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Ahmedabad

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PlaceAhmedabad
AreaGujarat, India
Language Gujarati, Hindi, English
WeatherSummer 27°C to 41°C, Winter 13°C to 19°C
Plan before:1 days
Prices starting: 2060/night
Best Time: January, Feburary, March
Ideal Duration1 - 3 Days
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Ahmedabad Overview
437 customer reviews

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Excellent (425)
Very good (4)
Average (2)
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Do's & Dont's in Ahmedabad
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Ranking
Ranked 1 out of 6 Places to visit in Gujarat
Ranked 1 in Culture and Heritage tours
Best time to visit for Solo - January, March, June
Best time to visit for Couple - January, Feburary, March
Best time to visit for Family and Friends - January, May, July

Ideal duration for holidays in Ahmedabad is 1 - 3 Days, Best for Weekend trips
Popular amongst travelers from ahmedabad, mumbai, goa, rajkot
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Things to do in Ahmedabad
Things to do in Ahmedabad
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The beautiful city of Gujarat offers you a chance to indulge in following activities
Go Boating
The Sabarmati River waterfront Promenade makes an amazing opportunity to explore the water rides. You can choose for pedal boats or motor boats. Though the work is under progress at this site, it already shows what a marvel is under construction.  On the western bank of the river the water front is visited by many tourists every year.
Try your hands on weaving
The Calico Museum documents the inception of textiles in India While you explore the evolution of textile industries you can also indulge in the experience of weaving. There are many stalls that let to eave on a “Charka” on your own.


Places to see in Ahmedabad
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Thor Lake
Around 30 kilometers from the main city Thor Lake also known as Thol Lake is a place where you can enjoy bird watching. The lake capacitates more than 200 species of birds. Being a shallow lake it offers you a chance to observe the birds very closely. It is a site of shelter for many species of migratory birds. The surrounding agricultural land is pretty fertile cultivating enough food to feed the birds. The lake is indeed a delight for the nature lovers.
Vastrapur Lake
A venue for cultural events, the Vastrapur Lake is surrounded with lush green lawns. It is situated at the western part of the city and entertains the joggers and walkers every morning and evening. One can enjoy boating on the lake and relax sunbathing at the sides of the lake. The garden surrounding it makes it a perfect picnic spot.
Sabarmati Riverfront
Sabarmati riverfront is a vast stretch of concrete made patio that makes a perfect picnic spot. You can enjoy boating in the River Sabarmati. It makes a perfect spot for kids to play, stroll and enjoy. The riverfront is under construction and the work is in progress to make it more vibrant attraction of Ahmedabad.  
Calico Museum of Textiles
Calico Museum is the finest of the textile museum know for its incredible role in textile revolution in India. It is a celebrated museum in the entire world and also an institute of Indian Textile Industry. It boasts the ethnic Gujarati architecture and showcases an explicit collection of textile specimen from all over India for more than five centuries.
Hathee Singh Temple
It is a famous Jain temple named after its founder Seth Hathee Singh. The temple is devoted to the 15th Jain Terthankar named Dharmnath. The use of splendid white marble in the making of this temple makes it an unique monument. The temple has a fully tiled courtyard that homes 52 shrines.
Ahmed Shah Mosque
Sultan Ahmed Shah was the founder of the city, Ahmedabad. The mosque is an exemplary marvel of architecture and most beautiful out of all the mosques in the city. It was once the private chapel for the regal family but now it is open for the tourists. Made with white and black marble the mosque is a must visit site.
Dada Hari Ni Vav
Dada Hari Ki Vav is a stepwell built during the reign of Mehmud Begda around 500 years ago. It has a tomb of Dada Hari at the back side, this is where the name Dada Hari Ni Vav came into existence.
The vav has a great water conservation plan and also arrangements of accommodation of travelers. Though not much advertised by signs and board to guide, reaching this vav leaves you in a great delight to witness this splendid marvel of architecture.
Sabarmati Ashram
Located at the right side of the Sabarmati River, this ashram is the home of Bapu, the great Indian freedom fighter. Mahatma Gandhi spent 12 golden years of his life in this ashram with his wife and many others. The ashram is popularly known as Gandhi Ashram and Satyagrah Ashram. The ashram is a National monument because of the great role it played in the fight for freedom of India. The ashram has a library which capacitates more than 35,000 books.


Food and Shopping in Ahmedabad
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Food in Ahmedabad
Like every other city Ahmedabad has its own unique flavor that is great in satiating your taste buds. The local food here is rich with spices and lots of flavors. You can indulge in the goodness of yummy street food and enjoy the excellent delicacies like missal pav, khandvi, fafda, thepla, dhokla, etc. If you wish to eat proper food a typical Guajarati thali offers you dal,chawal, sabji, kadhi, etc.
Shopping in Ahmedabad
Renowned for its amazing textiles and handwork, Ahmedabad lays a wide iety of textiles infront of you. The Bandhej fabric is a great speciality of the city. The tie and die process produces amazing fabric that is used for making sits, sarees, dupattas, etc. You can also buy books here as there is a big market dedicated to it only.


How to reach Ahmedabad
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Ahmedabad by Bus
The State Government of Gujarat runs high class bus services to most of the major cities in India. The roads are in excellent conditions and the buses are well maintained which makes the bus journey quite comfortable.
Ahmedabad by TaxiL
The new Highway NH-8 connects Ahmedabad with Mumbai and the journey takes approx 8-9 hours. Though, the highway have heavy traffic jams the journey itself is pretty interesting.
Ahmedabad by Train
Ahmedabad is well connected with rail network. The Kalupur Station serves as the primary station for all the trains that connects Ahmedabad with all the major cities of India.
Ahmedabad by Air
Sardar Vallab Bhai Patel Internatinal Airport is loated at a distance of 12 kilometers from the main city. The airport facilitates both national and international flights. The airport witnesses more than 250 flights going to and from the airport every day.


Ahmedabad Distance from near by Places
Ahmedabad from Mumbai 526 kilometers
Ahmedabad from Vadodara 110 Kilometers
Ahmedabad from Surat 265 Kilometers
Ahmedabad from Gandhinagar 43 Kilometers


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Ahmedabad Reviews (437)
visitor
5 ★
My overall experience in Ahmedabad was Excellent.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. There is no entrance fee.
user
5 ★
No photography is allowed here.
anonymous
5 ★
My overall experience in Ahmedabad was Excellent. There is no entrance fee.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. My overall experience in Ahmedabad was Excellent
visitor
5 ★
My overall experience in Ahmedabad was Excellent.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. There is no entrance fee.
user
5 ★
No photography is allowed here.
anonymous
5 ★
My overall experience in Ahmedabad was Excellent. There is no entrance fee.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. My overall experience in Ahmedabad was Excellent
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