The economy of the city is interspersed with a vibrant tapestry ranging from agricultural farming to big scale industries and business houses that have contributed in the rapid development of the place. Major crops grown here are Tobacco and Banana. Many famous industries including ELECON, Milcent and Atlanta Electrics, Warm Steam, etc are situated in the industrial belt skirting the city.
At this website, you will get relevant information, tools and resources to make your journey uncomplicated and enjoyable and share with you the joy, warmth, colors and and festivities this small town is resplendent with.
Shopping in Anand
These handmade articles will make a perfect souvenirs or gift items for your family and friends.
Food in Anand
Since the section is about food, it’s incomplete without mentioning the diverse dairy products manufactured at Amul. The chocolate factory is another worth visiting place for coco lovers. You can watch the process of how the chocolate is made. The coco aroma will fill you with temptation.
Popularly of Anand
- Amul India, or Anand Milk Union Limited
- National Dairy Board of India
- Kutchh embroidery and handmade artifacts
Popular Festivals Celebrated in Anand
Tourism in Anand
The major tourist attractions that will interest you are- The Amul Dairy Cooperative Museum, Anand, BD Rao College Museum, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Veer Vithalbhai Patel Memorial. Darbar Ghat is another attraction tourists look out for. Those with religious sentiments can pay homage at Jain Temple of Stambhan Parshvanath Jinalaya, Swaminarayan Mandir and Hanuman Mandir, Anand, Gujarat. The temple at Dakor, dedicated to Lord Krishna is a famous tourist attraction in the city. This pilgrim site draws a lot of tourists to the city.
The city has many weekend getaway spots to go sightseeing and exploring like, Khapra Zaveri Palace, Air Manzil that houses several mosques along with excavation sites worth a visit.
Interesting Facts about Anand
- Majority of the population in Anand is literate with a whopping 84% (approx) that is higher than the national literacy average.
- Anand has the largest dairy in Asia, Amul India.
- Anand has witnessed rapid growth in terms of economic development.
- There are many famous educational institutes in Anand, including Charotar Education Society, D. Patel Institute of Technology, Anand Agricultural University, Karamsad Medical College and many more.
Where to Stay in Anand
- Savshanti Anandam Club Hotel
- Madhubhan Resort & Spa
- Laksh Residency Hotel
- Surabhi Regency Hotel
- Pooja International Hotel
- Rama Residency Hotel
- La Casa Inn
- Decent Hotel
- Relax Hotel
- Surya Motel Inn
Anand Tourism Information
Sr. Tourist Officer,
Tourist Information Bureau,
Jilla Seva Sadan,
Panel 107-108, Anand
Call- 1800 233 7951 (Toll Free)
How to Reach Anand
By Rail- The place is connected with many regular and direct trains to Anand from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Bhopal, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Tiruvananthapuram and Chennai etc.
By Road- State own private bus service plies from different cities to connect Anand. Tourist taxies are also available to reach Anand. The taxi fare from Either Ahmadabad or Vadodara Airport costs about 2000- 3000 Indian Rupees.
So plan your trip to the City of Bliss this holiday. Don’t Miss a fun packed trip to Anand, Gujarat!
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