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Places to visit in Ahmedabad

When you travel to Ahmedabad, you will love to visit popular sightseeing tourist attraction in Ahmedabad and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Ahmedabad, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Ahmedabad to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Ahmedabad things to do can include exploring Ahmedabad attractions and visiting the Ahmedabad points of interest.

Auto World Vintage Museum

The Auto World Vintage Museum is a wonderland for car lovers! It has an enviable collection of vintage cars from across the world.

Cultural Attractions

The people of Ahmedabad enjoy their festivals to the fullest. During Navratri, the people perform the Garba, which is biggest celebrated dance form in Ahmedabad. Uttarayan, also known as Makar Sakranti, is yet another big festival in the city. The skies brighten up during the annual kite flying festivities which is followed by the sending off lamps into the darkening night. Other popular celebrations include festivals like Diwali, Holi etc. You can explore al

Teen Darwaza

The Teen Darwaza is one of the oldest and longest gateways in the city. Originally designed with the intention of welcoming the king and other dignitaries, it has three intrinsically patterned arched gates with carved walls.

Ahmed Shahs Mosque

Ahmed Shah’s Mosque was founded by Ahmedabad Sultan Ahmed Shah, a Muslim religious leader in 1414. The mosque is a religious place for the Muslim community at large.

Kankaria Lake

Apart from exploring the various historical Ahmedabad's points of interest such as the temples and monuments, Ahmedabad also has a few destinations where you can take your kids for some fun during your trip to the city. In the last few years, the Science City had become a really popular destination amongst the kids. The zoo ranks next in popularity, and it houses a wide variety of animals. You could also visit the Kankaria Lake with your kids which shall certainly

Heritage Walk

A Heritage Walk is one the best ways to get to know the real pulse of a city. It is organized by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for all types of tourists. The walk takes you around the famous 'Pols'—gated housing societies where the houses belong to people of a particular caste, religion, profession and so on. This gives tourists a glimpse of the everyday life led by the citizens.

Sarkhej Roza

The Sarkhej Roza, a thirty minute drive from the city, is a renowned mosque built in the village of Makraba. A prominent Sufi centre, the mosque is known for its beauty and spiritual energy. It is also known as the Ahmedabad Acropolis because of the similarity it shares with the Acropolis of Athens.

Jama Masjid

About Jama Masjid

Ahmedabad is UNESCO’s first heritage city in India. Bestowed with countless marvelous heritage and architecture, it is a place worth exploring. A visit to Ahmedabad is incomplete without a tour of Sarkhez Roza, Sidi Sayed Mosque, Bhadra Fort and Akshardham Temple. Among these iconic landmarks, Jama Masjid holds its own importance among the tourists. 

Jama Masjid

Kite Museum

The Kite Museum is a unique one. Ahmedabad is known for kite-flying enthusiasts and this place is a must visit for kids who love flying kites.

Nature

Nature is bountiful here, so you can visit Law Garden, Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, and Shanku's Water Park

Sardar Patel National Memorial

The Sardar Patel National Memorial is dedicated to the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the greatest freedom fighters of the Indian independence movement. The memorial contains his portraits and other artefacts of his life and accomplishments.

Vastrapur Lake

The Vastrapur Lake is an artificial lake, and has been newly constructed.

Gandhi Ashram

The Gandhi Ashram is the biggest sightseeing tourist attraction in Ahmedabad. Located near Vadaj, the Sabarmati Ashram was once home of Mahatma Gandhi. The ashram is very quiet peaceful, and a visit is heartily recommended. Gandhi started the famous Dandi March from his cottage here and shared meals with Acharya Vinobha Bhave. The Ashram also boasts of a well-stocked library that serves as a bookshop.

Sidi Saiyyed Mosque

The Sidi Saiyyed Mosque is one of the oldest mosques located near the Lal Darwaza, known for its beautiful jali (carved lattice) screen windows. Built in 1573, the mosque was possibly never completed.  

Akshardham Temple

The Akshardham Temple is perhaps the biggest draw here. Located about 30 kms away from Ahmedabad, near Gandhinagar, the temple is dedicated to Sri Swaminarayan. The temple has a seven feet long idol of Sri Swaminarayan. It is very peaceful, and has gardens, parks and waterfalls. 

Landmarks

Visit the Sabarmati Ashram, Jama Masjid, Sardar Patel Stadium among others.

Bhadra Fort

The Bhadra Fort is known for the government offices housed in its premises and the massive flea market located right at the entrance. The bustling fort’s rooftop affords a fantastic view of the Old City from the top.

Hussain Doshi Gufa

The Hussain Doshi Gufa is an interesting, underground art gallery that displays the works of the renowned painter, M.F. Hussain. Designed by the architect B.V. Doshi, the structure of the gallery itself is something that should not be missed! 

Adalaj Step Well

The Adalaj Step Well showcases how water used to be conserved in the earlier times. The architectural design is unique.

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary

The Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is a great tourist attraction in Ahmedabad. It has a huge lake and millions of birds visit the bird sanctuary in winter.

Calico Museum of Textiles

The Calico Museum of Textiles is located at the Shahibaug Palace and contains a wide variety of woven fabrics collected from all over the world.

Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden

The Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden is located near the Kankaria Lake and is an ideal place for kids as it’s rated to be one of the best zoos in the country.

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