Ahmedabad Travel Guide

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Ahmedabad Travel Guide: Nestled on the banks of the River Sabarmati, 30 km from Gujarat’s state capital Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad is the scintillating financial, industrial and entrepreneurial capital of Gujarat. Its claims to fame include a third ranking position in the Forbes list of fastest growing cities in the decade and the best city to live as proclaimed by Times of India in 2012.

As a city, Ahmedabad is rich in historical heritage, with its history pages glowing with accomplishments such as the “Manchester of the East” for its thriving textile industry and a renowned centre of higher education, science and technology. Its economic growth became a source of inspiration for many countries, with Seoul going as far to model its World Financial Centre after the city.

Even today, the amazingly industrious Gujaratis with their inimitable entrepreneurship continue to transform the city with their Midas touch – much of it is evident in the expanding western part of the city. The eastern part of Ahmedabad continues to celebrate its extraordinary cultural, historical and architectural heritage.

A visit to Ahmedabad is thus a blend of the old and the new. As for the locals, they love to live ostentatiously and live life to the fullest. They are also naturally hospitable and make visitors to their city naturally at home. Explore this wonderful city, where technological advancement, innovation and traditions are equally celebrated.

Places to Visit in Ahmedabad

Jama Masjid Dating back the early 15th Century, Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad was in its heyday, one of the largest mosques in the Indian sub-continent. Built by Sultan Ahmed Shah I, the mosque was part of a major expansion plan and was strategically...

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad Heritage Walk One of the best ways to experience Ahmedabad and its heritage is to embark on a well-organized Heritage Walk. Choose between a day walk and a night walk, a walk with a guide or a DIY Audio-guide walk. Walk through the historic...

Unique experiences in Ahmedabad

  Vishalla Restaurant & Vechaar Utensils Museum Escape the humdrum of contemporary life and all its trappings with a leisurely visit to Vishalla, a magnificent restaurant experience with a village-life setting and great healthy, village...

Accommodations in Ahmedabad

As one of the top industrial, innovative and technology advanced centres in India, Ahmedabad enjoys the presence of some of the top hotel brands of India and the world at large. In addition to hotel groups such as Taj, Hyatt, Lemon Tree and Marriott,...

Travelling to Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad as a city is very well connected to all major cities of India as well as international destinations via an intricate flight network, train network and road routes. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, as the Ahmedabad International...

Eating out in Ahmedabad

What is a holiday without feasting on local delicacies and snacks, especially when the food is as delicious and varied as in Ahmedabad? Gujaratis, in general, harbour a great love for food and an even greater love for sharing it with everyone around....

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