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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 Indian in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Vishalla

On the southwestern outskirts of town, Vishalla is a magical eating experience in an open-air, lantern-lit, rural village fantasy setting. An endless thali of Gujarati dishes you won’t find elsewhere is served on le…
Top Choice Indian in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Bhatiyar Gali

The narrow 'Cook's Lane' and adjoining alleyways really come into their own in the evenings, with no-frills eateries and stalls preparing meaty delights. Bera Samosa serves tiny, delicious, spicy meat samosas and de…
Top Choice Modern Indian in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Nautanki – Gastronomical Drama

This daring establishment pushes Ahmedabad's gastronomic boundaries by experimenting with molecular gastronomy and reinventing traditional dishes by using non-traditional techniques. The tasting menu is a great intr…
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…
Top Choice Market in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Ratri Bazaar

This is by far the most popular night market in the city, and it heaves nightly with hungry locals. Favourites include the dosa stall that dishes out the South Indian crispy pancake with a myriad of fillings, the bi…