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The beating heart of the Indian state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad has managed to preserve its cultural integrity through the centuries, remaining relatively unaffected by the British colonial rule. Little-developed by the tourism industry, the city remains a true hidden gem inhabited by remarkably hospitable Gurajatis, teeming with exquisite historic temples, renowned universities, and world-class vegetarian eateries able to convert diners of the most carnivorous persuasion.

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Sabarmati Ashram

The Sabarmati Ashram, also known as Mahatma Gandhi's home, is where the great Father of the Nation spent the years from 1917 to 1930. It is from here that he and 78 followers embarked on the historic Salt March to the Gulf of Cambay, promising not to return until India gained independence. The Ashram today is a tranquil place housing a museum dedicated to Gandhi with adjacent gardens forming a peaceful oasis right by the Sabarmati river.
Adresse: Sangrahalaya, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 2755 7277

Akshardham Temple

The Akshardham Temple is an entire cultural complex and a magnificent, 10-story high monument. The intricate architectural detail, regular light- and water-shows after sundown, the multiple exhibits and children's entertainment area make it a perfect fusion of education and entertainment for the whole family.
Adresse: J Road, Sector 20, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 23260001

Jama Masjid

One if India's most beautiful, the Jama Masjid mosque is an imposing example of Indo-Islamic architecture. Built in the early 16th century by the city's founder Sultan Ahmed Shah I, it reamins an important religious monument still frequented by visitors today.
Adresse: Mahatma Gandhi Road, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 2550 6264

Sabarmati Riverfront

Sabarmati Riverfront is an on-going urban development project unlike any other. It provides a walkway over 10km in length, with access to a variety of recreation areas, attractions and sports facilities, the number of which is expected to grow in the coming years.
Adresse: Sabarmati River, Ahmedabad

Kankaria Lake

Kankaria Lake is one of the favorite local weekend getaway spots. Apart from the beautiful natural surroundings, the lake area offers quite a few activities for the whole family - there is a zoo, an amusement park with fun rides, and even a coin museum. At night, the lake gets beautifully lit up.
Adresse: Himmatnagar Village, Maninagar Area, Ahmedabad

Adalaj Stepwell

The Adalaj Stepwell is a beautiful example of Indo-Islamic architecture located just under 20km away from Ahmedabad's central train station. Over the centuries, the five-story well has served as a place of physical and spiritual refuge to traveling pilgrims and locals, who used the space to offer prayers and socialize.
Adresse: Adalaj, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad
Åpningstider: 6am-6pm

Calico Museum of Textiles

The Calico Museum of Textiles houses a marvelous and certainly unique collection of exquisite Indian textiles, some as old as 5 centuries. Most of the pieces astound with the amount of time and craftsmanship required for their production. The museum offers guided tours (booking in advance necessary).
Adresse: Shahibag, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 2286 8172


Dining at Vishala is truly an experience - a lantern-lit walkway leads guests to the reception area of the village and further into the magical outdoor seating area. Dinner meals are usually accompanied by cultural shows and dance performances. Food served centers around local Gujarati flavors, with various thalis being a very popular menu item.
Adresse: Vasna Rd, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 2660 2422


Located at a historic luxury hotel dating back to the beginning of the last century, Agashiye boasts a charming ambiance that takes diners back in time, and offers authentic floor seating as well as open-terrace dining. Serves Gujarati cuisine and traditional thalis, vegetarian only.
Adresse: Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 99099 70113


Tomato's boasts a unique American sixties ambiance forged by Rock 'n' Roll memorabilia, Hollywood movie-themed artifacts, a juke box, bubble gum machines, Paul McCartney's very own guitar and more. Serves international (Mexican, Chinese, Thai, etc.) vegetarian and meat-based dishes.
Adresse: Chimanlal Girdharlal Road Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 26466129

Mirch Masala

Mirch Masala became Ahmedabad's first themed restaurant, opting for the Bollywood theme in its interior. Food served is Indian, both vegetarian and meat-based (important to know when selecting a dining venue in Ahmedabad). Desserts are not to be missed.
Adresse: 7-10, Chandan Complex (basement), Chimanlal Girdharlal Road Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 2397 2452

Gopi Dining Hall

This laid-back eatery serves Gujarati cuisine , and is known for its legendary "thali" - a meal made up of various dishes all served in separate bowls on one large platter, accompanied with naan bread and/or rice. The place is known for its hospitality and above average service.
Adresse: Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 2657 6388

New FreezeLand

This classy fast food joint specializes on sandwiches, and is a darling favorite of both local and visiting sandwich-lovers. The place also serves a selection of dishes like panini and pizza, along with excellent shakes - all items are vegetarian only.
Adresse: Chimanlal Girdharlal Road, Law Garden Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 26404044

The Green House

Located at the The House Of MG hotel, this informal restaurant offers, of course, a variety of savory vegetarian dishes, but desserts are the true star of the show here - a large variety is on offer, including ice cream made in-house. Guests are free to observe the chefs at work in the open kitchen.
Adresse: The House Of MG Hotel Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 25506946
Åpningstider: 7am-11pm

Zen Café

Located on the University campus right next to an underground art gallery (Amdavad ni Gufa), the café is often frequented by students and artsy types enjoying a snack and/or coffee in the green outside seating area. The concise menu packs a smart selection items.
Adresse: Campus of the Center for Environment Planning and Technology, University Road, Ahmedabad
Telefon: +91 79 6545 9298

Manek Chowk

Manek Chowk is a busy market square in Old Ahmedabad. In the mornings, vegetable vendors gather here only to give way to jewelry stands in the afternoon and food stalls at night. The square and the surrounding area contains a large variety of shops, and is often packed with people.
Adresse: Old City, Ahmedabad

Law Garden Night Market

The Law Garden Night Market is a shopping paradise for female travelers in particular - endless stalls selling traditional garments, dresses, shawls, jewelry, bags (and more) are concentrated in the area. Business here usually starts after 7pm, and haggling is well-expected.
Adresse: Law Garden, Ahmedabad
Åpningstider: Dusk - 11pm

Alpha One Mall

Alpha One Mall is a great alternative to Ahmedabad's many busy markets - it is, perhaps, the one that provides the best selection of international brand shops and boutiques in the city. There is a food court with a decent selection of eateries, as well as a family entertainment center and cinema inside the shopping center.
Adresse: Sarkari Vasahat Road, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad

Garvi Gurjari

Garvi Gurjari is a government-run facility that sells traditional Gujarat handicrafts, clothing, jewelry and the like. Those who take time to browse around may be duly rewarded by some truly exceptional finds. Do not miss the Sankheda wooden furniture on display here.
Adresse: Ashram Road, Ahmedabad

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

Located just over 10km from Ahmedabad, the airport serves regular local and international flights. Travelers can reach the city by auto rickshaw or taxi (pre-paid service available at the counter), as well as public transport. AMTS buses stopping at "Airport Circle" or "Sardarnagar Approach" run to the city at regular intervals; reaching these stops will, however, require a several hundred meters walk towards Airport Road.
Adresse: Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Telefon: +91 79 2286 9211

Public Transport

Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) provides public bus services around the city. AMTS buses tend to get overcrowded, and stops are often not announced - inquire with the driver as to the destination and request to be notified of arrival. BRTS buses are a newer alternative to the AMTS bus system and are a much faster, more efficient way of getting around the city. These buses run in central parts of roads and feature modern bus stops where tickets may be purchased. Note that ticketing in the two bus systems is not integrated, and passengers are required to pay separate fares for the two.


Official taxis may be per-ordered by phone. Some taxi providers include: Ahmedabad Taxi +91 85112 34444 YATAYAT Taxi Service +91 1800 233 7799 Yellow and green three-wheeled auto rickshaws are a cheaper alternative to cabs and can be hailed down anywhere in the city. Agree on the price to destination prior to departure.

Post Office

Post offices are available throughout the city. General Post Office +91 79 25500977 Salapas Road, Ahmedabad (Behind Relief Cinema)


Pharmacies are widely available throughout the city. Some locations open 24/7: Manglam Medicine S No 12, Parijat Shopping Ctr, Swainarayan Temple Road, Kalupur +91 79 22133158 New Medical Stores Near Dhanasuthars, Kalupur +91 79 22135004 Dariapur Medical Stores 650, Vadigam Naka, Nr Vadigam, Dariapur Chakla +91 79 22162402


Country code for India +91 Ahmedabad are code 79 (for landline online)


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