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Tourist Attractions in Ahmedabad

Tourist Attractions in Ahmedabad are a joyful blend of the city's ancient heritage with its vibrant current state. Ahmedabad was named after Gujarat's ruler, Ahmed Shah. Being the textile city of India, Ahmedabad is often called the "Manchester of the East". This place is also famous for its rich association with the Indian Freedom Movement and the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.

Ahmedabad has got several tourist attractions that range from monuments to beautiful amusement parks. Many buildings of the city are built following Indo-Sarcenic approach of architecture, which is a combination of Islamic and Hindu styles. Rani Rupmati's Mosque, the Jama Masjid and Rani Sipri's Mosque - all feature highly on the list of Tourist Attractions of Ahmedabad and showcase Indo-Sarcenic method of architecture. Sidi Sayad's Mosque is another splendid example of delicate carving done on stone windows. Sidi Bashir's Mosque and The tomb of Ahmed Shah also draw huge footfalls round the year.

Other Tourist Attractions at Ahmedabad include Narayan Temple, Ahmed Shah's Mosque, Raj Babri's Mosque and the Roza of Sarkhej. Bhadra Fort, which formerly housed majestic palaces, is also one of the famous Ahmedabad Tourist Attractions. It now plays host to government offices. Other Attractions in Ahmedabad consist of Hutheesing Temple, Shahi Bag, Kankaria Lake and the Sabarmathi Ashram.

Ahmedabad Tour Packages offer a few more varieties to the tourists. The Calico Museum of Textiles displays old weaving machines in addition to fabrics sourced from different regions of India. Institute of Indology is also a must visit to view the assortment of illustrated manuscripts as well as miniatures. Some other Tourist Attractions in Ahmedabad that should not be missed are Hussain Doshi's Gufa, N.C Mehta Museum of Miniatures, Shreyas Folk Museum and Utensils Museum.