Top things to do in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

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 Site 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 1498, it has three entrances, leading to a huge platform that rests on 16 pillars, with corners mark…
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Agashiye

On the rooftop terrace of the city’s finest heritage hotel, Agashiye's daily-changing, all-veg menu begins with a traditional welcome drink and is a cultural journey around the uniquely sweet Gujarati thali, with a …
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 Gujarati in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Toran Dining Room

With almost 30 years' experience, bright and modern Toran serves Gujarati thalis of exceptional quality. Around 10 curries and pickles, plus an assortment of breads, will be piled onto your plate. Tuck in and enjoy …
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 Building in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Sarkhej Roza

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

On the southwestern outskirts of town, Vishalla is a magical experience in an open-air, lantern-lit, rural fantasy setting complete with live cows! An endless thali of Gujarati dishes you won’t find elsewhere is ser…
Top Choice Mosque in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Jama Masjid

Built by Ahmed Shah in 1423, the massive 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 fusi…