Ahmedabad, the largest city in Gujarat, is a charming metropolis that was recently declared a UNESCO Heritage City. Founded by Ahmed Shah on the banks of Sabarmati river, it is a fine blend of old and new cultures. The old city has mosques, mausoleums, and historic buildings built in the Indo-Islamic style, while the new city is an educational, cultural, and business hub. Best time to visit Ahmedabad
Winter is the best time to visit the city. The months after the monsoon and before the start of summer, from October to March, are ideal. Navaratri in October and the International Kite Festival - Uttarayan in January are notable festivals. Diwali, Id-ul-Fitr, and Christmas are also celebrated with great fervor. Handy guide for Hyderabad to Ahmedabad flights Connectivity from the Ahmedabad airport
The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
at Hansol is 9 km north of central Ahmedabad. Buses, rental cars, pre-paid taxis, cab services like Uber, and auto-rickshaws are modes of transport to the city. The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) runs the local bus service from the airport to the Central Bus station. The nearest bus station is Sardar Nagar Approach, which can be reached by taxi or auto. About Hyderabad airport
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is about 20 kilometers south of Hyderabad. The airport code is HYD.
• The airport terminal has 92 check-in counters. In-line baggage handling system, help desk, transfer desk, an ‘airport village’ for meeting visitors, and airport Wi-Fi (free for first 45 min.) are available.
• ATMs, baggage enquiry, smoking lounge, pay phones, radio taxis, Pushpak buses, free buggy services for passengers with special needs and power points for charging, are available at the airport.
• Several brands like Accessorize, Hi Design, Fossil (by Shoppers Stop), ITC Store, Puma, The Body Shop, The Chennai Silks have their outlets here.
• Satisfy your hunger at eateries like Tiffin Express, Karachi Bakery, Café Coffee Day, Taste of India, Monsoon Bar and Kitchen, KFC, etc. Offbeat things to do in Ahmedabad
• Auto World Museum:
This vintage car museum is the largest in India and one of the finest in the world. It has cars, horse-drawn carriages, limousines, buggies, convertibles, sports cars, and vintage cars from all over the world. You can also get a chauffeur-driven ride for a small fee.
• Gujarati Handicrafts at Shreyas Folk Museum:
Get a glimpse of Gujarat’s traditional art and craft through artifacts housed in two buildings. The meticulous collection of embroidery, bead work, leather and metal work, wood carvings, masks, puppets, costumes, and coins and toys is a tribute to the local and tribal artisans.
• Hutheesing Jain Temple:
Built in 1848 A.D., this elegant temple is dedicated to the 15th Jain Tirthankara, Shri Dharmanatha. A masterpiece built entirely of stone and with exquisite marble carvings, it is a quiet and sacred place.
• Explore the ‘Pols’:
Pols are clusters of self-sufficient community dwellings. You will be amazed at the ornamental facades, secret passages, water harvesting system, bird feeders, poles for squirrels and birds to make their nest, and other features here.
• Sidi Saiyyed Mosque:
This 16th-century mosque has exquisitely carved and latticed windows, called jaalis. There are beautiful designs of intertwined trees, foliage and leaves, and abstract patterns.
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