Ahmedabad- culture and commercial heart of Gujarat
Located on the banks of Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, is a city with modern malls
and multiplexes at one side and museums and monuments of historical importance on
the other side of the river.
Whether youâ€™re a Shopaholic or an Art Admirer, want to explore ancient sites or
happening hangouts, this fastest emerging mega-city has something for everyone.
Adalaj Ni Vav
The Adalaj Ni Vav is situated 18 km. north of Ahmedabad and is a popular tourist
place. The well was built in 1499 A.D. by Queen Rudabai. The Vav means Step Well,
is elaborately carved. The designs on its walls and pillars include leaves, flowers,
birds, fish and other breathtaking ornamental designs. This ancient architecture
is worth seeing.
Lothal is 80 km. south of Ahmedabad and is one of the most interesting Harappan
Sidi Sayed Mosque
The Mosque,Sidi Sayed is the most prominent and striking structure in the city of
Ahmedabad. The mosque is famous all over the country because of its marvellous architecture
and exquisite Jali work or stone tracery.
One of the most resplendent mosques of India located in the city. The masjid is
made by using yellow sandstones, the architecture of this mosque is a blend of Hindu
and Muslim styling.
Sarkhej Roza is a reminder of the majestic past of Ahmedabad. It is 10 km south
of Ahmedabad. Sarkhej comprises one of the most refined architectural complexes.
Shop in Major Malls, like Iscon Mall, Himalaya Mall, 10 Acres Mall, R3 Mall etc.
All these malls are motley of entertainment, shopping and food outlets make it a
collectorâ€™s item. National and International brands like McDonalds, Adidas, Big
Bazaar, Croma, Peter England, Planet M, Crossword, K-Lounge etc are present in these
Kankaria lake is a multisided lake built in the year 1451 A.D. Basically it is an
artificial lake with 34 sides and is the most popular picnic spot in the city.
Kamala Nehru Zoo
The Kamala Nehru Zoo is attractively located at the majestic banks of the placid
Kankaria Lake. Visitors can see endangered species like flamingos, Indian Wild Ass,
Mouse Deer, Asiatic Lion and Chinkara.
Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary is located 64 km west of Ahmedabad. It comprises of a
huge lake and ambient marshes inhabited by migratory birds in winter and spring.
It is one of the largest bird sanctuaries in India.
Gandhi Ashram is located on the banks of the river Sabarmati and is 7km north of
Ahmedabad. This Ashram was set up by Mahatma Gandhi and is one of the most actuated
Situated in the Sola Santej Road, the Science City, put forward all-embracing instructive
and recreational opportunities to the tourists. The science city is a government
venture to exhibit the over all development of the state to the outsiders.
Akshardham is a rare combination of tradition and expertise. What makes this amazing
structure so wonderful is the fact that not even a single rod of steel is used in
its construction. Akshardham is just not a temple but it is a centre of excellence
in the field of education and enlightenment.