ahmedabad the cultural city of gujarat
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DESCRIPTIONThe 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-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, 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
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
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.