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Things to Do in ahmedabad

Famous as the 'Manchester of the East', Ahmedabad is the fastest growing commercial hub of the country. It brims with cloth mills and block prints are its trademark. Lal Darwaja, Dhalgarwad, Sindi Market and Law Garden are traditional shopping hubs of the city. Heritage walks through the twisting lanes of the city are some of the best things to do in Ahmedabad. One of the most popular things to do in Ahmedabad is the water ride at the Kankaria Lake.

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  • Theme of Ahmedabad [Heritage]
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  • Best Time To Visit
    November - February
  • Altitude 174 ft. above sea level
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Shopping in ahmedabad

Art Book Center

Art Book Center

Individual shop

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Lal Darwaja

Lal Darwaja

Shopping Hub

Moderate Budget

Lal Darwaja in Ahmedabad is the most famous and busiest shopping ...
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Sindhi Market

Sindhi Market

Street market

Economy

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CG Road

CG Road

Shopping Hub

Value for Money

Be in the flow with trend and style and how do you do it? Shop at...
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Activities in ahmedabad

Traverse through the Amdavad ni Gufa

Traverse through the Amdavad ni Gufa

Sightseeing

Value for Money

Explore a unique underground art gallery at Amdavad Ni Gufa. Desi...
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Water Rides at Kankaria Lake

Water Rides at Kankaria Lake

Entertainment

Value for Money

Gaze at the sparkling waters of the Kankaria Lake in Ahmedabad, a...
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Relax at Gulmohar Greens - Golf and Country Club

Relax at Gulmohar Greens Golf and Country Club

Rejuvenation

Value for Money

Play a leisurely game at the sprawling links in Gulmohar Greens. ...
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Visit Gujarat Science City

Visit Gujarat Science City

Interactive

Value for Money

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Popular Flights To ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad Things to Do

Ahmedabad, a beautiful city on the banks of Sabarmati River, is a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. If you’re planning a visit to the city, here are some of the best things to do in Ahmedabad.

Sightseeing in Ahmedabad
The most iconic landmark of Ahmedabad is the Sabarmati Ashram, established by Mahatma Gandhi in 1915. This tranquil ashram was the focal point of Gandhiji’s non-violent movements during independence struggle. Another historical attraction that will leave you mesmerized is Bhadra Fort, built by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the founder of Ahmedabad, in 1411 AD. There are numerous magnificent structures in and around fort complex that are a must-visit, such as Teen Darwaza, Jama masjid and Ahmed Shah’s mosque. Some more historical monuments with stunning architecture are Dada Harir Vav, Sarkhej Roza, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Sidi Bashir Mosque, Rani Roopmati Mosque, Hutheesing Jain Temple and Swaminarayan Temple. These architectural marvels with intricate carvings and superior aesthetics are sure to dazzle you if you appreciate art and architecture. Other than these, there are many amazing places to visit in ahmedabad, like Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial, Auto World Vintage Car Museum, Kite Museum and Kamla Nehru Zoo.

Shopping is a must-do
Ahmedabad is a huge city with numerous excellent markets to satiate your shopping cravings. The most popular and busiest shopping arena in Ahmedabad is Lal Darwaja. This bustling market is an ideal destination for buying traditional and stylish clothing, shoes, bags, old books etc. at economical prices. CG Road is another shopping hub where shoppers can purchase trendy dresses, accessories, shoes and bags in bulk at reasonable prices. For amazing traditional stuff and ethnic Gujarati costumes, the Sindhi Market and Law Garden Night Market are your virtual paradise. Tourists who love buying beautiful intricate artworks must explore the KAPASI Handicrafts Emporium.

Where to eat?
Our ‘Ahmedabad things to do’ list is practically incomplete without the mention of famous restaurants serving delectable Gujarati cuisine. Gujarat is popular for its delicious snacks and the best place to taste these flavour bombs is Swati Snacks. Ahmedabad has many fabulous restaurants serving authentic Gujarati thalis. Our favourite picks include Vishalla restaurant, Agashiye, Atithi Dining Hall and Toran Dining Hall. Foodies looking for a fun and peppy place to eat Mexican, North Indian and Continental food must try Tomato’s, a popular chain in Ahmedabad. You can also go on food tours in Ahmedabad to try the best food options.

Some outdoor fun
With its historical significance, outdoor activities in Ahmedabad offer delightful to history buffs and architecture-enthusiasts to enrich themselves with a Heritage walk through the narrow lanes of the city, exploring majestic monuments incorporating Maratha, Jain, Mughal and British architectural styles. There’s Amdavad Ni Gufa, a unique underground art gallery with paintings by world-renowned artist M.F. Hussain that art-lovers must explore. Some other fun things to do in Ahmedabad include adventure sports at Sabarmati Skyline Tour, water rides at Kankaria Lake and a tour to Gujarat Science City.

We hope that these things to do in Ahmedabad have already piqued your interest. Why wait then?

FAQ

Q. What are the popular activities to do in Ahmedabad?
A. If you are a foodie, go for Gujarati Thali to taste the delicacies served in the city. You can also enjoy the prayer’s feast regardless of your religion at the Jama Masjid, Rani Sipri’s mosque or Siddi Saiyyed mosque. Also, you can visit Sabarmati Ashram located on the banks of the River Sabarmati. Moreover, you must buy city’s famous ethnic offerings and to get the royal feel, visiting Teen Darwaza is a good option. These are just few of the best activities to do in Ahmedabad among many.

Q. What are the top things to do in Ahmedabad with family?
A. Some of the best things to do in Ahmedabad with family are getting a sneak peak of the Jhulta Minara, checking out the vintage cars in Auto World museum, visiting Ahmed Shah’s mosque, shopping at Law garden for amazing handicrafts and Gujarati outfits, visiting the famous Calico Museum of Textile, and visiting the Bhadra Fort.

Q. What are the best places to visit in Ahmedabad?
A. Adalaj Vav Step-well, Hutheesingh Jain temple, Bhatiyar Gali, Ratri Bazaar, Lokayatan Folk Museum, Amdavad Ni Gufa, Bhadra Fort, Pols of the old city, and Swaminarayan temple are some popular places to visit in Ahmedabad.

Q. Which are the best restaurants in Ahmedabad?
A. The places that you should visit to taste best food and drinks in Ahmedabad are Vishalla in Vasna Road opposite Tol Naka, Agashiye in Bhadra road opposite Sidi Saiyad Jali, Atithi Dining Hall in Judges Bunglow Road, Hotel Moti Mahal near Railway Station in Kapasia Bazar, and Toran Dining Hall Opposite Sales India in Ashram Road.

Q. What are the best places for kids in Ahmedabad?
A. There are a lot of places that you can visit on city tours in Ahmedabad with kids. You can take them to Kankaria Lake for the water rides. Also, Kamla Nehru Zoological Park will be a fun place for them. Moreover, you can give them a pleasant surprise by taking them to Shanku's Water World Resort. Kite Museum and Bal Vatika are vibrant and fun places for children in the city.

Q. What are some good outdoor activities in Ahmedabad?
A. Some of the best outdoor activities in Ahmedabad are visiting the Toilet Garden, enjoying at Iceberg Snow World, Maniar’s Wonderland Waterpark and Splash-the fun world. Also, you can go for a day outing at Nal Safari.

Q. What are the best adventures in Ahmedabad?
A. Trying the fun task of body zorbing, riding the portable hover board scooter and getting an adrenaline rush by zip lining across the Sabarmati river are some of the adventures in Ahmedabad.

Q. Which is the best event in Ahmedabad that should not be missed?
A. International Kite Festival, which is also known as Makar Sankranti, is the most popular event in Ahmedabad. It is a very vibrant festival celebrated every year in the month of January. Moreover, Navratri festival is also one of the major events in Ahmedabad, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm.

Q. What is the best way to travel in Ahmedabad?
A. Ahmedabad provides well connected transport facility. Taxis, cabs, buses, metro, rickshaws and autos are some of the means of commutation in the city. For the finest Ahmedabad airport to hotel transfer, you can take taxis available at the airport.

Q. What are some of the romantic activities for couples in Ahmedabad?
A. Some romantic things to do in Ahmedabad include going for a dinner in a restaurant at Victoria Garden and going for an evening walk near Chandola Lake.
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