AHMEDABAD

Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujarat (there are 29 states, Gujarat is the westernmost one). The city was the capital of the state before 1970 and is now the administrative center of Ahmedabad district. It is the seventh largest agglomeration in India, located at the banks of the river Sabarmati and is also called Amdavad.

Founded in the 15th century, Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujrat. The city is a vibrant business district and rising centre of education, information technology and scientific industries. Divided in two – the old city and the new city; The city offers different moods right from the hustle-bustle of C.G. Road in the heart of Ahmedabad to the quite retreat of of the Sabarmati Ashram. Ahmedabad enjoys a thriving cultural tradition, being the centre of Gujarati cultural activities and diverse traditions of different ethnic and religious communities. Popular celebrations and observances include Uttarayan – an annual kite-flying day on 14 January and the nine nights of Navratri – celebrated with people performing Garba – the folk dance of Gujarat – at venues across the city.

Major Attractions at Ahmedabad:

Akshardham Temple

Auto vintage car museum

Sabarmati ashram

Kankaria lake

Hathee singh jain temple

Utensils museum

Adalaj step well

Bhadra fort

Jama masjid

Calico museum of textiles