• 10 Best Places to Visit in Ahmedabad

    by, Conal

Many places are there in Ahmedabad for outing but these are the most popular and best for outing with family and friends most so must visit, Kankaria Lake, Sabarmati River Front, Bhadra Fort, Law Garden, Jhulata Minara, Nal Sarovar, Manek Chawk, Iscon Temple, Sarkhej Roja, Calico Museum, CEPT University, Science City, Thol Lake, Lothal (Archeological Site), Hathi Singh na Dera.

1. Law Garden Market

Public garden & night market where street vendors hawk saris, embroidered textiles & local crafts.One of the best street market evergreens in ahmedabad its law Garden,
The famous chaniya choli embellished in golden silk threads and zari works is something one cannot avoid to buy. Also one can find ethnic shoes and bags with beautiful works on it. The Banni embroidered garments are very famous in Ahmedabad which is a bit costly. The rogan printing on various wall hangings is another thing that one can look for.
The street hawkers are profited by selling various kinds of mouth-watering food items. Not only the visitors, but also the college students and the office workers enjoy the taste of stuffs like bhuttas, dosas and other fast foods. Of course, ice-cream parlors are there to relieve you from the heat. Law Garden has numerous and fantastic shopping malls ideal for seasonal shopping. You can find the garment shops being frequented by the shopaholics. One can find colorful skirts, saris, and cushions displayed in these shops. One can also find designer dresses in these malls. Local people enjoy the Navratri shopping for some of the exclusive stocks available during that time.

Law Garden

2. Smurti Temple, Godasar

The building represents the love and devotion of His Holiness AcharyaSwamishree towards His Guru JeevanpranSwamibapa, (Guru Bhakti). Leading artists have become awe struck at this tale of true love, and have said that this was an unbelievable fairy tale that had come true, and this in the twentieth century, when the world is so full of hatred. Leading scholars, saints and religious workers have bestowed upon Him many titles, such as SaddharmaRatnakar (the ocean of true religiouness), SevaMurtiParam Tapa (the service incarnate of highest austerity).

Leading dignatoriesregulary come for the blessings of His Holiness AcharyaSwamishree, even though they may not be Swaminarayan religion followers. But they have recognised that His Holiness is special, and is not a mere mortal like the rest of us. Of course this is absolutely true. He is the Acharyashree of Shree SwaminarayanGadi, and through Him, the supreme Lord Swaminarayan remains everpresent in the Satsang.

3. Sabarmati Ashram

The Ashram is presently involved in a number of activities that serves to both preserve the history of Gandhi and the freedom struggle and also to promote and educate people in the great philosophies, values and teachings of Gandhi. That is enough to say that it is the Mahatma Gandhi SabermatiAhram.
Over the years, the Ashram became home to the ideology that set India free. It aided countless other nations and people in their own battles against oppressive forces.
Today, the Ashram serves as a source of inspiration and guidance, and stands as a monument to Gandhi’s life mission and a testimony to others who have fought a similar struggle.

4. Kankariya Lake,Maninagar

For the first time in any amusement park, embark on a two wheel self-balancing vehicle and experience what you haven’t experienced before. Butterflies have stirred the imagination of people for ages by their grace and beauty. The exuberance of colours has been a fascination. As children, we grow up with stories of butterfly and the metamorphosis of a caterpillar. However, not much attention is paid to the habitat and behavior of the butterfly and variety of its species. The butterfly park will thus generate awareness and compassion for these creatures. It will also be an important place for the conservation of this quickly depleting species.

This is a must visit attraction at the lakefront. Our expert crew will always be there to help and guide you when you undertake this unique and thrilling experience. Golf is gaining popularity by the day in our country and has thus been an aspiring sport and on wish list of all age group. With the idea of making this sport reach to every aspiring individual, an idea of adventure mini golf has been conceived.

5. NaginaVadi, Kankariya

Naginawadi Ahmedabad is a very nice place in Kankariya Lake. KankeriyaLakefort visitors are outstandingly next to visit in NaginaWadi. Food stalls are also there.
Everybody have to visit NaginaWadi Garden with your Friends and family but possible with guest. One time in month for refresh your life. This is a very special place for the elderly, as well as young generation and kids.
Kankaria Lake is a polygonal lake located in the southern district of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. The lake was constructed in 1451 by Sultan Qutb-ud-Din and was earlier known by the name “QutubHojj” or “Hauz-e-Qutub”. The lake has a circumference of around 1.4 miles and stands for the enchanting history of Ahmedabad.

6. Science City, Thaltej

The Hall of Space in the Gujarat Science City has been designed as a high- tech exhibition involving latest techniques with an area of 20,000 sq ft. visitor will walk around, new exhibit hall in the Science City urges the visitors to touch and manipulate the exhibits to their liking, Planet Earth provides the experience of knowledge for earth and planet a roller coaster, flying in an aerobatic aircraft, a journey into space and many more. Experiences, Apparently a fountain of pleasure and enjoyment, the newly installed Musical Fountain in Gujarat Science City is an exciting demonstration of certain important phenomena.
From Benjamin Franklin’s famous key & kite experiment to allusions to mythological references, and from Tesla to Edison and from HomiBhabha to Vikram Sarabhai. Beautiful science inspires artists, is a description by Ivan Noble. With this concept Science City constructed a 1500 seat Amphitheatre for organizing programs like science drama, miracles and magic shows.

7. Jagnnath Temple, Jamalpur

The annual RathYatra coincides with the RathYatra in Puri. As per tradition elephants have the first glimpse of Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra and lead the procession. The Chief Minister of Gujarat performs the ‘PahindVidhi’ or the symbolic cleaning of the path for chariot of Jagannath for the rathyatra, after which the procession begins.Therathyatra entourage passes through different parts of the city of Ahmedabad covering a distance of about 14-km. The yatra halts at Saraspur, where the locals offer ‘MahaBhoj’ to the entire entourage of devotees of Lord Jagannath. It is celebrated as ‘Lokotsav’ or public festival of the state of Gujarat. The Ahmedabad RathYatra is the oldest and largest RathYatra festival after the RathYatra festival in Puri, and celebrated on the same day.

8. Sidi Saiyad Mosque, Lal Darwaja

SidiSaiyyed (Saiyed) Mosque is arguably one of most known mosques of Ahmedabad, and it’s famous ‘Tree of Life Jali’ or latticework done on the semicircular arch-windows has come to symbolise the city and its grandeur. It’s a relatively small mosque in a rather busy part of Ahmedabad, yet the peace you can feel here is unparalleled.
The SidiSaiyed Mosque was commissioned by the last Gujarat Sultanate and was completed in the last year of it’s rule, before the Mughals from Delhi defeated them and took over the city. Gujarat Sultanate can be credited for much of the most amazing Islamic architecture not only in Ahmedabad but also much of Gujarat. The mosques built in their era rival some of the best in the country, and possibly in the world as well.

9. River Front

River front is one of the most popular and amazing place for outing joggers and also good time spend on that place, can’t avoid eyes to once go for enjoying evening and morning time, boating gardening, and occasional fun fair.
The 10.4 ha urban forest is proposed in Paldi which will be divided in two parts by Ambedkar Bridge. The north part will serve as garden while the south part will biodiversity park. It will have 15000 trees and will cost 167 crore. The 1.4 ha park at Khanpur is proposed as a garden as well as location for concerts and outdoor performances.

10. Adalaj Stepwell, Adalaj

AdalajStepwell or RudabaiStepwell is a stepwell located in the village of Adalaj, close to Ahmedabad city and in Gandhinagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was built in 1499 by Mahmud Begada for his queen Rudabai, wife of Veersinh, the Vaghela chieftain. It is an example of Indo-Islam fusion architecture work.

The step well or ‘Vav’, as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is five stories deep. Such step wells were once integral to the semi-arid regions of Gujarat, as they provided water for drinking, washing and bathing. These wells were also venues for colourful festivals and sacred rituals.

The Adalaj Wav Step Wellis located 18 kilometers north of Ahmedabad in the Gandhinagar district. It was built during the reign of Queen Rudabai, a muslim ruler. Though now dry, the well once provided water to weary travellers and pilgrims along the roads outside of Ahmedabad. The four-level well is dug directly into the water table, exposing fresh water that rose and fell according the seasons and the amount of rainfall. Its deep interior provided cool relief from the harsh Indian sun.


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