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    Bhadrakali Temple
    Bhadrakali Temple

    The Bhadrakali Temple is one of the oldest temples in Ahmedabad. Ma Bhadrakali is believed to be the guardian deity of the city of Ahmedabad and was also the patron deity of the Solanki dynasty to which King Karnadev- the founder of the city of "Karnavati" (Classical name for Ahmedabad)- belonged to Located on the banks of Sabarmati river, the temple still retains many elements of traditional architecture and is a vibrant centre of devotion, spiritual energy and cultural heritage.

    The temple is flocked by devotees and seekers of blessings from throughout the country and abroad. The temple especially witnesses a large number of visitors during the festival of Navratri - nine nights dedicated to the worship of the Mother Divine. The festival of Navratri in Gujarat is celebrated with traditional songs and dance forms such as Raas and Garba! And it is indeed the best time of the year to visit the temple and seek blessings of the patron deity of Ahmedabad!

    The temple is located in the heart of the city, at the famous "Manek Chowk." It is a 5 minute drive from Kalupur (Ahmedabad) Railway station and about 11 kilometres from Ahmedabad Airport.