Situated on the banks of the River Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, the city of Ahmed Shah (Medieval ruler of Gujarat), is recognized as a place with a rich history and culture. One of the most visited tourist destinations in India, Ahmedabad offers a tourist myriad opportunities to explore a unique style of architecture, showing marked traces of Hindu and Islamic styles (Indo-Saracenic style of architecture) alike. Often referred to as the 'Manchester of the East', it is currently globally famous for its textile thriving industry.
Founded by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411 to serve as the capital of the Sultanate of Gujarat, Ahmedabad derives its name from its founder. Eminently associated with the great leader, Mahatma Gandhi, this city has been a base and has seen a series of ups and downs in the history of India. This historical adherence is a major point of attraction among tourists all over the world.
Offering a number of tourist attractions in India, ranging from monuments to amusement parks; from museums to forts; from mosques to temples - Ahmedabad is a city of variety blending the ethnicity and modernity to perfect balance. In the city of Ahmedabad, Sarkhej, Adlaj Vav, Lothal, Modhera, Patan, Gandhinagar, Mahudi, Nalsarovar Wildlife Sanctuary are some of the most frequented tourist attractions in India.
The various festivals, and events celebrated in Ahmedabad are also some of the reasons for the huge influx of tourists to this beautiful city. The traditional festivities of Navratri and Rath Yatra are the main entertaining occasions that the people indulge in here. Apart from these, Ahmedabad also hosts the contemporary International Kite Festival which is again a crowd puller. Well connected by excellent road network, railway system and the air services, the city of Ahmedabad is easily reachable from most of the other important cities of India.
In order to make the tour to Ahmedabad a memorable and worthwhile one, you need to put up at the right kind of accommodation. Select from a variety of luxury and economy hotels as per your needs and preferences. Most of the lodging options are strategically positioned in the business centers and at accessible distance from the airport, the railway station and the tourist attractions in Ahmedabad.
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