Adalaj Step Well
Adalaj Step Well
Things to Do
Things to Do
The Tin Darwaza or Triple Gateway at Ahmadabad, in Gujarat is located on MG Road near Jamu Masjid. It was constructed during the period of Sultan Ahmad Shah (r.1411-42) as the principle gateway to the Royal Square of the Palace complex. The three arches are 24 feet in height...
This Mosque was built by Sidi Saiyyad in 1572. It is well known for the carved widows design of intertwined trees and foliage. This intricately carved stone window is cut and carved from a single piece of stone.
The step well in Ahmedabad (north near Gandhinagar) was built by Ruda, wife of the Vaghela chief, Virsinh is an amazing stone architectural wonder built with interlocking stone and no cement. The “Vavas” or step wells have seven stories. Step wells were the air conditioned...
Adalaj Ni Vav
The Adalaj step-well is a popular tourist attraction of the city and is situated 18 km. north of Ahmedabad. The well was built in 1499 A.D. by Queen Rudabai. The step well or Vav, as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is five stories deep. The carvings on...
Gandhiji , the Father of our nation lived in this Ashram on the banks of river Sabarmati in Ahmedabad. You can get a glimpse of one of the greatest men in history in the adjoining ashram museum. You will need atleast three hours to do justice to this amazing place.
Hathi Sinh Jain Temple
One of the finest Jain temples you will ever find.It is situated right in the heart of Ahmedabad City in Gujarat. The rock carvings are so intricate that you will be left speechless. The Jain religion is one of the most ancient religions of the world .Jains worship the...
Cama Park Plaza
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Comfort Inn Sunset
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Just start at Khanpur gate and walk toward Tin Darwaza at about 9:00 PM. Then start asking Khana? Make a hand motion like you are eating something. You should get directed to this cart for great Kebabs. You can eat for 107 rupees for two people including bottled water.
The Green House: Fine dining in Ahmadabad
We ate all our meals on our last visit at The Green House , which is situated in House of MG Hotel, (see accommodation tip) where we stayed. Located under a covered pavilion on the ground floor of the building, there are freshly cooked Indian snacks, fresh fruit juices and...
fun republic.: life begins when sun sets in ahmedabad.
It's a great place for you to have fun together with your family n' friends, in so many ways - cinema, shopping, music, food, books, bowling alley, games! A whole new country within the city to have fun and entertainment! A world-class 2.20 lakh sq. ft., Family Entertainment...
Overnight Train to Ahmadabad
We had no trouble at all booking our train journey to Ahmadabad from Mumbai. We did the booking at the reservation centre (Central Railways) near where the taxi's stand.They have a foreign tourist counter, which has a quota for visitors.The Gujerat Mail was our train, and we...
Way to Go
Ahmadabad traffic is insane. We did find that using Autorickshaws was most convienent way to get around, but choose your driver carefully. Make sure that he speaks a bit of English, or understands at least. We were taken to places we had not specified, and always just a...
Law Garden Night Markets: Hand-made treasures
The Night Markets sell a wide array of the famous mirrorwork clothing and textiles that Gujerat is famous for. Most of the wares are made in Rahn of Kutch area.The Bead & mirror-work is all done by hand, and is quite exquisite. Long,traditional skirts are a swirl of colour....
india a shoppers paradise
generally there are not any specific places to shop around .you could move on cg road or go to the old part of the city after crossing the bridge near 3 gates, bhadra area. you will find many surprising bargains. We have many shopping centres and grocery stores. Some...
Gujarat is a Dry state. This means that Alcohol/ liquor is illegal and if any body is caught with any alcohol without the required permit, it is treated as a criminal offense and the person is put in jail. ETIQUETTE POINTS These are just a few tips to keep in mind- We shake...
This is how devotees think of the city where Lord Krishna settled over 5000 years ago after leaving Mathura for ever, and where he reigned for 100 years. For pilgrims Dwarka's, presiding deity remains Shri Krishna, and they flock there in their thousands from all parts of...
don't become too friendly with the strangers.
Exchange your money only through authorized banks or Moneychangers and always insist on a receipt. -- Do not encourage touts for shopping or changing currency. - “IST” or Indian standard time is better known as Indian “Stretchable” time! Yeah, that’s right, Indians are not...
adjust yourself with city to city.
light weight bags. backpacks.
in summer light cotton clothes, shorts, t-shirts, sports shoes or thongs will do. in winter take wollen clothes to keep you warm enough. jeans and jumpers for winter. summers are very hot and winters very cold. esstimated temperatures in summer...
visit to the sunday market- gurjari.
gujari [ sunday market, held only on sundays.] sprawled over 8,753 yards of the river bed, 'Khas Bazaar', as it was referred to in 1411, when it was first set up during the reign of Ahmed Shah, the king of ahmedabad.since then it is in the regularly gathering in the same spot near ellisbridge, in the river bed. it takes some 30 minutes from your hotel taj ummed to reach at this place. while moving in this market make sure you take care of your things.beware of pickpocketers. you will find the worldest greatest bargains here. from a tiny pin to huge elephant all is available here. no webaddress or phone nos. for this place. anyone can guide you to gujari on sunday.
Written Jun 16, 2004
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Arial view of Tekra
There are about 200,000 residents packed into the slum area of Tekra (green polygon). Even in the slums you can see a sort of stratification of society. The further you go into the city the smaller the makeshift houses become. The poorest residents make a living collecting...
visit c.g road and also the old part of the city. u will see many wonders. dear friends, please do share your experiences and views. i am the resident of ahmedabad. and i have taken care for giving this information to you, so that you can enjoy my city most. happy journey....
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