Top 11 Places To Visit In Ahmedabad


Ahmedabad is the financial capital of the most developed state (Gujarat) of India. Ahmedabad is now flooded with multiplexes,malls,historical places, temples and all forms of development including parks and dams to visit. Do not miss following places of tourist interest when you are in Ahmadabad:

1) Sabarmati Ashram -

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Sabarmati ashram also known as ‘Satyagraha Ashram’ is located on the banks of Sabarmati River in the Indian state Gujarat. Mahatma Gandhi stayed in this ashram for twelve years from 1915 to 1933 along with his wife Kasturba Gandhi. It was the base from where Gandhiji led the salt Satyagraha (dandi march) on march 12, 1930. Timings - 8:30 AM– 6:30 PM Entry fees – Free Website - http://www.gandhiashramsabarmati.org/en/

2) Kankaria Lake -

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Kankaria Lake is polygonal lake situated in the Ahmedabad district in Gujarat. Because of its magnificent scenic beauty, kankaria Lake has become most popular picnic place for the locals and tourists. Timings - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Entry fees - Rs 5 per child for 5 to 12 year old Children; Rs 10 per person for Adults; free entry for senior citizens, children below 5 years and freedom fighters; Re 1 per person for Educational trip Website - http://www.gujarattourism.com/destination/details/5/30

3) Ahmed Shah Mosque -

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Sultan Ahmed Shah mosque in Ahmedabad is a religious place for Muslims that is well known for its architectural designing. The prayer halls (Mehrabs) of this mosque have been intricately designed using black and white marbles. There is a separate chamber for women in the mosque. Timings – 5.00 AM - 8.00 PM Entry fees – Free

4) Swami Narayan Mandir -

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Shri Swaminarayan Temple in Ahmedabad is the first temple of the Swaminarayan Sampraday, a Hindu sect. With its splendid architecture based on Burma teak wood, every brightly colored bracket and arch is something that stands out in most Swaminarayan temples. Timings – 6.00AM -7.00PM Entry fees – Free Website - http://www.swaminarayan.in/

5) Hutheesing Jain Temple -

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Hutheesing Jain Temple in Ahmedabad is one of the finest examples of Jain architecture. Constructed out of pure white marble, Hutheesing Jain Temple is considered as one of the incredible pieces of art in the city. Timings – 5.00 AM -9.00PM Entry fees – Free Website - http://www.gujarattourism.com/destination/details/6/3

5) Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary -

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The Nalsarovar Lake in Ahmedabad is probably the largest water bird sanctuary in the country.It offers an ideal wintering ground for thousands of migratory birds from Siberia, Europe and Central Asia to escape from severe cold of harsh winter there. Timings – 6.00 AM -6.00PM Entry fees – Nominal entry fee per visitor and camera Website - http://www.gujarattourism.com/destination/details/12/41

6) Akshardham Temple -

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Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar is one of the most prominent and largest temples in Gujarat. Located in Gandhinagar city, the famous Akshardham temple is a place, which offers a number of things such as education, art, exhibitions architecture, and research under one roof. It is truly a masterpiece of architecture. Timings – From Tuesday to Sunday (Closed every Monday) Temple: Daily 9:30AM - 7:30PM Night Lighting: On Saturdays and Sundays. Exhibitions: Daily 10:00AM- 6:00PM Rides & Games: 12:00 noon to 8:00PM. Entry fees – Free Website - http://www.akshardham.com/gujarat/

[ Must Read - 10 Most Beautiful Temples in India ]

7) Adalaj Step Well -

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Adalaj Step Well,boasting of Indo-Islamic architecture, was built by Queen Rudabai in the year 1499 to serve as a place for relaxation for pilgrims and caravans. It was constructed with the idea that villagers would visit the well to collect water, relax and offer their prayers to deities carved on the walls. Timings – 6.00AM - 6.00PM daily Entry fees – Free Website - http://www.gujarattourism.com/destination/details/6/32

8) Sabarmati Riverfront -

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Sabarmati Riverfront is an environmental improvement and urban rejuvenation project to renew Ahmedabadwith a prime objective of provision of housing for the poor who live in life threatening conditions along river bed. Timings – 9.00AM – 9.00PM Entry fees – Rs.10 for adults; Rs.5 for children(5-12 age group); The students on educational tour will need to pay Re.1 per head; Children below 5 years will get free entry; Senior citizens and freedom fighters will be charged Rs.5 for entry per head. Website - http://www.sabarmatiriverfront.com/

9) Jama Masjid -

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Built by using yellow sandstones, Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad is one of the most splendid mosques of India. The architecture of this mosque is a mixture of Muslim and Hindu styling. Timings – 6.00AM - 8.00PM Entry fees – Free Website - http://www.gujarattourism.com/destination/details/10/8

10) Vastrapur Lake -

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Vastrapur Lake located in Ahmedabad is a popular spot in the city. It also has children’s park and open-air theater. The lush green lawns surrounding this lake serve as a place wherevarious cultural events take place regularly. There is a pathway all around the lake which serves many joggers and walkers in the early mornings as well as in the evenings. Timings – 8.00AM – 10.00PM Entry fees – Free

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