Also known as Amdavad, this World Heritage City is a favorable destination for tourists wanting to feel the pulse of Gujarat. The city boasts of a wealth of architecture, ranging from century-old monuments to cutting edge skyscrapers. The beautiful Sabarmati River flows through the city, dividing it into eastern and western regions. Ahmedabad is renowned for its textile industry, which is a major contributor to the city’s economy. Best time to visit Ahmedabad
The best time to visit Ahmedabad is during its winter season, from November to February. Navratri is celebrated with great pomp in the city for 9 days. Garba (traditional Gujarati dance) is the highlight of the festival. Another festival is the Uttarayan Kite Festival, which is celebrated to mark the end of winter. This festival is celebrated by the old and young alike, by flying kites from terraces and open fields and having grand feasts. Apart from the many festivals, business and trade fairs are also held in Ahmedabad periodically. Handy guide for Bangalore to Ahmedabad flights Connectivity from the Ahmedabad International Airport
The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
(AMD) is located 9 km north of Ahmedabad. The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Corporation (AMTC) provides local bus facility to the airport. There are pre-paid taxi services to commute from the airport to different parts of the city. You can also avail the services of car rentals at the airport. About Bangalore airport
The Kempegowda International Airport
is approximately 35 km from the City Railway Station. The airport code is BLR.
• Satisfy your hunger pangs in restaurants like Maiyas, Taste of India, Café Noir, KFC, Subway, and Kaati Zone in the airport.
• ‘The Day Hotel’ in the airport has 20 rooms of different categories and is open all day throughout the week.
• There are many executive lounges for your business needs, all equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi. Offbeat things to do in Ahmedabad
• Go on a shopping spree in the Law Garden Market:
Located just outside the garden, this market has street hawkers selling delicious street food and a variety of handicrafts, embroidered sarees, ‘Chania Cholis’, and white metal jewelry.
• Visit Sarkhej Roza:
Sarkhej Roza is one of the most beautiful architectural complexes in the city that blends Indian and Persian architecture. It is known as the ‘Acropolis of Ahmedabad’ for its similarity to the Acropolis of Athens.
• Visit the Hutheesingh Temple:
This remarkable Jain temple was built in the 19th century and has a sprawling courtyard, intricately carved spires, and more than 50 shrines.
• Dine at Vishalla:
Vishalla is a traditional village themed restaurant with a brightly-lit hall, soothing music playing in the background, and a host of entertainment options like dances, puppetry shows, and magic shows.
• Experience folk art in Lokayatan Folk Museum:
This museum has on display some of the best wood works, Gujarati folk arts, and local textiles.
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