Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujarat and the commercial capital of the state. Ahmedabad is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Ahmedabad was once the political capital of the state and also widely known as the ‘Manchester of India’ due to hundreds of cloth mills in the city. The city lost the title and now there are only a few cloth mills located in the city.

Ahmedabad is also growing as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state of Gujarat. There are lots of historical places, modern architecture and theme parks, which attracts thousands of tourists.

Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad
Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad

Reach

By Air: The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is the international airport, located just 15 km north-east from the city-centre. There are so many airlines provide direct flight to Muscat, Dubai, Doha, Sharjah, Singapore, Kuwait and New York. Ahmedabad is also well-connected with the major cities of the country such as Jaipur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa, Indore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Coimbatore, Pune and Nagpur.

By Train: Ahmedabad is very well-connected with the major cities of the country through the Indian Railways rail network. Kalupur Railway Station is the main railway junction in the city. Ahmedabad Railway Station is considered as one of the busiest railway stations in India. The city has also smaller railway stations, which are Gandhigram, Sabarmati, Vastrapur, Chandlodia, Saij, Asarva, Chandkheda, Naroda, Aamli, Sarkhej, Gandhinagar and Kali Gam.

By Bus: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) is the Government owned public transport system. Geeta Mandir Central Bus Terminus is the main bus depot of GSRTC. You can get a bus from any part of the state and even other major cities of the country. You can easily reach at any of the major cities of India through the private buses.

See

Ahmedabad is having the most historical places, which are connected to the freedom struggle of India. There are also countless religious places as well as beautiful gardens. The city has also so many museums and art galleries. We have listed some of the most popular tourist places in Ahmedabad.

Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad
Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad

Buy

Ahmedabad is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the state of Gujarat. Most of the people from other cities of the state visit the city for their shopping. We have listed some of the most popular traditional markets as well as shopping malls in Ahmedabad.

Shopping Malls

Traditional Markets

Sleep

Ahmedabad is one of the best places for all types of tourists. You will find low budget hotels to luxury hotels to stay with comfort. It is recommended to do not ask auto-rickshaw drivers for hotels or guest house. It is always preferable to ask someone other than auto-rickshaw drivers.

Luxury Hotels

Medium Budget Hotels

Low Budget Hotels

Weekend Getaways

There are countless weekend getaways from Ahmedabad, we have only mentioned a few of them here.

Banks

Ahmedabad is considered as one of the fastest growing cities in India. It is the commercial capital of the state of Gujarat. Hence, you will find a large number of private as well as Government (nationalized) banks in the city of Ahmedabad.

Article last re-published on January 15, 2020.

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