“A vibrant and colourful town of Gujarat, surrounded by food and music also known as the "Gandhi’s City". Ahmedabad is the seventh largest city in the country with various tourist attractions.”
The Gujarati people are famous for their love for fun, music, and food. The city of Ahmedabad is famous for its vibrancy and colours making it an enchanting and a lively city. Ahmedabad is the seventh largest city in the country and it is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River. The city is a perfect blend of vibrant modernity and rich historically. The city has both the beautiful old world and the new world to offer to its travelers from intricately carved wooden ‘havelis’ to beautiful lanes. The tourists visit the city for its monuments, amusement parks and the beauty of the city. The city is located in the heart of Gujarat, it has a great number of buildings the showcases the glorious Indian architectural style. The architecture is designed in the Indo-Saracen style that is a beautiful amalgamation of Hindu and Islamic architecture. The city has some top-notch higher educational institutes. The National Institute of Design and the Indian Institute of Management are regarded as the globally recognized institutions in their respective fields.
Places to visit in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad changed from the time of Sultan Ahmed Shah’s reign. It then became one of the most important metropolitan cities. It has not changed as it restores a part of its beautiful and rich historical past. The city has been one of the most talked about cities in the state of Gujarat and tourists love to visit the city for its vibrancy.
Bhadra Fort - Bhadra fort is a gorgeous monument that is eminent for its elaborate carvings, pattern works, and beautiful frescos suits, it is said that in the year 1411, Sha Alam had built the fort. Bhadra Fort got its name from the name of the Bhadrakali temple. The temple is located in the fort. The beautiful architecture represents the rich historical past of the city.
Dada Hari Vav (Stepwell) - Gujarat has been famous for its initiatives for water conservation, as there are about 120 or even more odd step-wells in the state. There are two famous step wells in Ahmedabad namely Mata Bhawani Vav and Dada Hari Vav located at a distance of about 20 km from each other. The wells are an interesting and colourful site for the tourists.
Teen Darwaja - Teen Darwaja is a famous landmark in Ahmedabad. It is a triple-arched gateway known for its beautiful Islamic architecture. It is estimated to be the longest and the oldest gateways in the city, making it an interesting one for the tourists.
Kankaria Lake - the amazing Kankaria Lake of Ahmedabad assures a stroll along the banks. While lying on the greens or enjoying laser shows, a peaceful day out is promised along the Kankaria Lake. It is said to be one of the largest lakes in the city. It is also an ideal picnic spot for everyone in the city and the tourists.
Best time to visit Ahmedabad
Winter season is considered to be the best season to travel to Ahmedabad. Winters generally begin from the month of November and continue till February.
How to Reach Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad is the largest city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is known for its lovely lakes, old monuments, excellent museums, and fabulous night markets.
By Air - Ahmedabad has its very own railway station; Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport connects the city to all major destinations. It is located at a distance of around 14 km from the heart of the city and is one of the busiest airports of Gujarat.
By Rail - Ahmedabad railway station is located at Kalupur area. It is also known as Kalupur Station and is located at a distance of around 6 km from the city centre. It is connected to all major cities of India like Delhi, Jaipur, and Mumbai.
By Road - Being a major city of Gujarat, Ahmedabad is well-connected by road. It is connected to major Indian cities like Mumbai, Pune, Surat via Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) and interstate bus services.