315, India

Website: Hanumanji Temple

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Become a child again in Anand!

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Some people feel that our childhood days are the best memories of our life and most of us wish we could get transported to that time, again. What better way to do so than by visiting the Amul Chocolate Factory in Anand, where you can have a Willy Wonka-style tour of the factory and treat yourself to some gorgeous treats, as well! So, pack your bags and head off to Anand, Gujarat, where you can see ancient temples, learn about the dairy industry and much more.

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