Situated on the banks of the river Sabarmati, the city of Ahmedabad or Amdavad is a living symbol of the rich cultural heritage of Gujarat. The journey from the ancient sites of Ashaval and Karnavati (Read More) to the present day Ahmedabad is influenced by several dynasties, traditions and religions-the symbols of which are prevalent even today. From the Jama Masjid to the Sabarmati Ashram, every nook and corner of the city holds a story and takes a tourist down the history lane. Known for its industrial approach, the business mindset infused and growth specifically in the textile industry, it has been named as the Manchester of the East. Its a great place for tourists looking for cultural, historical and natural sites. Plus the food here is a delight for tourists. An exciting combination of traditions and modernism, Ahmedabad captures all visitors with its diversity of places, religious and ethnic communities. It is interesting to see how Indian atmosphere mix with the colonial British influence, how Hinduism, the world's oldest existing religion develops in the globalizing world. Ahmedabad enjoys a thriving cultural tradition, being the centre of Gujarati cultural activities and diverse traditions of different ethnic and religious communities.
3 years ago
- Ahmedabad is typically hot and humid. So, please carry light clothing and sunglasses. Also, be careful of your belongings and cash. Pickpockets will be all around.
on Kankaria Lake 3 years ago
Price is 13 for adults. But no change is given back if you give 20
on Jhulta Minar 3 years ago
Very peaceful and welcoming place. If you visit Ahmadabad this place is the must, with strong attractive. You will see how small you are. After visited this place. You can enjoy with the biggest whol (Read More)e sale market in Ahmadabad such as wearing apparel, fabric, Electronic, and the best street food around Manek Chowk.
on Dada Hari Wav 3 years ago
Clean and well maintained.Evenings are especially beautiful in winters with the sunlight just perfectly flirting with the carvings.One can leisurely sit here and admire the well.
Do not miss the mos (Read More)que just adjacent to the stepwell. There is another step well around the corner from this place called Bhavani Mata Vav. Worth seeing that as well.
on Calico Textile Museum 3 years ago
My memory of the museum is weak, given that my visit was more than 10 years ago. However, the haveli and its gardens did make a lasting impression on my mind. The gardens, though small, were beautifu (Read More)lly green and full of birds like peacocks. It was a beautiful setting.
Ahmedabad has various places to shop at reasonable prices. Lal Darwaza has various stalls selling all kinds of stuff, from ladies' wear, to gents' and children's wear, even shoes or old books or belt (Read More)s. Basically everything. Dhalgarwad is known for clothes such as chaniya cholis, sarees and other stuff at pretty reasonable prices as well. Or if you're looking for bed sheets or traditional local items then Sindhi Market is another hotspot.