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Tourist Attractions in Ahmedabad

Tourist Attractions in Ahmedabad are a joyful blend of the city's ancient heritage with its current vibrant state. Ahmedabad was named after Gujarat's ruler, Ahmed Shah, who was also the founder of the Amdavad. Being one of the famous textile cities of India, Ahmedabad is often called the "Manchester of the East." The erstwhile capital of Gujarat is also famous for its rich association with the Indian Freedom Movement and the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, where he carried the long struggle of Indian Independence

Whether you are a family vacationer or solo tourer or adventure enthusiasts group, or a couple, the tourist attractions of Ahmedabad are inviting for everyone! Ahmedabad has got several tourist attractions that range from monuments to beautiful amusement parks to romantic gardens. In addition, many historical attractions of the city are inspired by the Indo-Saracenic craftsmanship, including Rani Rupmati's Mosque, Jama Masjid, Rani Sipri's Mosque tomb of Ahmed Shah also draw huge footfalls round the year.

The former capital of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, is a tier 1 city, and thus, it boasts places for shopping, eating and much more! The local markets of Ahmedabad are dotted with food stalls and street vendors selling Gujarati jewelry and handicrafts. In addition, one can whisk through the Manek Chowk, Law Garden Night Market, Gramshree. Other Tourist Attractions at Ahmedabad include Narayan Temple, Ahmed Shah's Mosque, Raj Babri's Mosque and the Roza of Sarkhej.

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List of Top Tourists Attractions in Ahmedabad

1. Kankaria Lake

Kankaria Lake is the second largest lake in Ahmedabad. It features several activities in and on its banks like boating and hot air balloon ride. Kankaria Lake is in the southeastern section of Ahmedabad near the Maninagar region. This 500-year-old lake is circumference with an island garden called Naginawadi. The whole surrounding of the lake is evergreen, and a zoo, aquarium, adjoins the lake section. Kids and adults alike can enjoy a mini train ride and spend some picnic time on the lake.

Opening Timings: 4 AM - 8 AM, 9 AM - 10 PM
Opening Days: Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Mondays
Entry Fee: ₹ 25 (approx.) for adults; ₹ 10 (approx.) for kids, and free for senior citizens

2. Sabarmati Ashram

One of the must-visit tourist attractions in Ahmedabad, Sabarmati Ashram, was the living playground of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi from 1917 till 1930. The father of the nation used to live with his wife there. Sabarmati Ashram is the same place where Gandhi Ji launched Dandi March. Now it is a coveted museum with various sections you would explore to get a sneak peek into Gandhi’s life.

Opening Timings: 8:30 AM 6:30 PM; every day, including public holidays
Entry Fee: Free of cost but book in advance because limited people are allowed in a day

3. Sabarmati Riverfront

As the name suggests, it is a waterfront located on the banks of the Sabarmati River and is 10 kilometers long. Sabarmati River features walkways, splendid gardens, and a track for cyclists to peddle their way. Sabarmati Riverfront indeed is the lifeline of Ahmedabadians as it features 3 boating centers. In addition, there are public-oriented sitting arrangement facilities available at the Sabarmati Riverfront for tourists and locals alike to spend a relaxing evening.

Opening Timings: 8:30 AM 9 PM; every day, including public holidays
Entry Fee: Free of cost but activities onsite are additional at cost

4. Adalaj Step-Well

Located outside 18 kilometers (approx.) from Ahmedabad Kalupur Railway Station, Adalaj Step-Well features a nice lawn and stunning intricate architecture of the bygone era. There are intricate carvings and walls, and pillars of the well that can entice any tourist’s heart. The Adalaj Step-Well features many floors to tour. Having a guide with you will give you a good understanding of its history. Adalaj Step-Well is now under the supervision of the Archaeological Society of India.

Opening Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM, every day
Entry Fee: Free of cost for all

5. Manek Chowk

This notable city square in Old Ahmedabad is one of the best tourist attractions of Ahmedabad for foodies and shopaholic souls. Surrounded by several historical wonders, Manek Chowk is a culinary and shopper’s delight that remains open till midnight hours. Manek Chowk is famous as the night food market of Ahmedabad for tourists and locals alike. When you are here, tantalize your taste buds with kulfi, Gujarati food, and buy gold and silver jewelry.

Opening Timings: 11 AM - 2 AM, every day
Best For: Couples, family

6. Auto World Vintage Car Museum

The name suggests a vintage car museum featuring bygone-era automobiles, including cars and motorbikes. The Auto World Vintage Car Museum features automobiles dating back from 1906 to 1954. One can take the ride of 3.5 kilometers (approx.) on vintage cars by paying around ₹ 1,000 (approx.) per pride.

Opening Timings: 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM; every day
Entry Fee: ₹ 100 (approx.) for all

7. ISKCON Temple

If you wish to unlock the spirituality and serenity at the next level, plan a trip to ISKCON Temple in Ahmedabad next to Gujrat Samachar Press. Locals of Ahmedabad know this temple with ‘Hare Krishna Temple,’ and tourists alike also visit for meditation in the calm and peaceful atmosphere. When you visit inside the temple complex, hear the chants of Hare Rama Hare Krishna followed with spirituality awakening lectures.

Opening Timings: 4:30 AM - 1 PM, and 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Entry Fee: Free of cost

8. Hutheesing Jain Temple

Hutheesing Jain Temple is one of the famous Jain Temples not only in Ahmedabad but in entire India. This sacred place for worship draws millions of crowds annually, owing to its serenity and divinity. The temple is dedicated to the 15th Tirthankar Dharmanath and displays stunning carvings on the stone with white marbles.

Opening Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM
Entry Fee: Free of cost

9. Swaminarayan Temple

Ahmedabad in Gujarat is famous for its series of Hindu temples, and Swaminarayan Temple is no exception. Also known as Akshardham Temple, it is dedicated to Narayan Dev. The temple has intricate carvings, and its architecture is made of pink sandstone mined straight away from Rajasthan. Millions of tourists across the globe visit Swaminarayan Temple in the Kalupur area of Ahmedabad.

Opening Timings: 6 AM - 7 PM
Entry Fee: Free of cost for all

10. Bhadra Fort

Nestled on the eastern bank of the Sabarmati River, this fort is ruled by many rulers like Maratha, Mughals, and Britishers. Bhadra Fort has 5 entrance gates and houses a mosque and temples. It was built by Sultan Ahmad Shah in 1411 AD and houses the famous Teen Darwaza. There are many small palaces inside the fort which you can explore, like Naigana Bagh and Maidan Shah.

Opening Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM
Entry Fee: Free of cost for all

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