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QUICK FACTS
Location: Ahmedabad District, Gujrat.
Famous for: History and architechture.
Weather:
Summer (March - June): 41 °C (106 °F) to 27 °C (81 °F).
Winter (October to February): The average temperature ranges in the 30's. 
Monsoon  (July to September): Mild to medium rainfalls.
STD CODE : 079
BEST TIME TO VISIT : October to February.
TRAVEL IN AHMEDABAD SHOW MAP

In the year 1411, sultan Ahmeshah made this beautifully sculptured city of Ahmedabad. This city is situated in the banks of the river Sabarmati. Tourists can see the attractions of Ahmedabad in a single day with a cab or auto. The attractions of this city are Bhadra Fort, Watch- House, Sidhdhi Syed Jali Masjid, Queen Sipri’s tomb, Gita Mandir, Swami Narayan Mandir, Iskon Balaji Mandir, Haati Singh Mandir and etc. The Kakaria Lake which is the home of several breeds of birds also adds to one of the attractions of Ahmedabad. Another historical place of Ahmedabad is the Sabarmati Ashram made by Gandhiji on the bank of the river Sabarmati. The museum of this Ashram is quite wealthy and glamorous. Every evening in this Ashram it is shown how India stepped towards its independence and a light & sound show regarding Gandhiji’s life is also presented. 25kms away from the city, Gandhinagar, is the capital of the state. This place is well decorated and well maintained. Tourists can visit the Jain Mandir, Swami Narayan Akshaydham Mandir, Sarita Park and Deer Park.

By centering the city of Ahmedabad tourists may also visit some of the outskirts of Gujrat. 74kms away from Ahmedabad is a narrow lake where in winter migrating birds nest. On this lake there are several small islands where tourists may reach by boating and can see the birds.

From Ahmedabad 100kms away is a place which is famous for the Surya Mandir. This temple is a magnificent example of the Solanki art and sculpture. The walls of this temple are sculptured beautifully and are really worth praising. 35kms from this place is a historical well locally known as Rani-ki-bhaabh. It’s seven storied lengthy underground well made out of clay. There are steps which lead down to the bottom of the well and on every single floor there are sculptured rocks which are still prominent in the present days.

 

MUST SEE IN AHMEDABAD
Gandhi Aashram:

The Sabarmati Aashram was once house of Mahatma Gandhi. The ashram was founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1915, and today without doubt, it is the biggest tourist attraction in Ahmedabad. The ashram today continues the work started by Mahatma and houses a handicrafts centre, a handmade paper factory and a spinning wheel factory.

Sidi Sayed Mosque:

Sidi Sayed Mosque is unique for its exquisite screens, which are praised for their amazing Jhali screen, framed, in the ten semi-circular windows. The screen carved out of one rock is just exceptional. It is a must see place for tourists.

Bhadra Fort:

This fort once housed royal palaces and well-laid gardens. It boasts the temple of Bhadrakali and was built in 1411 during the Maratha rule.

Akshardham Temple:

Rich and Wonderful architecture. Located in Gandhinagar, about 20 km from Ahmedabad. Temple will be closed on Monday. Otherdays you can visit from 10 AM to 6 PM.

Kankaria...
FAIR & FESTIVAL IN AHMEDABAD

Diwali, Makar Sankranti or festival of kites or "Uttarayan", Holi, Navratri and id-Ul-Fitr OR Ramdhan Eid is celebrated here with great love and joy. 

REACH AHMEDABAD
AIR

Ahmedabad airport is 15 km north of the city and has both the domestic and international terminal.

RAIL

Ahmedbad has direct train services to major cities in India.

ROAD

Ahmedabad has good highways connecting it to all major places in Gujarat and other states. Interstate buses of different states of India provide services to and from Ahmedabad.

Distance Charts:

Gandhinagar to Ahmedabad   26 km. Udaipur to Ahmedabad    254 km. Indore to Ahmedabad    402  km. Baroda to Ahmedabad    113 km.

 

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