Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Calico Museum of Textiles

This museum contains one of the world’s finest collections of antique and modern Indian textiles, all handmade and up to 500 years old. There are some astoundingly beautiful pieces, displaying incredible virtuosity …
Top Choice Historic Site in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Sabarmati Ashram

In peaceful, shady grounds on the Sabarmati River’s west bank, this ashram was Gandhi’s headquarters from 1917 to 1930 during the long struggle for Indian independence. It’s said he chose this site because it lay be…
Top Choice Historic Building in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Adalaj Vav Step-Well

The Adalaj Vav, 19km north of Ahmedabad, is among the finest of the Gujarati step-wells. Built by Queen Rudabai in 1499, it has three entrances leading to a huge platform that rests on 16 pillars, with corners marke…
Top Choice Mosque in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Jama Masjid

Built by Ahmed Shah in 1423, the Jama Masjid ranks as one of India’s most beautiful mosques. Demolished Hindu and Jain temples provided the building materials, and the mosque displays some architectural fusion with …
Top Choice Jain Temple in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Hutheesingh Temple

Outside Delhi Gate, this Jain temple is one of 300 derasars in Ahmedabad. Even if you've already seen some, this one will make your jaw drop in wonder at its delicate carvings of deities, flowers, and celestial dams…
Top Choice Mosque in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Siddi Sayid’s Mosque

One of Ahmedabad’s most stunning buildings, this mosque is famed for its exquisite jali windows, spiderweb fine, two of them depicting the intricate intertwining branches of the ‘tree of life’. Built in the year the…
Museum in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Lokayatan Folk Museum

This museum, 3km west of the river in Bhudarpura, displays a fascinating range of Gujarati folk arts – particularly from Kachchh – including wood carvings, metalwork and some wonderful embroidered textiles and amazi…
Historic Building in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Sarkhej Roza

This mosque, tomb and palace complex is dedicated to the memory of Ahmed Shah I’s spiritual advisor, Ahmed Khattu Ganj Baksh. The elegant, dilapidated buildings cluster around a great (often dry) tank, constructed b…
Museum in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

NC Mehta Gallery

In the same building as the Lalbhai Dalpatbhai (LD) Museum, this gallery has an important collection of jewel-like illustrated manuscripts and miniature paintings. Best known is Chaurapanchasika (Fifty Love Lyrics o…
Museum in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Toilet Garden

Located next door to Sabarmati Ashram, it's well worth popping in here to see the eco-friendly toilet models and diagrams displayed in the garden. Ishwardada Patel (also known as Mr Toilet) made it his life's work t…