Friday 25 August 2023

10 Best Attractions In Ahmedabad

10 Best Attractions In Ahmedabad

By Urvashi Arya


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The commercial hub of the western state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, is also a popular tourism destination. There is something for everyone in Ahmedabad and the neighboring territories' diversified and culturally rich terrain. Ahmedabad has a distinct character and allure due to the combination of several tourist sites of various types, such as mosques, forts, museums, and naturally endowed flora and fauna, as well as temples and mosques. The "Manchester of India" has several locations you may visit if you live there or are just passing through.

  1. Sabarmati Ashram

  2. Swaminarayan Temple

  3. Bhadra Fort

  4. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum

  5. Calico Museum of Textile

  6. Kankaria Zoo

  7. Vechaar Utensils Museum

  8. Auto World Vintage Car Museum

  9. Sidi Saiyyed Mosque

  10. Gujarat Science City

Sabarmati Ashram:

This ashram, also called the Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Ashram, or Satyagraha Ashram, is situated along the Sabarmati River. Mahatma Gandhi constructed this ashram after returning from South Africa and beginning his work in khadi udyog, agriculture, and animal husbandry. It is one of Ahmedabad's top must-see tourist attractions.

Operating times: daily from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Free admission

Swaminarayan Temple:

Swaminarayan temple is one of the top tourist attractions in Ahmedabad. It is one of the most famous temples in the nation. It is well known for its elaborate carvings and architectural design. This is the first of all the Swaminarayan temples constructed across the world.

Hours of operation are from 6 am to 7 pm, seven days a week.

Free admission

Bhadra Fort 

Bhadra Fort is one of the several attractions in Ahmedabad. During the reign of Martha, Ahmed Shah I constructed this fort in 1411. Spend the day in a beautiful courtyard home to a Bhadra Kali Temple, a majestic castle, and a lush garden.

Opening times are Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.

Free admission

The National Museum of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

A museum was constructed here between 1618 and 1622. This museum has many artifacts, including Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's personal effects.

The museum is open daily from 9.30 am to 5 pm, excluding Mondays, and its 3D interactive shows run from 7 pm to 7.45 pm.

Admission Charges: 20/- rupees

Calico Textile Museum

In Ahmedabad, you must visit this museum, one of the country's oldest textile museums. You may view a variety of textiles, fabrics, and artifacts here, including stunning examples of Kashmiri shawls, various collections of ancient materials, tie-dye fabrics, etc.

Opening times: Every day, excluding Wednesdays, from 10 am to 12.30 pm, followed by 2.45 pm to 4.30 pm.

Free admission

Kankaria Zoo

Especially if you have children, Kankaria Zoo or Kamala Nehru Zoological Garden is one of Ahmedabad's top attractions. You may see rare and unusual bird, mammal, and reptile species here, among other animals.

The zoo's opening times change according to the season. It is open from 9 am to 5 pm from November to February. It is open from 9 am to 6.15 pm from March to October.

20 Rupees is the entry cost. Educational Tours are free to enter every Thursday.

Vechaar Utensils Museum

The collection of centuries-old antiques here will astound you. The more than 4,500 examples of kitchenware and pots on display in this museum were gathered nationwide.

Opening times are from 1 to 3 and 5 to 10.30 daily, excluding Mondays.

Entry fee: 20 rupees

Auto World Vintage Car Museum:

You must visit this museum if classic vehicles intrigue you. You may find collections of vintage automobiles, motorbikes, utility vehicles, and buggies from around the world here.

Hours of operation: 8 am to 9 pm

Free admission

Sidi Saiyyed Mosque:

The mosque's other name is Sidi Saiyyed Ni Jaali, constructed in 1573. Photographers, history buffs, and experts in the arts frequently visit this mosque to admire its architectural magnificence.

Hours of operation: 7 am to 6 pm

No admission charge 

Gujarat Science City

This is among Ahmedabad's top summer holiday spots. Several lecture presentations and interactive workshops for students and science enthusiasts are often held here on 107 hectares of land.

Hours of operation: 10:30 am to 7:30 pm

Entry fee: Rs. 5 for students, Rs. 10 for children, Rs. 20 for adults, and Rs. 20 for the musical fountain.

Urvashi Arya

City Head

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