Best Tourist Attractions to Visit in Ahmedabad

Posted by happyeasygo on March 23rd, 2021

A reputed educational centre, textile hub, and a city with a glorious past and rich heritage, Ahmedabad is one of the most significant places of visit in Gujarat. The magnificent temples, mosques, museums, lakes and many more attractions will attract a traveller to grab a GoAir airline ticket to Ahmedabad and immerse in the beauty of the city. Let’s take a look at some of the most visited places of Ahmedabad.

  1. Sabarmati Ashram

The former residence of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi, the Sabarmati Ashram is one of the most visited places in Ahmedabad. Situated on river Sabarmati, the place is an ultimate abode of peace and calmness. The reminiscences of Mahatma Gandhi’s life, his work, personal letters and photographs, all can be found here. Even the very famous ‘Dandi March’ also started from the Sabarmati Ashram.

Location: Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Ashram Rd, Ahmedabad

  1. Jama Masjid

Built by Sultan Ahmed Shah I in 1424, Jama Masjid is spectacular and majestic. Situated adjacent to the Bhadra Fort, the beauty and architecture of the masjid is astounding to see. Jama Masjid is also the highest watermarked mosque design in western India and is visited by hundreds of visitors every day. Your flight ticket booking to Ahmedabad is incomplete if you do not visit this magnificent place.

Location: Manek Chowk, Gandhi Rd, Danapidth, Ahmedabad

  1. Swaminarayan temple

Dedicated to Lord Narayanan, the Swaminarayan temple is one of the most famous religious sites of Ahmedabad. Intricately carved in the Burmese teak, the temple has a remarkable structure and pattern. The jaw-dropping pure marble idol of Lord Narayanan adds to the grandeur of the temple. One is sure to get awe-struck with the milky white buildings and brightly coloured arches of the temple. This place is a must-visit spot of Ahmedabad to revel in the beauty of marble architecture.

Location: Swaminarayan Mandir Road, Kalupur, Ahmedabad

  1. Bhadra Fort

Built in 1411 by Sultan Ahmad Shah I, the Bhadra Fort is the epitome of ancient architecture. A great place for history buffs, the fort covers an area of 43 acres with the marvellous Bhadra Kali Temple as its abode. You will also find the Nagina Baug, Teen Darwaza and Ahmad Shah’s mosque inside the fort. The fort has some intricate carvings, and is now managed by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Location: Near eastern banks of Sabarmati River, Ahmedabad

  1. Calico Museum of Textiles

Displaying a rich play of colours, the Calico Museum of Textiles is a paradise for every textile lover. The museum has two sections- the Haveli and the Chauk. The Haveli section has exhibits of religious textiles, paintings, artefacts etc., whereas the Chauk section has a wide collection of Mughal era costumes, carpets and other furnishings. You will also find some rare collection of tie and dye fabrics, Kashmir shawls and antique textiles.

Location: The Retreat, Airport Rd, Opp. Rani Sati Mandir, Jain Colony, Ahmedabad

  1. Kankaria Zoo

Located along the banks of Kankaria Lake, the Kankaria Zoo was built in 1951. Surrounded by the beautiful lake, the zoo is a home to some of the rare species of birds, mammals and reptiles. Spend a fun day out with family at this amazing zoo and indulge in a memorable wildlife experience.

Location: Maninagar, Ahmedabad

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