Is your next trip to the largest city of Gujarat? Well, I mean, are you planning to tour Ahmedabad? If so, then have knowledge of the fact that there are various adventure activities in Ahmedabad. If you miss out any, you are going to miss out a major portion of the city and its beauty. However, before anything else, it is better to get an overview of the city.
Ahmedabad is considered as the largest city in Gujarat. This is the fifth populous country in India. It is located on the banks of Sabarmati. The capital state of Ahmedabad is Gandhinagar, which is a twin city. In the recent times, Ahmedabad has emerged as an important location for industries and economy. It is known as the second largest producer of cotton in India. Also, its stock exchange is the second oldest in the country. Ahmedabad is popular for its sport cricket. The Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad is capable of carrying 54 thousand people at a time.
Whether you are a first time traveler or a frequent traveler, these seven places are a must go for all. Also, when you already know that Ahmadabad is all about these seven exotic places, why be so lazy and sit in the hotel room, whiling away your time by watching TV! The best that you can do is to get ready quickly, spring up from your bed and set off to visit these places as have been given below:
- Visit the famous Sabarmati ashram
This is a very popular tourist spot in Ahmedabad. Going to the Sabarmati Ashram is something that you should never miss out when you are in Ahmedabad. This particular place is known for being the humble and peaceful abode of the freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi. Also, there is a museum connected with this spot where you will find a lot of details from history preserved diligently.
Visit the place between 8.30 am to 6.30 pm. Entering this museum does not cost you a single penny. It is absolutely free! Its exact location is in Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Hridaya Kunj, Old Wadaj, in Ahmedabad.
- Watch a movie at the Sunset Drive in cinema
The night life of Ahmedabad is not boring at all. You can watch a movie in the sunset drive cinema. This watch like a must. Now, you can say that nothing is special about watching a movie here. It is similar to that of watching a movie in the theatre hall. Well, that is not the case. The sunset drive shows you cinema in an open air space. And, the experience that you draw is that of nostalgia. In earlier times, people used to watch cinemas in this manner.
This area has the largest screen for watching films in the whole of Asia. To take you to this location, there are more than 60 private cars. All you need to do is to book one and ask them to take you to sunset drive. You will be there at once.
- Enjoy a sneak peak of Jhulta Minara
If you are a true adventurer, you will obviously look for something history in a new place. So, while you are hunting for one, let me tell you Ahmadabad provides you with this dose of adventure. When you are in the city, do not forget to pay a visit to the Jhulta Minara. Many know it by the name of shaking Minara because one minaret shakes the rest of them starts vibrating. For entering you have to pay a small amount of fee. The timings for entering this location are from 9 am in the morning to 5 pm in the evening.
- Admire the vintage cars in the Auto World Vintage Car Museum
The Auto World Vintage Car Museum is considered as one of the largest and the biggest place for automobiles in the whole country. Further, people regard it to be one of the best museums in the world. The famous vintage cars kept in this museum are inclusive of models like Rolls Royce, Daimler, Lincoln and many more. If you have a soft corner for vintage cars, this place is apt for you.
Another speciality that this museum offers, rather a surprise for all the visitors is that you are allowed to travel on your favored vintage car for a while. The entry fee for each person is INR 50. The time allot for visitors is from 8 am to 9 pm.
- Shop at the Law Garden
Shopping is your favorite hobby. Especially for women, a lot of shopaholics are going to love Ahmadabad for the Law Garden. This place makes you to tread back to the memories that you have already had with the city. The shopping arena is famous for its handicrafts, popular Gujarat outfits, and various other amenities. And when it’s the shopping spree that this place instigates in you, you have the sole right to bargain. The fun that bargaining gives while shopping is found nowhere in this world. Reach this destination after 11.00 am.
- Take a guided heritage walk
Walking down the streets of Ahmedabad along with its history being illustrated by a guide is amazing. When you go to travel to a new city, you must be interested to know the whereabouts of the city. For the benefit of the tourists, the municipal corporation of the city hosts a daily walk throughout the old remains of the city. Besides the heritage buildings of the city, you will notice the amazing common courtyards and impressive sights.
- Spend your evening at the Victoria Garden
Being located at the south of the Bhadra fort, taking a walk in the evening in the Victoria Garden is bliss. The peaceful ambience that the garden holds is a clear indication of tranquility and harmony of human beings with nature.
After knowing all the beautiful places of Ahmedabad, start planning for your trip. List down to those places where you would love to go.