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Ahmedabad Video Reviews

Riverfront flower park Ahmedabad  Video Review

Riverfront flower park Ahmedabad

by Riddhi modi
11th Jan 18
A nice temple  Video Review

A nice temple

by Kvs Shah
28th Dec 17
The Kankaria Lake  Video Review

The Kankaria Lake

by Jash modi
20th Nov 17
Must Go!  Video Review

Must Go!

by Chaitali phatak
23rd Jul 17
Rani ki Vav - back side in Patan Gujarat history  Video Review

Rani ki Vav - back side in Patan Gujarat history

by Jayesh Amrelia
5th Jun 17
Rani ki Vav - Historically excellent  Video Review

Rani ki Vav - Historically excellent

by Jayesh Amrelia
5th Jun 17
Adalaj step well (ki vav)  Video Review

Adalaj step well (ki vav)

by Chaitali phatak
25th Jul 17
Most attractive spot, must visit  Video Review

Most attractive spot, must visit

by Abhishek Jain
20th Jul 17
Nice place  Video Review

Nice place

by Anil Kumar
5th Jun 17
Flower Park at Sabarmati Riverfront  Video Review

Flower Park at Sabarmati Riverfront

by Vagabond Unlimited
7th Jan 18

I am heading to Ahmedabad

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Bharat Verma

Reviews (263)

Surendra hingorani

Surendra hingorani5.0/5

6 reviews

Nice time

I spend a very nice time in hotel raj Tilak hotel is situated in very good location heart of the city elis bridge. Hotel is very neat and clean service is good I suggest every one to stay here toilet is clan bedsheet is very clean AC is working hotel staff is good. Owner of the hotel Raj tilak is very good person. Food quality is very good. Service is time to time

Sushant gholap

Sushant gholap4.3/5

23 reviews

Excellent

Great experience staying at this wonderfully located hotel right in the heart of India's first heritage capital Ahmadabad. Lovely stay with very nice staff courtesy. Overall, great experience in terms of stay and truly a hotel I strongly recommend. Go for it

Ahmedabad Overview

History of Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is regarded as the largest city in Gujarat and is also one of the fastest growing cities in India, located on the banks of Sabarmati. The language spoken here is Gujarati and the place is locally known as Amdavad. The city Ahmedabad is closely associated with Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the father of the nation. The city is popular as the Manchester of the East as it is famous for its textile mills. The history of Ahmedabad dates back to 15th century when it was known as Karnavati after the name of the King Karandev, the ruler of the place. Later when Sultan Ahmed Shah, medieval ruler of Gujarat, conquered the place it was renamed as Ahmedabad.

People and Culture of Ahmedabad

There is a fort known as Bhadra Fort which is enclosed by 12 gates. On both sides of the river, the city was expanded with beautiful structures and lakes.There are other monuments as well, which hold a great importance in the history of Ahmedabad, the tombs of Ahmed Shah and his queens, Ahmed Shah's Mosque, Jama Masjid, Mosque of Sidi Sayid, Teen Darwaza or Triple Gateway are major monuments. The modernization was done under the British rule. Sabarmati ashram was established on the banks of Sabarmati by Mahatma Gandhi in 1915. Ahmedabad is famous for typical Gujarati festivals i.e. navratras and garba which attracts huge number of masses all over the world. The famous Makar Sakranti fair is held in Ahmedabad during the month of January which features the Kite festival which is held between 9th and 11th January 2012, music and folk dance festival etc. The place is famous for its handicrafts and clothes majorly traditional Gujarati dress which is famous all over the world.

Things To Do in Ahmedabad

Best time to visit Ahmedabad is in winter, though it is cold i.e. between November and February. However, from the end of January the weather is more or less pleasant.Visiting Ahmedabad during January is a sight to behold. The Kite festival rewards with a vision of the sky clustered with millions of colorful kites.The monuments in Ahmedabad have a sultanate craftsmanship with Islamic architecture. The renowned Indian Institute of Management was designed by Louis Kahn. The place has a number of gardens such as Victoria Garden, Bal Vatika and Law Garden. There are 76 parks and 96 traffic islands. Queen Victoria is regarded as a great work of art. The wonderful climate of the place attracts visitors throughout the year.The place also holds a great importance in the academic front. Ahmedabad has a number of educational institutes and museums. Well-known museums and galleries of the city are Calico Museum of Textiles, Calico Mills, Shreyas Folk Art Museum, National Institution of Design, Kite Museum, and Sanskar Kendra, Natural History Museum, Kankaria, etc.

Photos of Ahmedabad

Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, Ahmedabad

Photo by

Ronit Gaikwad

Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, Ahmedabad
Rani ki Vav, Ahmedabad

Photo by

Amitabh Gupta

Rani ki Vav, Ahmedabad
The Country Club, Ahmedabad

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Sandeep kumar Roy

The Country Club, Ahmedabad
Adalaj ni vav, Ahmedabad

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Bipin vaidya Vaidya

Adalaj ni vav, Ahmedabad

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