Things to Know about Ahmadabad
Ahmedabad, the seventh largest city in India and the biggest city and capital of Gujarat, is known as the “Manchester of the East” because of its thriving and rapidly growing textile industry. In western India, Ahmedabad attracts hordes of domestic and international tourists only next to Mumbai.
Best Places to Visit
Ahmedabad thrills visitors with its many attractions. Take the help of our Ahmedabad City Guide to explore some of its well-known attractions, which include Bhadra Fort, Dada Hari Vav (Stepwell), Science City, Shaking Minarets, Teen Darwaza, Kamla Nehru Zoo, Kankaria Lake, and more.
Best Time to Visit
Plan your trip to Ahmedabad during the months of October and March. These are the best months to visit as you will be able to avoid the otherwise absolutely hot and humid temperatures.
Best Dining Places
Most restaurants in Ahmedabad serve authentic Gujarati cuisine, predominantly vegetarian. However, there are many restaurants that offer good non-vegetarian delicacies. For good non-vegetarian and authentic Mughal cuisine consider visiting Navrangpura. You’ll also find fast food joints and good restaurants near Ellis Bridge.
Best Places to Stay
Accommodations in Ahmedabad range from budget class to luxury class. Cheap hotels in Ahmedabad are generally found in the eastern side of the Sabarmati area and in the Relief Road area near the railway station. If you want even more comfortable, expensive, luxurious hotels then head to the Navrangpura area.
Best Airlines to Reach
Ahmedabad is connected with all major cities in India as well as with many cities in abroad such as New York, London, Muscat, Sharjah, Kuwait, Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and Colombo. Important international airlines offering direct or connecting flights to Ahmedabad include Air India, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Emirates Airline, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines.