Kalol, located in the Gandhinagar district of Gujarat, is the perfect spot for the religious tourist. The city is full of beautiful, old temples, some dating back hundreds of years. With the majority of the population being Hindu, the temples in Kalol display a range of traditional religious customs and rituals. Religious festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm and fanfare. If not for anything else, visit the city to witness the colors burst forth as locals praise god and come together to make merry.
Kalol’s numerous temples are definitely worth visiting. Each temple is unique in its own way and you’ll find yourself lost in the traditions and reverie. The Ambaji Temple, the Satyanarayana Temple, the temples within the Bharat Sevashram, which include a Durga Temple, a Hanuman Temple and a Ganesh Temple, and the Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple are all worth visiting.
The Adalaj Stepwell is another popular tourist attraction in Kalol. Built at the end of the 15th century by Rani Rudabai, the stepwell goes several stories down and is adorned with intricate designs of flowers, leaves, birds and other patterns.
Nature lovers can head to Thol Lake and the bird sanctuary there to experience the natural beauty and spectacular bird life in the region. Surrounded by marshlands, you will be able to spot various kinds of local and migratory birds here.
The local bus network in Kalol is well connected and extremely economical. Auto-rickshaws are also easily available in most parts of the city. You can also hire a private taxi or vehicle and go sightseeing at leisure.
On a daily basis there are approximately 135 flights that operate at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport.IndiGo, SpiceJet and Air India are the most popular airline brands that fly frequently to this airport.
Besides flying you can also reach Kalol through train.Kalolis one of the most popular train stations in Kalol.
By road Kalol is surrounded by Kadi, Gandhinagar, Ranip which are 10.46 km, 10.53 km, 11.2 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.