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Ahmedabad is located on the banks of river Sabarmati. City is known to have been flourishing since 11th century, when it was known as Ashval. The city is a home to textile industries and regarded as the Manchester of the East. The city was also at forefront of the Indian Independence Movement. There are ashrams established by Mahatma Gandhi on the banks of the river Sabarmati. The city also has a cricket stadium of capacity 540,000. The city experiences a semi-arid climate. The weather is usually hot in summers and mild chill can be felt during winters. The best time to visit Ahmedabad is October to March. The city is well connected with rail and road routes, and has regular domestic and international flights. There are a lot of places of interest in Ahmedabad especially the mosques and the Jain temples which are an excellent example of inspired craftsmanship. The major places that will definitely interest you are listed below: Ahmed Shah’s Mosque: Built in 1414 A.D. by the founder of the city, Ahmed Shah. That time it was built only for the nobles and the royals. Rani Sipri’s Mosque: The mosque is an exquisite blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture. It was built by Rani Sipri in 1514A.D. Akshardham Temple: Temple is located in Gandhinagar, 30 km away from Ahmedabad. The Akshardham temple is a masterpiece of Gujrati architecture. More than 2 million visitors come here every year to offer their prayers to the chief deity Lord Swaminarayana. Bhadrakali Temple: Situated inside the Bhadra Fort. It was believed to be constructed by Marathas in medieval India during the rule of Azam Khan. Sidi Sayed Jhali: The Sidi Sayed Jhali mosque is located near the famous Lal Darwaza. It is well known for its marvelous stone carvings and tracery. Swaminarayana Mandir: Constructed in 19th century, the temple is a significant tourist destination of Ahmedabad, where thousands of devotees come to offer their prayers to the deity. Hatheesing Jain Temple: The Jain Temple came into existence in 1850 by the inspiration of a wealthy trader named Seth Hatheesing. The temple is consecrated to the 15th Jain Tirthankar, Dharmanath. The Victoria Garden: Placed inside the Bhadra Fort, the victoria garden is a holiday maker’s heaven. Bal Vithika: As the name suggests this garden is distinguished to let children spend a few hours away from their ever-so-busy schedule. Chandola Lake: Situated in the Dani Dalmi Road, the lake also serves as a significant reservoir of Ahmedabad. The lake was the inspiration of a Sultan belonging to Mughal dynasty. Kankaria Lake: The famous polygonal shaped lake with 34 corners was the rendezvous point of Mughal King Jahangir and his beloved spouse Noor Jahan. Now it is a paradise for the bird watchers who come here to observe scintillating birds. Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary: The sanctuary has a Nal Sarovar and a marshy pot which is the docking site of the migratory birds from the Siberia during the Siberian winters. Runn of Katch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary: A wide variety of fauna can be witnessed here which includes quails, eagles, larks, desert and Indian foxes and many others. It also homes the final species of Indian wild horses. Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden: The zoological garden is set up close to the Kaneria Lake housing a large number of species of birds, mammals and reptiles.

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View Hotel Courtyard-by-Marriott-AhmedabadMeeting Facility
Ramdevnagar Cross Road Satellite Road, Ahmedabad

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With a stay at Courtyard by Marriott Ahmedabad in Ahmedabad, you'll be in the business district and minutes from Gul.....

Starts at USD 92/night

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Near Vastrapur Lake, Ahmedabad

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In the heart of Ahmedabad, Hyatt Ahmedabad is close to Gujarat University and Gulmohar Park Mall. This 5-star resor.....

Starts at USD 65/night

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S.G. Road near Shapath - V, Ahmedabad

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A stay at Crowne Plaza Ahmedabad City Centre places you in the heart of Ahmedabad, convenient to ISCON Mall and Gulm.....

Starts at USD 82/night

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ISKCON Cross Road, S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad

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Novotel Ahmedabad is in the heart of Ahmedabad, walking distance from ISCON Mall and Gulmohar Park Mall. This 5-sta.....

Starts at USD 85/night

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Near Sola Overbridge, S. G Highway, Ahmedabad

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Centrally located in Ahmedabad, The Fern Ahmedabad is convenient to Gujarat University and Gulmohar Park Mall. This.....

Starts at USD 93/night

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Near Panchvati Cross Roads, Ahmedabad

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In the heart of Ahmedabad, Radisson Blu Hotel Ahmedabad is close to Sanskar Kendra Museum and Sardar Patel Stadium. .....

Starts at USD 67/night

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Judges Bungalow Road, Ahmedabad

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Located in Ahmedabad (Satellite), Pride Plaza Hotel, Ahmedabad is convenient to Gulmohar Park Mall and ISCON Mall. .....

Starts at USD 82/night

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Near R.T.O. Circle, Ahmedabad

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With a stay at The Metropole Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Ahmedabad, walking distance from Subhash Bridge a.....

Starts at USD 53/night

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Ashram Road, Ahmedabad

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A stay at Fortune Landmark places you in the heart of Ahmedabad, convenient to Sardar Patel Stadium and Sabarmati Ri.....

Starts at USD 69/night

View Hotel Cambay-GrandRoom Service - Dining
Near Perd Centre, Sola Over Bridge, Ahmedabad

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With a stay at Cambay Grand, you'll be centrally located in Ahmedabad, convenient to Gujarat University and Gulmohar.....

Starts at USD 55/night

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