Ahmedabad is the largest city of Gujarat state, this place is ranked seventh in India. Ahmedabad is masterminded on the banks of the Sabarmati stream. The city of Ahmadabad was named after Sultan Ahmed Shah.

Ahmedabad was founded by the then Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411 AD, for this reason, it is sometimes called the city of Ahmad Shah.

At present, Ahmedabad is known as a major industrial city in India. Gandhi had established the Sabarmati Ashram and many movements related to independence were also started from here.

Ahmedabad was included in the Mumbai Presidency during British rule.

Places to visit in Ahmadabad

Auto World Vintage Car Museum

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This museum, built on Sardar Patel Road in Ahmedabad, is very beautiful, where tourists can see the collection of rare vehicles and motorbikes. It is a special place for automobile lovers, where every Rolls Royce, Bentley, Mercedes car has more than 100 models can be seen.

Science City

This Science City of Gujarat, located in Ahmedabad, has been built with the aim of creating a better understanding of science among the people.

It is located at a distance of about 12 kilometers from Ahmedabad. Spread over a large area, the main places here include the 3D Max Theater Musical Fountain and Energy Park.

This place is very special for science lovers located in Ahmedabad.

Syed Mosque

Syed Mosque Built in the sixteenth century, this mosque is the last and unique mosque built during the Mughal period, here a tree has been depicted by carving on the stone itself, which reflects the wonderful style of that period, this lattice made on the stone is all over the world.

Akshardham

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Akshardham is a temple of the Swaminarayan sect, who believe in Sanatan Dharma, located at a distance of about 30 km from Ahmedabad, is completely made of stone, where steel has not been used anywhere, the idol of Swami Narayan has been kept in this temple.

Adalaj Stepwell

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Located at a distance of 20 km from Ahmedabad, this well was built by Mirabai in the memory of her husband, who is famous for its unique architecture and fine carvings.

It has mythological characters and paintings. It is a splendid specimen of Hindu Muslims.

Bhadra Fort

The Patra Fort was built by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411, which is spread over an area of 45 acres. There is likewise a celebrated sanctuary committed to the Hindu goddess Bhadra Kali.

Inside the fort, there are famous places like Syed Mosque, three doors, For history lovers, It is a special place that shows the glorious history of Ahmedabad.

Hutheesing Jain Temple

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Hutheesing Jain Temple  Ahmedabad is a Famous Jain temple was built by Shri Hutheesing which is dedicated to the 15th Jayantikar Dharmanath.

This Jain temple is completely made of white stone. This temple is located very close to the Delhi Gate of Ahmedabad, 78 meters high the tower is worth seeing.

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Kankaria Lake

Kankaria Lake was built by Sultan Qutubuddin, There is a lamp in the center of this lake, where Nagina Wadi is built, tourists can tour the entire lake by sitting in the toy train present here, this is a special place for adventure lovers, where many activities have been made available.

You can go boating as well as see the zoo made here. Every year in December, Kankaria Carnival is organized at this place.

Jama Masjid

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This world-famous mosque of Ahmedabad was built by Ahmed Shah I in 1423, this structure is made of yellow sandstone, along with the year the courtyard is made of marble, people of all religions are allowed in the mosque where The carved pillars and walls are worth seeing.

Near this mosque are the tomb of Ahmed Shah and his son and his grandson.

Gandhi Ashram

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This ashram was established by Mahatma Gandhi in the year 1917. This ashram is built on the banks of the River Sabarmati, that is why this ashram is also called Sabarmati Ashram.

All the items present here are related to the life of Mahatma Gandhi and it is from here that Mahatma Gandhi started the Dandi Yatra.

How to reach Ahmadabad

Ahmedabad is a major industrial city is well connected to all the cities of the country by bus, train, and air.

By Bus

Direct bus services from metro cities are available for Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad is also well connected to other cities of the country by connecting services.

Ahmedabad is well connected to the country’s capital Delhi and it is also well connected to the country’s financial capital Mumbai via National Highway 8.

Local bus service runs well under the authority of Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service, which provides easy access to every corner of the city.

By Train

The main railway station of Ahmedabad is known as Kalupur Railway Station. Due to the railway station being located in the main city, it is very convenient for tourists from here.

This railway station provides trains to many major parts of the country like Mumbai, Delhi, Lucknow, Indore, Vadodara, Bhopal, Pune, Sural, Rajkot etc.

There are many other railway stations located in the city itself like Vatva, Asarwa, Gandhigram, Chandolodia, Vastrapur, Kaligram, Sabarmati, Naroda, Sarkhej, Amli, Maninagar etc. 

By Air

The international airport of Gujarat is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, which is 15 km from the city center.

The main railway station is situated at this distance of  8 km from this airport and the city bus stand is also connected by buses to many parts of the city. From here flights are flown to many parts of the country like Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai etc.

Within the state also, there are flights to Nadiad, Surendranagar, and other cities. Many international flights are also filled from here which are to Sharjah, Dubai, Kuwait, Kabul, Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Chicago, Bangkok, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong etc.

Stay in Ahmadabad

All types of hotels are available at all places in Ahmedabad. You will get many hotels to stay in Ahmedabad, you will get hotels of every range in the city, you can take hotels according to your budget.

 

 

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