The Indian city of Ahmedabad isn’t considered much of a tourist destination, but it nonetheless offers plenty of opportunities for exploration and relaxation – something easy to do for a city with a population around seven million. Founded in the 11th century, Ahmedabad boasts many historical sites. But it is not a city stuck in the past, shown through its modern offices and malls and increasingly educated citizens.
Hotels in Ahmedabad are scattered throughout the city, with a high concentration in the city center and along SG Highway
. Cheaper hotels can generally be found in the old town area, while the higher end and newer hotels are found in the affluent Navrangpura area. Buses and rickshaws provide the most convenient means of traversing the city, and taxis are accessible mostly by bookings.
From vibrating minarets of ancient mosques to the home of Mahatma Gandhi, there is plenty of history to explore within the city. Museums document the history and culture of the area, and one of the world’s finest textile museums
can be found here. Festivals are celebrated throughout the year, and visiting during times such as Dawali or Navaratri will surely enhance the adventure. Educational institutions have but Ahmedabad on the map, and the city has become something of a landmark for good education practices.
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