Top 10 Must Visit Places in Ahmedabad (with Photos)

Ahmedabad is a state of India which has its own popularity. Ahmadabad has emerged as an important economic and industrial hub in India and has also tourism places too. It is the second biggest maker of cotton in India, and its stock trade is the nation’s second oldest. Ahmadabad’s expanding populace has brought about an expansion in the development and lodging ventures bringing about the ongoing improvement of high rises. Ahmedabad has been chosen as one of the hundred Indian urban communities to be created as a keen city under Government of India’s leader Smart Cities Mission. With so many tourist places in Ahmedabad, all you need is to pick your favorite four or five (depending on the duration of your stay) and cover them for sure

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Best time to visit Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is basically a hot place that enjoys three main seasons, namely summers, winters, and monsoon. Due to high temperature, it is not preferable to visit the place during summers. Monsoon season comes like a pleasant surprise after scorching summers. Thus, for many people, the ideal time to visit Ahmedabad is during monsoons. The best time to visit Ahmedabad is during the winter season. So, when you are planning a trip to Ahmedabad, prefer going during the period between October and March.

How to reach Ahmedabad

By Train: The city of Ahmedabad is well linked to the most part of the country via an extensive rail network. A number of superfast and express trains are available for metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai from Ahmedabad Railway Station, which is also known as Kalupur Station.

By Air: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, also known as Ahmedabad Airport, links the city with major national and international destinations. After reaching the airport, travelers can book taxis or cabs to reach anywhere in the city.

By Bus: The state of Gujarat has the best road transportation system in the whole of the country. Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) and interstate bus services here link Ahmedabad with major cities in the state as well as in India.

  • Distance from Gandhinagar: 27 km (40 minutes)
  • Distance from Delhi: 927 km (16 hours)

Now Coming to top attractions, here are the must-see places in Ahmedabad.

1. DADA BHAGWAN TEMPLE

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The Dada Bhagwan Temple Is a huge and beautiful Temple On Mehsana Highway From Ahmedabad. It is a peaceful place to visit. Along idols of The Gods of Hinduism, there is a Museum & a Small Theatre Showing Small Film Regarding Life Of Dada Bhagwan. There is a special attraction for children available, A special theme “Store Of Happiness”. Along with it, there is a play area for children also. There are gardens available to spend time with your family. Lift & Wheelchair facilities are also available for elderly & physically disabled people. In short, it is a perfect place to visit with family & friends.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 8am–9pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 20 KM

Ideal for:  Peace lovers, Sacred & Religious Sites

Entry fee: NA

2. THE SHREE CAMP HANUMAN TEMPLE

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The Shree Camp Hanuman Temple is one of the biggest human temples of India. It is situated in Cantonment area in Shahibaug, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. This temple was established by Pandit Gajanan Prasad around 100 years ago. Pandit Dwarka Prasad was the Chief Mahant of this temple. The Pandit family acts as the managing trustee for this temple. In the kingdom of English, Camp Hanumanji Temple was known as Jalalpur Village Hanumanji Temple.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 5:30 am to 11:00 pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 6.5 KM

Ideal for:  Peace lovers, Sacred & Religious Sites

Entry fee: NA

3. SABARMATI ASHRAM

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Sabarmati Ashram (also known as Gandhi AshramHarijan Ashram ) is located in the Sabarmati suburb of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on the banks of the River Sabarmati, four miles from the town hall. This was one of the many residences of Mahatma Gandhi who lived at Sabarmati (Gujarat) and Sevagram Wardha, Maharashtra when he was not traveling across India and was not in jail. It was from his base here that Gandhi led the Dandi march also known as the Salt Satyagraha on 12 March 1930.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 8.30 am to 6.30 pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 6.5 KM

Ideal for:  Peace lovers, Historic Sites

Entry fee: NA

4. SWAMINARAYAN AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE

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Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar, Gujarat is a large Hindu temple inspired by Yogiji Maharaj the fourth spiritual successor of Lord Swaminarayan according to the denomination of Swaminarayan Hinduism and created by Pramukh Swami, the fifth spiritual successor of Lord Swaminarayan according to the denomination of Swaminarayan Hinduism. At the center of the 23-acre complex is the Akshardham Mandir, which is built from 6,000 metric tons of pink sandstone from Rajasthan. The complex’s name refers to the divine abode of Swaminarayan in the BAPS philosophy; followers of Swaminarayan believe that the jiva or soul goes to Akshardham after attaining moksha, or liberation. BAPS followers worship Swaminarayan as God Almighty.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 6 am to 7 pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 30 KM

Ideal for:  Peace lovers, Sacred & Religious Sites

Entry fee: NA

5. HUTHEESING JAIN TEMPLE

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Hutheesing Temple is the best known Jain temple in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India. It was constructed in 1848. The construction of the temple was initiated originally planned by Shet Hathisinh Kesarisinh, a wealthy Ahmedabad trader who died at 49. The construction was supervised and completed by his wife Shethani Harkunvar. The total cost was approximately Rs. 8 lakh. then a major sum. The temple is dedicated to Lord Dharmanatha, the fifteenth Jain Tirthankar.

Lockwood de Forest who was a business associate of Muggenbhai Hutheesing, the son of Sheth Hathisinh, estimated the cost as “over a million dollars”.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 9 am to 5 pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 3.6 km

Ideal for:  Peace lovers, Sacred & Religious Sites

Entry fee: NA

6. GURDWARA GOBIND DHAM

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Gurdwara Gobind Dham is located at height of 3,048 m. It is here that both pilgrims and trekkers halt for the night before heading for the final sojourn to Hemkunt Sahib. Gobind Dham is a place that becomes active only between the months of June and October. Along with first places Hemkunt Sahib, Gobind Dham was amongst the first places at such altitudes to be surveyed by the Survey of India. Similar to Gobind Ghat, Gobind Dham also consists of shops and lodges beside the government tourist and forest rest houses

In the evening the pilgrims reach the Gurdwara Gobind Dham. This is the last halt for the devotees going to Hemkunt Sahib. This is the first such a magnificent and beautiful Gurdwara to be situated at a height of ten thousand feet above sea level. Here thousands of pilgrims can stay at night and there is no scarcity of blankets and beds. A free kitchen remains open at the service of the devotees for twenty-four hours. This beautiful Gurdwara had been constructed by the Hemkunt-Trust.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 5 am to 9 pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 12 km

Ideal for:  Peace lovers, Sacred & Religious Sites

Entry fee: NA

7. SABARMATI RIVERFRONT

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Sabarmati Riverfront is a waterfront being developed along the banks of the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad, India. Proposed in the 1960s, the construction began in 2005. Since 2012, the waterfront is gradually opened to the public as and when facilities are constructed and various facilities are actively under construction. The major objectives of the project are environment improvement, social infrastructure, and sustainable development.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 4am–10pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 5 km

Ideal for:  Peace lovers, site seeing

Entry fee: NA

8. KANKARIA LAKE

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Kankaria Lake is the second largest lake in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It is located in the south-eastern part of the city, in the Maninagar area. It was completed in 1451 during the reign of Sultan Qutb-ud-Din Ahmad Shah II though its origin is placed in the Chaulukya period sometimes. A lakefront is developed around it, which has many public attractions such as a zoo, toy train, kids city, tethered balloon ride, water rides, water park, food stalls, and entertainment facilities. The lakefront was revamped in 2008. Kankaria Carnival is a week-long festival held here in the last week of December. Many cultural, art, and social activities are organized during the carnival.

Opening days: 4 am to 11 pm every day, except Monday

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 3 km

Ideal for:  Peace lovers, site seeing & fun seekers

Entry fee: INR 10/Adult & INR 5/Child & INR 0/Senior Citizen

9. AUTO WORLD VINTAGE CAR MUSEUM

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Auto World Vintage Car Museum to observe a comprehensive collection of antique cars, built by a local family over the last century. The cars sit elegantly presented in several cream-colored pavilions and next to a neatly maintained courtyard garden. See over 100 vehicles from all over the world, including Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Mercedes, Cadillac, Buick, Lincoln, and Chrysler automobiles. Pick up a souvenir at the gift shop followed by a hot beverage at the onsite cafeteria. By using our Ahmedabad itinerary tool, you can arrange your visit to Auto World Vintage Car Museum and other attractions in Ahmedabad.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 8am–9pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 13 km

Ideal for:  site seeker, Car lovers, Automotive fans, Vintage cars lover

Entry fee: INR 50/person

10. ADALAJ STEPWELL

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Adalaj Stepwell or Rudabai Stepwell 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 1498 in the memory of Rana Veer Singh (the Vaghela dynasty of Dandai Des), by his wife Queen Rudadevi. It is a fine example of Indian architecture work. The Adalaj stepwell or ‘Vav’, as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is five stories deep. It was built in 1498. The history of the Adalaj step-well is established by an inscription in Sanskrit found on a marble slab positioned in a recess on the first floor, from the eastern entry to the well. Its construction was started by Rana Veer Singh of the Vaghela dynasty of Dandai Desh. But he was killed in a war, whereafter the Muslim king Mahmud Begada of a neighboring state built it in Indo-Islamic architectural style, in 1499.

Opening days: Open all days of the week; 8am–6pm

Distance from Ahmedabad Junction: 20 km

Ideal for:  site seeker

Entry fee: NA

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