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Top 10 places to visit in Ahmedabad

Are you visiting Ahmedabad for a holiday? Not sure of the tourist places in Ahmedabad? Relax. We bring to you the top 10 places to visit in Ahmedabad when on a holiday.

  1. Sabarmati Ashram: The Ashram receives more than 700000  visitors a year and if you visit Ahmedabad, you shouldn’t miss out on checking out this historic place. 
    Photo © Reema Modha Shah | Sabarmati  Ashram Ahmedabad
    Photo © Reema Modha Shah | Sabarmati Ashram Ahmedabad
  2. Auto World Vintage Car Museum: The Pranlal Bhogilal Auto World Vintage Car Museum features more than 100 pristine automobiles. If you are an automobile fanatic, don’t miss this museum visit.

    Photo © Darshan Belani | Auto World Vintage Car Museum Kathwada
    Photo © Darshan Belani | Auto World Vintage Car Museum Kathwada


  3. Sabarmati Riverfront: The Sabarmati Riverfront is an example of urban transformation which has given Ahmedabad a unique identity.

    Sabarmati Riverfront: an example of urban transformation
    Sabarmati Riverfront: an example of urban transformation
  4. Sarkhej Roza: The Sarkhej Roza mosque is a very quiet and beautiful place, and during monsoons one can relive the glory days of this magnificent monument. An early morning visit to Sarkhej and you will know why we are also known as a heritage city.

    Photo © Reema Modha Shah | Sarkhej Roza Ahmedabad
    Photo © Reema Modha Shah | Sarkhej Roza Ahmedabad
  5. Jama Masjid: Built in 1423 AD by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the Jama Masjid or Jami Mosque is considered to the benchmark of mosque design in Western India.

    Photo © Jay Thakkar | Jama Masjid Ahmedabad
    Photo © Jay Thakkar | Jama Masjid Ahmedabad
  6. Sidi Saiyyed Mosque:  What makes this mosque monumental are the ten semicircular windows or ‘jhalis’, which are carved beautifully in this stone building. The magnificent stone tracery in these windows is a marvel to watch. 
    Sidi Saiyyed Mosque in Ahmedabad | Photo © Nupur Shah
    Sidi Saiyyed Mosque in Ahmedabad | Photo © Nupur Shah
  7. Calico Museum of textiles: It is one of the premier textile museums of the country, and one of the most celebrated institutions of its kind in the world for its distinguished and comprehensive collection of textiles and artifacts attracting many visitors and art lovers and has become an icon for the city.

    Calico Museum Ahmedabad
    Calico Museum Ahmedabad
  8. Manek Chawk: In the morning, it is a vegetable market, in the noon it is a jewellery market and at night it transforms into a busy street food mecca. Visit this place during the night to relish some street food.

    Photo © Jay Thakkar | Photograph of Manek Chawk in Ahmedabad
    Photo © Jay Thakkar | Photograph of Manek Chawk in Ahmedabad
  9. Heritage Walk: A walk through Ahmedabad allows you to understand the intricacies of Ahmedabad’s heritage, architecture, culture and glorious past. If you are an explorer by nature, all you need is are a few hours to yourself and a camera in your hand. Walk through the famous Pols of Ahmedabad, brush through Manek Chowk and Kavi Dalpatram Chowk, pay your respects at the Swaninarayan Temple and end your tour at the soulful Jama Masjid.

    Photo © Janki Bhavsar | Heritage Walk Ahmedabad
    Photo © Janki Bhavsar | Heritage Walk Ahmedabad
  10. Dada Hari ni Vav: This beautifully designed stepwell in Asarva is a treat for the eyes and soul. This seven-storey step well has a spiral stairway that takes you to each storey. As you walk down the step well, each pillar, every stair is detailed intricately with delicate carvings and floral sculptures.

    Photo © Disha Patel | Dada Harir ni Vav Asarva Ahmedabad
    Photo © Disha Patel | Dada Harir ni Vav Asarva Ahmedabad
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