Explore Ahmedabad - the 'Manchester of
Also referred to as 'Amdavad', Ahmedabad is Gujarat's
commercial center and the 7th largest city in India.
Named after Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad is known
for its educational and commercial institutions.
Ahmedabad plains, peppered with Thaltej and Jodhpur
Tekra hills bustles on the banks of River Sabarmati.
Ahmedabad has a special place in the hearts of all Indians,
as it was one of the most important centers of the Indian
Archaeological evidence indicates that a region called
Ashapalli flourished on this soil in the
It was sometime in the 11th century that
Karandev I, a Solanki king conquered this part of Gujarat
and established a city called Karnavati
that was later renamed as Ahmedabad after Sultan Ahmed
Shah who conquered it.
Tours to Ahmedabad must include tours
to Jama Masjid, Rani Sipri's Mosque, Kutbi Mazar, Bhadra
Fort, N C Mehta Museum, Calico Textile Museum, Raj Rabri
Mosque and the Jhulta Minar.
Excursions to Sarkhej, Adlaj Vav, Modhera, Patan, Gandhinagar,
Nalsarovar Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahudi and Lothal.