Anand at a glance
The city which was the epicenter of the white revolution in the country, Anand is a place known for its semi-rural set up and the Swami Narayan Mandir which is the crown jewel of the city. Also famous for its AMUL factory, this sub-urb in Gujarat is a perfect weekend destination for those looking for a peaceful time.
Things to do in Anand
AMUL Chocolate Factory
It is great place to visit for all the chocolate lovers out there, to witness the process that goes behind making chocolate. For all those who wish to see what goes on behind making one of the most loved things in the world, Amul allows visitors into its factory at Anand.
AMUL Co-operative Museum
This place traces down the storied past of one of the country’s greatest institutions. The Amul Cooperative Museum takes visitors through the history of AMUL. This is a place to visit to undersatnd the white revolution in India.
Flo Art gallery
A very popular gallery for handicrafts, Flo Art Gallery is the place to be if you want to shop for authentic Gujarati handicraft works. One can buy murals, sculptures, pots and clothing materials for souvenir and other purposes.
Swami Narayan Mandir
An iconic landmark of Anand, the temple is a place of fervent devotion and piety. The Swami Narayan Mandir is the famed six storeyed building which draws huge crowds to its doors.
What to eat in Anand : Local Food and Cuisine
Although Gujarati cuisine such as Dhokla, Fafda and Khadi dominates the food map of Anand, Kathiyawadi cuisine which is the native food style of the region is also much revered by tourists.The Lassan Aloo, sev Tamatar are the specialties of Kathiyawad cuisines.