Here are the top 56 tourist attractions to see in Ahmedabad:

1. Swaminarayan Temple, Ahmedabad

4.3 /5

24 km
from city center
1 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Located in the Kalupur area of Ahmedabad, Shri Swaminarayan Temple was built on the instructions of Swaminarayan, the founder of this sect of Hinduism. Green and yellow sculptures of various Hindu gods and goddesses, with their bodies fitted in opulent dresses and ornaments cover the structure of this nineteenth-century temple.

2. Dada Hari Wav

Must visit 3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
2 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Built by a woman of Sultan Begara's harem in 1499AD, these step-wells were made as a retreat during hot summers. Waiting to be filled with rain water, no matter what the weather is, it is always cooler within the Step-wells.

3. Sabarmati Ashram

4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
3 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Once the residence of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba, this undoubtedly is the biggest tourist attraction situated in the suburb of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Located on the tranquil and serene stretch of Sabarmati River it was also referred to as the 'Satyagraha Ashram' as Gandhi began the famous 'Dandi March' from here. The museum is one of the most interesting sections of the ashram as it has on display some of Gandhi's personal letters and photographs

4. World Vintage Car Museum

Must visit 3.4 /5

12 km
from city center
4 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

A connoisseur of vintage cars converted his private collection of vintage cars into a museum. The collection comprises of the best of the world - Rolls Royce, Bentley, Jaguar, Cadillac, Austin and many more.

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5. Kankaria Lake

4.2 /5 View 13+ photos

5 km
from city center
5 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

One of the biggest lakes in Ahmadabad, this is a total magnet for tourists and locals alike due to its complete entertainment facilities - toy train, kids' city, balloon ride, water park, food stalls. Also famous for its Kankaria Carnival which is full of week-long fun and festivities held in the last week of December, it is an entertainment, fun and cultural hub. The lake and surroundings have been recently revamped and all its subparts (zoo, balvatika,etc.) are enhanced.

6. City Shopping

Must visit 3.3 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Even though pretty much everything is available in this city, Ahmedabad is especially famous for its textile industry. Hence, all kinds of fabrics are available here.

7. Hathisingh Jain Temple

Must visit 3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
7 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Dedicated to the 15th Tirthankara of Jains, Dharmanath, this two-storied white marble structure provides a delightful experience and the tiled courtyard is another unique aspect of the temple.

8. Sidi Saiyyed Mosque

Must visit 4.2 /5 View 9+ photos

2 km
from city center
8 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Built by Sidi Saeed or Sidi Saiyyed in 1573, as the name suggests, the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, is one of the most famous mosques of Ahmedabad. The mosque is said to be built in the last year of the existence of the Sultanate of Gujarat. The intricately carved lattice stone window, in front of the mosque is known as the Sidi Saiyyed Jali, the unofficial symbol of city of Ahmedabad.

9. Jhulta Minar

3.7 /5 View 10+ photos

4 km
from city center
9 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Located in Ahmedabad, Jhuta Minar is one of the most intriguing architectural wonders that the world has ever seen. They are still an unsolvable mystery. What makes the minarets unique is if one of the minarets is shaken then the other minaret shakes within a few seconds, while the connecting passage doesn't transmit any movements or vibrations. Many architects and historians have tried to understand the physics and logic behind the unrelated movements of the minarets. It is these movements that have led to its name, Jhulta Minar which translates to swinging minaret.

10. Law Garden Night Market

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
10 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

One of the most famous gardens of Ahmedabad the Law Garden becomes a favorite place for shopaholics with vendors and shopkeepers bustling on the scene.

11. Vaishnodevi Temple

3.2 /5

11 km
from city center
11 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Located on Sarkhej-Gandhinagar highway Road, Vaishnodevi Temple in Ahmedabad is a true replica of the famous temple in Jammu-Kashmir.

12. Bhadra Fort & Teen Darwaza

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
12 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

The Bhadra Fort and its neighboring environment is the most scenic part of Ahmedabad. Located in the middle of lush greenery the huge 44 acre Fort got its name from the Bhadrakali Temple that it houses.

13. Manek Chawk

3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
13 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Manek Chowk is a notable city square in Old Ahmedabad which is a vegetable market in the morning, a bullion market in the noon and the street food market at night. It is most famous, however, for its food stalls that start to emerge around 8 in the evening, with various local street snacks and goodies. 

14. Kamala Nehru Zoo

3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
14 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Popularly known as Kankaria Zoo, Kamala Nehru Zoo is located at Kankaria, Ahmedabad. By the majestic banks of the tranquil Kankaria Lake, this zoo has been the abode of different animals, reptiles, birds and mammals belonging to different species.

15. Alpha One Mall

3.6 /5

7 km
from city center
15 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

One of the largest multiplexes in Ahmedabad, Alpha One mall houses three anchor stores, a food-court and a movie hall.

16. Lal Darwaza

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
16 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

With lots of hawkers selling various items from clothes to electronics items, Lal Darwaza is crowded yet one of the most famous markets of Ahmedabad.

17. Calico Textile Museum

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
17 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

One of the foremost textile museums and a celebrated institute in Indian textiles around the world, Calico Textile Museum is famous for its remarkable collection of fabrics.

18. Banascraft

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
18 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

One of the most famous boutiques of Ahmedabad, Banascraft offers a great variety of handmade items.

19. ISKCON Temple, Ahmedabad

3.7 /5

6 km
from city center
19 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Located close to the Gujarat Samachar Press, The ISKCON Temple in Ahmadabad is the best place to experience spirituality and mental bliss. Also referred to as the 'Hare Krishna Temple', the temple with its calm and peaceful atmosphere offers the perfect spot for meditation.

20. Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad

3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
20 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

The Jama Masjid situated in Ahmedabad is one of the largest mosques in India built in the period of 1424 and was built by Emperor Sultan Ahmed Shah. To the west of the mosque built are the tombs of Ahmed Shah I, his son and his grandson followed by the graves of the queens of the king.

21. Law Garden

3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
21 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Law Garden in Ahmedabad is one of the most popular parks which is also a usual venue of cultural activities like Music concerts, dance festivals and the like.

22. Kapasi Handicraft Emporium

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
22 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

While Handicrafts from Gujarat are exported to far off places all across the world, you can buy it all from Kapasi Handicraft Emporium.

23. Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum

3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
23 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

The Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum (also known as L. D. Museum) is museum of Indian Sculptures, Bronzes, Manuscripts Paintings, Drawings, Miniature Paintings, Wood works, Bead works and coins. (br) The Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum of the Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Bharatiya Sanskriti Vidyamandir is located in the premises of the L.D. Institute of Indology, Ahmedabad. It is situated on a sprawling campus in the western part of the city in an area dotted with educational and research institutes, and in the vicinity of Gujarat University. It is about 7 kilometers from the Railway Station and 12 kilometers from the Airport, therefore, it is easily accessible from any part of the Ahmedabad city.

24. Tomb of Ahmed Shah and Ahmed Shah's Mosque.

3.2 /5

4 km
from city center
24 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Tomb of Sultan Ahmed Shah who was the founder of the city of Ahmedabad. This tomb also has the cenotaphs of Ahmed Shah's son and grandson. Women are not allowed in the central chamber.

25. R3 The Mall

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
25 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

One of the most popular shopping malls and leisure destinations in the city, this mall houses about 200 shops, numerous food courts and a 4-screen multiplexes.

26. Adalaj Step Well

3.0 /5

14 km
from city center
26 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Adalaj Stepwell is a magnificent structure built brilliantly to curb water crisis in and around Adalaj Village. The stepwell is located at a distance of 3 to 4 kilometres to the south-west of Gandhinagar, the capital city of Gujarat. The Adalaj Stepwell was built in 1498 and is one of the many step wells built in India to provide access to groundwater. The entire architecture is an excellent illustration of the intelligence of the engineers and architects India had even at that time. Walk in, and you will witness a sudden yet soothing drop in temperature. Breathe in the tranquillity, absorb the beauty of the intricate carvings, make a silent wish and rest for a while before you proceed with your plan for the day.

27. Radhe Shopping Mall

3.0 /5

11 km
from city center
27 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Enjoy shopping at Radhe Shopping Mall for a great experience and a variety of brands to choose from.

28. Dada Bhagwan temple

15 km
from city center
28 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Dada Bhagwan Temple (also known as Adalaj Trimandir) is a trimandir situated in the village of Adalaj on the Ahmedabad-Kalol highway, 20 kms from Ahmedabad. Built by Dada Bhagwan Foundation, the trimandir brings forth a unique religious concept where statues of all religious deities are placed on a common platform.

29. Gujarat Science City

9 km
from city center
29 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Located on the Science City Road in Ahmedabad, Gujarat Science City is a remarkable initiative taken up by the Government of Gujarat to spread general awareness and a scientific temperament especially among the youth of the country. Spread over 107 hectares of land, the centre also holds frequent talk shows and workshops for students and science enthusiasts.

30. Shree Camp Hanuman Mandir

5 km
from city center
30 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Situated in Shahibaug in Ahmedabad, Shree Camp Hanuman Mandir is one of the largest Hanuman temples in India. Believed to have been established by Pandit Gajanan Prasad at least a 100 years ago, the temple is still managed by the descendents of the Pandit family. Tuesdays and Saturdays are the most auspicious days of the week for the devotees.

31. Parimal Garden

2 km
from city center
31 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Located on the Parimal Cross Road in Ambavadi, Parimal Garden is a beautiful well-maintained garden in the heart of Ahmedabad. Replete with swings and dotted with stone benches, the park is popular among both adults and kids alike. Mostly used for morning and evening walks, the garden also has routine laughing clubs for the elderly.

32. Lothal

66 km
from city center
32 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

If you are a history buff and ever so curious to peek into the lives of the older generations, you really need to visit Lothal because this is a place that ties the past and present together. Located at a distance of around 85 kms from the city of Ahmedabad, on the banks of the ancient mythical river Saraswati (which has now dried up), Lothal is a popular Indus Valley Site and a 4500 years old city discovered in 1954. Even though the place is not as thriving as it once used to be, the magic of the ruins are enough to tell you the colourful tales about the lives of the people who were inhabitants of this place. This place is full of surprises and holds a great deal of historical significance. Lothal was not only amongst one of the early successful civilization but was also a hub of industrialisation adjoining different nations. Due to its fascinating excavations and dramatic discovery, Lothal is popular among geologists, historians and archaeologists.

33. Sarkhej Roza

8 km
from city center
33 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Situated in the village of Makarba, 7 kms from Ahmedabad, Sarkhej Roza is a mosque and tomb complex. Bosting of absolutely striking early Islamic architectural finesse with spacious corridors and pillared domes, and surrounded by a mesmerising water tank, the tomb houses the grave of Ahmad Khattu Ganj Baksh (the former resident of the place).

34. Nehru Bridge

2 km
from city center
34 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Nehru Bridge is a massive bridge built over the river Sabarmati in Ahmedabad connecting the Real Old City (Kot Vistar) with West Ahmedabad. Open to public use in 1962, the bridge is dedicated to Indiaês first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The bridge is considered one of the most scenic places in the city.

35. Sabarmati Riverfront

2 km
from city center
35 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Sabarmati Riverfront is a waterfront developed on the banks of river Sabarmati in Ahmedabad. Started with an objective for sustainable development and environmental improvement, the pace has now become a major tourist attraction owing to its lush green promenades, beautiful parks and plazas and an all-around soothing ambience.

36. Vastrapur Lake

4 km
from city center
36 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Situated in Western Ahmedabad, Vastrapur Lake is an ancient lake which was renovated and prettified in 2002 and in 2013 a huge statue of Narsinh Mehta (a famous poet saint of Gujarat), was installed and the lake was named after him. It boasts of an open air theatre which is used for organising several cultural events of the city.

37. Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Museum

4 km
from city center
37 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Situated in the premises of Moti Shahi Mahal at Shahibaug in Ahmedabad, Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Museum is a museum and a memorial dedicated to the 1st Deputy Prime Minister of India- Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Surrounded by a beautiful garden, the museum also has umpteen exhibits and photographs from the Indian National Movement.

38. Kite Museum

3 km
from city center
38 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Housed in the premises of Sanskar Kendra in Paldi, Ahmedabad, Kite Museum was conceptualised and created by Bhanubhai Shah. Designed by by the renowned architect Le Corbusier in 1954, the museum is an elaborate display of a plethora of uniquely carved kites including mirror-work kites, block print kites, Japanese kites etc.

39. Vechaar Utensils Museum

6 km
from city center
39 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

VECHAAR (Vishalla Environmental Centre for Heritage of Art, Architecture and Research) Utensils Museum was conceptualised by the famous architect- Mr. Surender C and was built in 1981 in the vicinity of Vishalla Village Restaurant in Ahmedabad. The museum is an elaborate collection of utensils ranging from hundreds of years back to the current times.

40. Sanskar Kendra

3 km
from city center
40 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Established in 1956, Sanskar Kendra is the city museum located in Paldi in Ahmedabad. The museum is a collection of exhibits depicting art, culture, history, and architecture of the city of Ahmedabad. It also boasts of housing the longest incense stick in the world. Another section in the same museum is devoted to the unique Kite Museum.

41. Vadla

282 km
from city center
41 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Vadla is an up and coming haven for migratory birds making their way to the marshy wetlands of Gujarat, just a short drive away from Ahmedabad. Vadla still remains relatively unknown and undiscovered in comparison to the Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary and is a hidden gem only known to the locals.

42. Ahmedabad One

4 km
from city center
42 out of 56
places to visit in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad One is the largest mall in the city, situated at Vastrapur in Ahmedabad. Opened for public in 2011, the mall was initially called Alpha One.

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