Ahmedabad Gujarat

Ahmedabad city is famous for an Indias first Unesco World Heritage city

Ahmedabad city

Ahmedabad city – The old Ahmedabad walled city is approx 600 years old. This is India’s first UNESCO heritage city. This is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River.

Now Ahmedabad is on both sides of the Sabarmati river which is approx 30 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, which makes its twin city.
Now furthermore It is a metropolitan city and the commercial hub of the state of Gujarat.

It is famous for its cotton textiles, Automotive, and Farma industries also. It is also famous for theme restaurants, street food places, diamond cutting, and much more.

Ahmedabad History

Before the 11th AD the Ahmedabad was known as Ashaval. This was a forest area and Sabarmati River was floating here. It was the habitat of Bhill (Adivasi) and ruled by Bhill King Asha Palli.

The Karna king of the Chalukyas dynasty of Anhilwada today known as Patan defeated the Bhil king in 1078 and had established the ancient city Karnavati along the bank of the Sabarmati River.

The Rajput Muslim governor Zafar Khan Muzaffar was appointed as a governor of Gujarat by Muhammad bin tuglak of Delhi sultanate in 1391. When the Delhi sultanate weekend then Jafar khan declare himself independent king of Gujarat sultanate in 1407 and formed Mujafferid Dynasty. Later on his grandson, Sultan Ahmed shah has taken control of Gujrat sultanate in 1411 A.D. He had laid the foundation of the walled city. on 26 February 1411 and given the name Ahmedabad.

Things to do in ahmedabad

Ahmedabad culture

Ahmedabad having a wide range of diversified cultures. Most of the celebrations and observances include the Navratri festival and Uttarayan known as kite-flying day on 14 and 15 January. During nine nights of the Navratri celebration, everyone plays Garba. The Jagannath Rath yatra also one of the famous religious activity in Ahmedabad.

Paradise of food

Ahmedabad has a variety of traditional sweet shops in walled city that are famous for years. You can visit these shop back side of Gandhi road, these shops have multiple collections of delicious sweet items that are purely made to relax you if you love sweets. Mohan thal is one of the famous sweet in Ahmedabad.

One of the most popular meals in Ahmedabad is a typical Gujarati thali. which was first served commercially by Chandravilas restaurant in 1900. This is famous for its Jalebi. The Chandravilas a legacy restaurant introduced traditional jalebi and fafda concept.

Street food in Ahmedabad

The Ahmedabad is a paradise hub for street food and Manek chowk is one of the famous place for night eat out. Therefore It starts approx 8 o’clock in the evening to till morning at 4.00 O’clock.

likewise Manick chowk you can also visit Nehru Nagar cloth market near Iskone chowk flyover. Most of the street food and local brand here to serve you. Another street food market is the in-law garden.

You can find peoples are sitting on the roadside in the late-night consequently due to Late night food culture in Ahmedabad.

Where to stay in ahmedabad

There are many restaurants in Ahmedabad apart from the thali. All brand hotels are available in Ahmedabad which serve a wide array of Indian and international cuisines. Most of the food outlets serve only vegetarian food, as a strong tradition of Jain and Hindu communities. 

Best time to Visit

The Summer usually starts at Mid-March and lasts up to June end. The typical temperature in May goes to very high between 40-48°C. It is strongly advisable not to visit this place during the summer. With the arrival of Monsoon by end-June, this city is a fun place.

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Places to visit in Ahmedabad 

Agra Fort – main residence of the great Mughals Dynasty

Chittorgarh fort History- top attraction, Timing & how to reach

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