The vibrant and colourful Gujarati people and their love for fun, music and food is what makes this city a wonderful, enchanting and lively city. Ahmedabad or ‘Amdavad’ is the regarded as the seventh largest city of India. Located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, Ahmedabad is a perfect blend of modern vibrant culture and a glorious historical past. The old walled city has beautiful lanes with intricately carved wooden ‘havelis’ (mansions). Thousands of tourist throng the beautiful city to enjoy the architectural marvel and the exquisite sculptures.
Nestled in the heart of Gujarat, the city has several buildings that showcases India’ architectural style, built in the Indo-Saracen style (a blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture). The city of Ahmedabad is home to some of the most renowned centers of higher learning. The National Institute of Design is an internationally acclaimed institution and one of the leading multi-disciplinary institutions in the field of design education. The Indian Institute of Management which is regarded as one of the foremost institutes of the country and is globally recognized for its business management studies. American architect Louis Kahn has designed the entire campus.
Ahmedabad Textile Industry Research Association is regarded as one of the top institutions of the country that is involved in research on textiles. The Ahmedabad travel guide gives all the details about the city.
Bhadra fort is beautiful monument that is famous for its intricate carvings, pattern works and beautiful frescos suits. In the year 1411, ......... more »
In 1501, during the reign of Mehmud Begda, an octagonal shaped step well was built as a serene retreat for the vacationer. Right from ........ more »
People of Ahmedabad celebrate number of festivals that adds a color in the kaleidoscopic culture of this beautiful place. Two major festivals in Ahmedabad are listed below:
Uttarayan: On 14 and 15 January, Uttarayan, an annual kite-flying day is celebrated with great fervor and joy.
Navratras: During the auspicious Navratras, people can be seen performing Garba at various nook and cranny of the city. During that time, the entire city looks very vibrant.
The festival of lights, Deepawali is celebrated by designing Rangoli, and firecrackers lighting. Other festival such as Holi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Eid ul-Fitr and Christmas are celebrated with great pomp and show.
Ahmedabad Hotels are quite popular for warm hospitality as well as comfortable stays. The best thing which you like about the Ahmedabad hotels is the services they provide. You will surely have a enjoyable and comfortable time to stay here as the number of hotels will also provide sightseeing facilities to its customers.
|Indore to Ahmedabad||405 KM||5 hrs.|
|Udaipur to Ahmedabad||255 KM||3 hrs.|
|Gandhinagar to Ahmedabad||27 KM||38 mins.|
|Baroda to Ahmedabad||117 KM||1 hrs.|