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The former capital of Gujarat, the seat of Modi, the most favorite place of Gujaratis, the biggest Garba ground of India, the most awesome and fantastic place to live is none other than Ahmedabad.

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  • Ahmedabad-The cultural city of Gujarat

    The former capital of Gujarat, the seat of Modi, the most favorite place of Gujaratis, the biggest

    Garba ground of India, the most awesome and fantastic place to live is none other than

    Ahmedabad.

    Ahmedabad, also pronounced by Gujaratis as Amdavad, is the commercial, industrial and cultural hub of Gujarat. Located on the banks of the river Sabarmati and graced by none other

    than Mahatma Gandhi, Ahmedabad, is the most famous tourist destination of Gujarat.

    Ahmedabad is well connected by all means of transport. Being a commercial and an industrial

    hub, the frequency of flights to Ahmedabad, and flights from Ahmedabad is high. Ahmedabad

    is filled with Gujjus and where there are Gujjus of course there is fantastic, mouthwatering food!

    You will get to taste the best ever pani puri, bhel puri, shev puri, jalebi, fafada, ghatiya, khakara,

    dhokla and other gastronomic delights over here. You ought to assign 2-3 days of your travel

    itinerary to roam around the streets of Ahmedabad and eat delicious street food.

    Apart from food, Ahmedabad is famous for its Navratri. If you visit Ahmedabad during Navratri,

    you will find markets full of colorful ghagra cholis and chaniya cholis, women haggling with the vendors, painted wooden dandiya sticks, photos of Goddess Durga, etc. Actually, the best

    time to visit Ahmedabad is during Navratri as you will see Ahmedabad decked in its best and of

    how can you miss out the nine dandiya and garba nights, wherein you can dance to your hearts content and match your steps to the voice of Phalguni Phatak. And if you cannot visit

    Ahmedabad during Navratri then, visit during the International Kite Flying Festival Uttarayan. The Uttarayan is the biggest kite flying festival of the world and countries all over the world

    participate in this festival. The kites of various colors, shapes, sizes cloud the sky on this day.

    The festival is held on Makar Sankranti, which falls on 14th

    of January.

    The Sabarmati Ashram is the most important landmark of Ahmedabad as it is the former

    headquarters of Mahatma Gandhi. It was from here that Gandhi ji, lead the Dandi March, which

    is popularly known as the Salt Satyagraha. The ashram has a museum, which is known as the

    Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalay. The museum displays many photographs, paintings based on the

    life of Gandhi ji, and it also contains many historic artifacts like the chakra of Gandhi ji, etc.

    Ahmedabad also houses the Jama Masjid, which happens to be an architectural marvel built in

  • sandstone. Besides ashrams and masjids, Ahmedabad is well known for its Jain temples. There

    are many Jain temples in Ahmedabad, but the most famous Jain temple is the Hathi Singh Jain

    Temple. The Calico Textile Museum is one of the finest textile museums in the world and it is

    famous for its carvings and furniture. Calico Textile Museum is a major tourist hotspot of

    Ahmedabad.

    Hence, a visit to the cultural city of Ahmedabad is a must. As I mentioned before, flights to

    Ahmedabad can be easily booked through our portal and the return flights from Ahmedabad too

    are available with an option of reduced fares on return bookings.

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