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Kite Museum in Ahmedabad

One of the most unique Museums in Ahmedabad is the Kite Museum. From kites crafted from 400 pieces of paper to different kites of distinctive colors, the Kite Museum of Ahmedabad is one of the major tourist attractions. You can see a kite depicting a Garba sequence, while Krishna and Radha's Raas Lila was also painted in one of the kites in this Patang Museum, Ahmedabad. One can even find snippets and kite information in the Kite Museum, Ahmedabad. A visit to the Kite Museum, Ahmedabad, is an enriching experience for travelers as they get to know more about this age-old sport of India. Besides the information, the uniquely crafted kites and their beautiful designs will surely capture the imagination of the young and the old. You can check out the details below to learn more about this museum.

  • Location of Kite Museum: Kite Museum Ground floor of Sanskar Kendra Nr. Sardar Patel Bridge, behind NID, Paldi, Ahmedabad-380006
  • Opening Timing of Kite Museum: 10.30 am to 6:00 pm (Closed on Mondays and Govt. Holidays)
  • Ticket of Kite Museum: No Entry fee

History of Kite Museum

This museum in Ahmedabad houses an extraordinary collection of rare kites built over 50 years ago by Bhanubhai Shah. He has carefully treasured these uniquely crafted kites and has been collecting kites since the age of 21. After that, he gave away his collection to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. Today, Patang Kite Museum is the finest and most unique museum that stands out as an example of rare collectibles. 

Attractions of Kite Museum

In this Ahmedabad Kite Museum, one can glimpse giant kites, which are 22 by 16 feet, and some of the most miniature kites. From miniature paintings of Radha Krishna to the intricately crafted sequences of garba dances, mirror work, and block prints, the kites in Kite Museum, Ahmedabad, are of different varieties and attract tourists, especially the kids. The kites are made from other materials as well. The materials include polythene, pinnacle nylon, cotton, and paper. One of the most lavishly designed and decorated kites in the Kite Museum, Ahmedabad, is the hexagonal Rokoku, which are beautiful Japanese kites. Do not miss the Japanese sites in the Kite Museum, Ahmedabad, on your tour. In Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India, the Kite Museum is quite famous.

Tourist Attractions Near Kite Museum

Besides the Kite Museum, several tourist attractions near the Kite Museum attract tourists from all over the city. Modhera is also an exciting destination famous for the ancient Sun Temple. Also, you can go to Lothal, where you can see the remnants of the Indus Valley Civilization. Below is the list of other tourist attractions you should cover with this museum.

  • Rani Sipri's Mosque
  • Raj Babri Mosque
  • Dada-Hari-di-Vav
  • Victoria Gardens
  • Qutbi Mazar
  • Bhadra Fort
  • N C Mehta Museum of Miniatures
  • Calico Textile Museum

Best Time to Visit Kite Museum

The Kite Museum can be visited throughout the year and attracts tourists from all over the world. However, October to March is considered the ideal time as the climate conditions are favorable. However, January is the perfect month on its 14th, the day celebrated as the Famous Kite Festival all over Gujarat.

How to Reach Kite Museum

It is located in Sankar Kender on Bhattacharya Road in Paldi. Being one of the famous regions of this city, you can reach there from any corner of Ahmedabad via several transport modes. Ahmedabad Railway Junction is around 5 km away, and Ahmedabad Airport is 13 km away. To reach there, cabs, auto-rickshaws, and mini buses are readily available in the entire city.

Ahmedabad is a tapestry of heritage museums, sites, and incredible attractions. This Kite Museum is one of the most visited places you should add to your bucket list. Moreover, you can explore other tourist attractions while enjoying tourism through our well-curated and customizable Ahmedabad tour packages.







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