Best places to visit in ahmedabad
Ahmedabad is a city in western India.The Sabarmati River runs through its center. Ahmedabad is famous for its textile industry and is known as the textile hub of India.

Bhadra Fort

Bhadra Fort, Ahmedabad

Climb up the Bhadra Fort and get a bird’s eye view of the old city. Built immediately after the founding of Ahmedabad in 1411, Bhadra Fort now houses government offices and a Kali temple.

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Thol Lake Sanctuary

Thol Lake Sanctuary, Ahmedabad

Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary is 27 km from Ahmedabad is the most prominent open-water habitat birding hotspot listed in Ramsar sites.

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Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Ahmedabad

This 121-sq-km sanctuary, 60km southwest of Ahmedabad, protects Nalsarovar Lake, iron-flat plains and wetlands. This is the largest wetland sanctuary in the state and one of the biggest in the country as well.

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Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad

The Sabarmati Ashram, at the banks of the namesake river, is fragmented into two sections – where Gandhi actually lived, and the modern section conceived by architect Charles Correa.

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Shri Bhetadia Bhan Surya Mandir

 Shri Bhetadia Bhan Surya Mandir, Ahmedabad

Shri Bhetadiya Bhan Surya Mandir is a mythical and miraculous Sun Temple. The Sun God present here in the form of a child is unique in the world.

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Philatelic Museum of Indian Stamps

Philatelic Museum of Indian Stamps, Ahmedabad

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Thol Lake Sanctuary

Thol Lake Sanctuary, Ahmedabad

One of the most popular birding hotspots of Gujarat, the 7 sq. km big Thol Lake Sanctuary offers easy access from the capital city (27km).

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Kocharab Ashram

Kocharab Ashram, Ahmedabad

In 1818, the British East India Company entered the scene and took over the city from the Marathas. However, the Indian Independence movement laid deep foundations in the city in 1915 when Mahatma Gandhi set up the Kochrab Ashram near Paldi.

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Veechar Cultural and Heritage Museum for Utensils

Veechar Cultural and Heritage Museum for Utensils, Ahmedabad

The museum was started on 27 April 1981 and was the brainchild of designer Surendra Patel and the anthropologist Jyontindra Jain. This is the only museum in the world that has such a rich repository of daily use utensils from different eras. It was aimed at bringing the gaze towards the inventive and fascinating utensils used in rural and urban homes of India. The museum was created to let travellers take a peek into the rich heritage through vessels. This has led to preservation of an integral part of Indian cooking, including fire kilns.

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Kalhaar Blues and Greens Golf Club

Kalhaar Blues and Greens Golf Club, Ahmedabad

Located halfway between Ahmedabad and the Tata Nano Plant, Kalhaar Blues & Greens prides itself on being one of the greenest places in Ahmedabad. And justifiably so. Designed by legendary golf icon Jack Nicklaus’ company, Nicklaus Design, the 18-hole golfcourse is a feast for the eyes. Dotted with 14 lakes and white sand bunkers against the lush green, the area is a manmade delight. Care has also been taken tocreate an environment friendly ambience. Gorgeous flowers and beautiful trees have been planted across theentire stretch. But over and above the praise-worthy scenic area a golfer needs good golfing services.

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Bhatiyar Gali

Bhatiyar Gali, Ahmedabad

The veg heavy vibe of the cuisine in Ahmedabad can get tiresome for hardcore non-vegetarians. This is when a late evening trip to Bhatiyar Gali will seem valid; prawns, mutton, fish and chicken are sold raw and cooked.

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Khadi Veda

Khadi Veda, Ahmedabad

To live a life closest to nature, it is essential to understand the impact of nature in our lives. Together, we dream to see the most ancient blessing to the world of beauty and personal care to reach as many people as possible. Through the means of Khadi Veda, we all have to actively participate in sharing the secrete of beauty as taught by the ancient scriptures of Ayurveda to each and every house in the world. Khadi Veda has a vision to deliver the goodness of herbal and natural products to the entire world. The ancient Ayurvedic secret of beauty should be shared and that is what we strive for. By incorporating the essence of Ancient Ayurvedic ingredients and the goodness of natural and organic substances, we envision to make world class products, packed with the goodness of nature and Ayurveda, Delivered to the world.

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Tribal Museum

Tribal Museum, Ahmedabad

The museum is a part of a larger programme by the Tribal Research and Training Institute in Ahmedabad to promote and educate people on tribal life and art. The museum is an integral part of the institute, which was established in 1962.

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Sabarmati Riverfront

Sabarmati Riverfront, Ahmedabad

The Sabarmati River has been the lifeline of the city of Ahmedabad for centuries. The river was given a prominence when the city went through an urban overhaul in 2005. The riverfront was made an integral part and opened for the public to enjoy a corniche-like walkway.

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Sarkhej Roza

Sarkhej Roza, Ahmedabad

Located 8 km southwest of the old centre in Makarba, Sarkhej Roza is a mosque, tomb and palace complex dedicated to the memory of Ahmed Shah I’s spiritual advisor, Ahmed Khattu Ganj Baksh.

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Ahmad Shah Mosque

Ahmad Shah Mosque, Ahmedabad

Ahmed Shah’s mosque was constructed in 1414, as part of the Emperor’s grand architectural vision for the city. An inscription on the central mihrab points to the date when the foundation was laid – the 4th day of Shawwal month 817 AD, which is 17 December 1414.

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Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur

Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur, Ahmedabad

The glorious, multi-coloured, wood carved Swaminarayan Temple in the old city, was built in 1822 as the first temple of the Swaminarayan Hindu sect.

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Lothal, Ahmedabad

About 80km southwest of Ahmedabad, the city that stood at this archaeological site 4500 years ago was one of the most important of the Indus Valley civilisation, which extended into what is now Pakistan.

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Siddi Sayed Mosque

Siddi Sayed Mosque, Ahmedabad

The Sidi Sayed Mosque is famed for its exquisite jali windows, spider web fine, depicting the intricate intertwining branches of the ‘tree of life’ that is best seen from the road that runs along the back of the mosque.

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Sundarvan, Ahmedabad

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Ravivari Sunday Market Ahmedabad

Ravivari Sunday Market Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad

The market was started in the 15th century as a weekly affair for the public to buy things of daily use. It was the initiative of Sultan Ahmed Shah and operated on Fridays between Teen Darwaza and Bhadra Taar in the old part of town. Over the decades, the market found itself close to closure during 1941 riots. It was then reopened near the Siddhi Sayed mosque, then the old civil court, and eventually shifted to the Sabarmati riverfront in 1954. It has completed an impressive number of years in this location.

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Badshah No Haziro

Badshah No Haziro, Ahmedabad

Though commissioned by Ahmad Shah, it was his son who took the onus of constructing this mausoleum in the year 1451, with the infusion of jali work, tombs and arches.

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Science City

Science City, Ahmedabad

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The Belvedre Golf and Country Club

The Belvedre Golf and Country Club, Ahmedabad

With the promise of luxury, opulence and rejuvenation, we at Adani Realty have developed India’s Largest Social Private Club- The Belvedere Golf and Country Club nestled inside the biggest township of Gujarat-Shantigram. It will be one-of-its kind in Gujarat – with India’s best 9 Hole, par 36 golf course spread over 70 acres of landscaped greens and Golf Academy which are already operational, a Party Lawn that can host nearly 1000 people, 52 fully furnished and well-appointed premium guest rooms, luxury spa and health club, wide range of world-class indoor & outdoor sports facilities along with restaurants and cafés. These are just a few examples to give you a glimpse of the facilities and comfort that the Belvedere Club offers.

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Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition Centre

Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition Centre, Ahmedabad

The kid-friendly exhibition centre in Ahmedabad is the vision of scientist and astronomer Vikram Sarabhai. This sprawling exhibition lies in the middle of the city and encourages children to see the progress of Indian space programmes

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Calico Museum of Textiles

Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad

The Calico Museum was founded in 1949 by the industrialist Gautam Sarabhai and his sister Gira Sarabhai, and inaugurated by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Ahmedabad has always had a flourishing textile industry which was at its peak during the late 1940s. It was inspired by philosopher, metaphysician, and pioneering historian and philosopher of Indian art, Ananda Coomaraswamy. It was Coomaraswamy who planted the seed in Shri Gautam Sarabhai’s mind, and suggested that the museum should be housed in Ahmedabad, since it was a major textile hub. After many talks and research, Shri Sarabhai, his sister Gira Sarabhai and the industrial house of Calico created this specialist museum anchored on historical and technical study of Indian handicrafts and industrial textiles. It was originally housed in Calico Mills but as the range of the collection grew it was shifted to the Sarabhai House in Shahibaug in 1983. In the 1960s, the museum launched a publications programme around Historical Textiles of India under the editorship of John Irwin, then keeper of the Indian Section of the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the second, under the editorial direction of Dr Alfred Bühler, who conducted a Contemporary Textile Craft Survey of India.

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Gulmohar Greens Golf and Country Club Limited

Gulmohar Greens Golf and Country Club Limited, Ahmedabad

Just a 10-minute drive from S. G. Highway, the Gulmohar Greens Golf & Country Club offers a range of activities and sports, along with plush accommodation, a dedicated sports complex with both indoor and outdoor sports, athletic jogging track, party lawns, restaurants, conference and banquet halls. It is spread over a lush area of approximately 75 acres. But what sets this property apart is a nine-Hole par 36 golf course with facility for coaching and leisure play. It is also a great facility for beginners and amateur golfers. A five-acre driving range allows members

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Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum

Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum, Ahmedabad

Shri. Kasturbhai Lalbhai, a well-known Ahmedabad based industrialist, and Jain Acharya Muni Punyavijayji jointly established the museum in 1956 as the Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Institute of Indology. Muni Punyavijayji donated his personal collection of manuscripts, bronzes and paintings. The collection grew more extensive over the years and the vast repository of heritage needed more space to showcase. In 1984, a new building adjacent to the LD Institute of Indology was built by world acclaimed architect, Balakrishna Doshi. The LD Museum was formally inaugurated by Brajkumar Nehru, the then Governor of Gujarat.

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Auto World Vintage Car Museum

Auto World Vintage Car Museum, Ahmedabad

One of the biggest personal collections of vintage cars, bikes, buggies and utility vehicles, Auto World is a delight for those who love wheels. Amongst the 300 plus menu of mechanical extravaganza, some noted ones stand out; the car that was used in the movie Gandhi and the first May Bach ever made.

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NC Mehta Gallery

NC Mehta Gallery, Ahmedabad

Nanalal C Mehta (1894–1958) was one of the pioneers in the field of miniature paintings in India and his work has been a source of inspiration for many. Mehta published several research papers and articles as well. Famous paintings like the Vasanta Vilasa scroll, early Gita Govinda, folios of Chaurapanchashika series were brought to light by him. After his death in May 1958, his collection of art was donated to the Gujarat Museum Society, Ahmedabad, by his wife, the late Shanta Mehta. The Gujarat Museum Society was formed as Public Charitable Trust in 1960 to exhibit the renowned NC Mehta Collection of miniature paintings. The first floor of the famous Sanskar Kendra building was the chosen venue for this. Shri Jawaharlal Nehru inaugurated the exhibition in the year 1963. Since the paintings were under some environment stress, they were later shifted to Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Institute of Indology. The NC Mehta gallery was inaugurated in October 1993.

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Dandi March Path to India Freedom

Dandi March Path to India Freedom, Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad Heritage Walk

Ahmedabad Heritage Walk, Ahmedabad

The City of Ahmedabad has some of the finest India, Islamic monuments and exquisite Hindu and Jain temples.

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Lokayatan Folk Museum

Lokayatan Folk Museum, Ahmedabad

The Lokayatan Folk Museum was established in 1977 to showcase the diverse handicrafts, including colourful embroidery, beadwork, woodcarving, metalwork and leather work of Gujarat. Later, the Kalpana Mangaldas Balayatan Museum was added in 1982. A collection of string instruments, bow, percussion and wind musical instruments used in classical and folk music were added in 1984, in the form of Sangeet Vadyakhand. Theatre and performing arts took centre stage here. The gallery for fairs and festivals, Kathani, was established in 2004.

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Jhulta Minara Mosque

Jhulta Minara Mosque, Ahmedabad

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Magen Abraham Synagogue

Magen Abraham Synagogue, Ahmedabad

The synagogue was built in 1934 with donations from members of the Bene Israel Jewish community of the state and stands as an important and iconic heritage emblem of the city. The corner stone of the structure was laid on 19 October 1933 by Abigailbai Benjamin Issac Bhonker and it was consecrated on 2 September 1934. The Parsi Fire Temple at Bukhara Mohulla in Khamasa right opposite the synagogue and the structure itself are symbols of religious diversity in the city.

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Kamlanehru Zoo Kankaria

Kamlanehru Zoo Kankaria, Ahmedabad

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Hutheesing Jain Temple

Hutheesing Jain Temple, Ahmedabad

This remarkably elegant temple created out of white marble has been sacred to many Jain families, generation after generation

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Ahmedabad World Heritage City

Ahmedabad World Heritage City, Ahmedabad

he city of Ahmedabad is endowed with a rich architectural heritage that is vital to the local identity and continuity of the place. Along with the foremost heritage Indo-Islamic monuments of the 15th to 17th centuries, there are potential heritage precincts in the form of the Pols, the traditional residential clusters of the medieval period, which makes Ahmedabad exceptional. Combining these all, the historic walled city of Ahmedabad has it all to be the first city in India to be inscribed in UNESCO's World Heritage City list of 2017.

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Manek Chowk

Manek Chowk, Ahmedabad

The Amdavadis` version of nightlife is packing in a heavy dose of sweets and fried savoury snacks, that too after dinner. Every day, stalls start propping up in the old city Manek Chowk with chair and tables arranged for nocturnal foodies.

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Kensville Golf and Country Club

Kensville Golf and Country Club, Ahmedabad

Kensville Golf & Country Club has seen many a national and international celebrities. Amitabh Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Narayana Murthy, Harbhajan Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, and spiritual guru Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev have all been on the course. Most recently, Sachin Tendulkar, also took time out to go around the golf course and interact with the players at the recently concluded third edition of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge. The Gujarat Kensville Challenge 2011, hosted at the club, was the European Challenge’s first tour to India, and marked Gujarat’s first showing in the international golf circuit. Other popular tournaments held here include the Mercedes Trophy, Audi QuattroCup and BMW Golf Cup International.

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Kanoria Centre for Arts

Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad

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Atal Bridge

Atal Bridge, Ahmedabad

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum, Ahmedabad

The museum stands on the same address as Moti Shahi Mahal, a palace built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan between 1618 and 1622. One of the biggest inclusions for ornamentation included the Shahibaug gardens that were brimming with noble cypresses, cedars, palms, sandals, and cassias, with mango, tamarind, and other fruit trees. The palace fell into the hands of the British and was used as a government building. Post-independence, the structure became Raj Bhavan, the official residence of the Governor of Gujarat, from 1960 to 1978. It was declared a memorial for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his centennial birth anniversary on 7 March 1980.

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Bai Harir Ni Vav

Bai Harir Ni Vav, Ahmedabad

Bai Harir ni Vav lies 15km from the centre of Ahmedabad city. This step-well, built in 1499 under the supervisor of Sultan Begada’s harem, has steps down through five levels of carved stone columns to two small wells, now often bone dry.

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Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Ahmedabad

Listed in Ramsar sites since 2012 Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Ahmedabad preserves Nalsarovar Lake, iron-flat plains, and marshes with up to 250 species passing through throughout the winter.

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Gujarat Vidyapeeth

Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad

Gandhiji started non co-operation movement in 1920, which included boycotting the Honours and Awards of British Empire. He also wanted people to avoid sending their children to schools and colleges imparting English education to liberate the Indian youths from the shackles of British colonial rule. There was a roaring response to Gandhiji’s command to vacate the English teaching schools and colleges, but he also wanted the youth to have the privilege of studying in a premier institute. Five such institutions, or Vidyapiths, were founded. He aimed to prepare the students for the task of national reconstruction and usher in 'Hind Swaraj'. Gujarat Vidyapith started in 18th October, 1920 as an institute of learning and development for the youth of Gujarat. It has been deemed university since 1963

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Kalamkhush Handmade Paper Centre

Kalamkhush Handmade Paper Centre, Ahmedabad

The facility is part of the Gujarat Khadi Gramodyog Mandal and was constructed to make authentic souvenirs in line with the vision of Mahatma Gandhi.

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Sanskar Kendra

Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad

Built in April 1954, the museum was the architectural brainchild of Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, and was christened the ‘Museum of Knowledge’ during designing. Till date, the museum rests on his signature pillars that are 11 feet high. The building was originally a part of a large complex of Cultural Centre of Ahmedabad, which had separate areas for different subjects like anthropology, natural history, archaeology, monumental sculptures, workshops and depots and folklores in open air.

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Kankaria Lake

Kankaria Lake, Ahmedabad

Built in 1451 as Hauz e Qutub, and recently converted as a recreation space for the city, this large lake is a good respite from the hectic streets. In fact, this is the second largest lake of Ahmedabad, offering a pleasing visual break from the buildings and roads.

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Rani No Hajiro Queen Tomb

Rani No Hajiro Queen Tomb, Ahmedabad

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Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad

Jama Masjid, the principle place of prayers for Muslims was built during Ahmed Shah’s reign in the 15th century. It was supposedly the largest mosque in the Indian subcontinent. The mosque was constructed as part of a larger design of the city. It lies south of the processional axis that runs from the Maidan-i Shah with three arches called Teen Darwaza in the old city. Ahmed Shah, his son and grandson have mausoleums west of the mosque. A short walk away lies Rani no Hajiro, the tombstones of queens and wives of the dynasty.

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Eka Club

Eka Club, Ahmedabad

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Kite Musuem

Kite Musuem, Ahmedabad

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Khoj Museum

Khoj Museum, Ahmedabad

The Khoj Museum in Ahmedabad is a child-friendly learning centre anchored on science, arts and innovation. This is India’s first children’s museum that offers activities, challenges and exhibits.

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Glade One Golf Club

Glade One Golf Club, Ahmedabad

Located between Ahmedabad and Sanand, Glade One offers an oasis of natural beauty and lively recreational pursuits. The Glade One championship golf course is a testament to the versatility of the world’s leading golf course design firm Gary Player Design. Each of the 9 holes has been meticulously crafted giving them a unique character while striking a balance between aesthetics, strategy, playability and leisure. Glade One offers a host of amenities and services reminiscent of the world’s finest resorts within an exquisitely designed landscape.

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