Explore India  

Ahmedabad Travel Guide


Ahmedabad Travel Guide

Ahmedabad is one of the largest and busiest cities of Gujarat in India. It is located on the banks of the River Sabarmati and has a tremendous growth both in economical scales and industrialization. This is one of the highly advanced cities in India in textiles sector and so it is also called the Manchester of the East. If you want to explore Ahmedabad, then you have lots of things to see and so the necessity of a good Ahmedabad travel guide becomes inevitable.


Ahmedabad has a good historical background and you can understand this by the finest ancient architectural establishments seen in many parts of the city. Jama Masjid is one of the standing examples and this was built in 1423. This impressive building was built of yellow sandstone and bears testimony to the confluence of the architectural styles of Hinduism and Islam.


Ahmedabad is popularly known for the Sabarmati Ashram where Mahatma Gandhi started his struggle for Indian independence and from where he started preaching the ideals of non-violence. Another noted place here is the Jain temple also called Hathesing Temple. This was built in the year 1850 and is one of the important places of interest in Ahmedabad. It is built of white marbles with engraved works and intricate carvings.


The city is also called the place of parks and gardens because there are many such places here. Another important place of interest is Kankaria Lake which was constructed in the year 1451. This is located amidst the lush green gardens and is an island park with a boating club. This is indeed one of the picturesque spots that will offer you a good visual treat.


Calico Museum is one of the important places to visit in the city and you can see a wide range of textiles in that museum and most of them were manufactured in 17th century. Ahmedabad is also famous for its cultural celebrations and festivals such as Dandiya, Garba, Deepavali, Holi and Ganesh Chaturthi. The city is drenched in joyous and colorful celebration during this time.


Ahmedabad is also famous for Ahmedabadi cuisine and this will help you to relish some of the finest tastes of the Indian cuisine. If you want to enjoy all the riches you have to visit Ahmedabad in winter months. This is the ideal time to visit. If you refer to Ahmedabad travel guide and book some good hotels then you will be able to have a smooth time there. You can select from wide variety of budget and luxury hotels. Get ready for all these pleasures of this palace city.


Ahmedabad Emergency Numbers


Air India Booking Office

+91 79265 85633

AMTS Enquiry Transport Manager

+91 79253 23517

Police Commissioner

+91 79256 33636

Civil Hospital

+91 79226 83721

Fire Station

+91 79274 17203

Navdeep Ambulance

+91 79275 43333


Ahmedabad Important Websites


Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation


Ahmedabad Wiki


Last Updated: 18/07/2012

Sign In to Share your Experience

Title (What would you say in one sentence?)

Your Experience (Enter upto 2000 characters)

Share |             
this is map...

[x] Close

Report Abuse !

Enter Your Email

Enter Abuse Details

E.g : "The review contains profane words"

Enter the code to below textbox