Things to Do in Ahmedabad
Things to Do in Ahmedabad – Ahmedabad is a place of beautiful landscape and sceneries which holds a lot of mysterious histories of ancient India. Ahmedabad is a centre of tourism and beautiful attractions; a place that even if you are visiting for the first time you would have to visit over and over again just because it is known to be the largest and most famous city in Gujarat and has packaged a lot of surprises for anyone on tour.
Here I would be sharing with you things you need to do in Ahmedabad that will leave an unforgettable extraordinary experience in your mind.
#01 – A Visit to Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
Akshardham is a Hindu temple that is located on the banks of river Yamuna in Ahmedabad. It is a spiritual centre that is marvelous for exploring, sightseeing and pilgrimage. Every area in the temple has something to thrill a local, visitor or tourist.
The temple is made with high-quality carving and beautiful architecture; the temple and its parts are locked with ancient secrets of architectural design from the year of 1781 to 1830 until 1900. The attraction of the temple is as a result of the beautiful decorated carved statues of dancers, fauna, deities, flora and a lot more.
The stones that were used in building the temple are pink colouredRajesthiam sandstones and Italian Carrera marble giving it a firm and solid structure with a lot of aesthetic beauty. The temple has 9 domes, 234 pillars, 2000 deity statues and they are about 148 life-sized elephant statues having the weight of 3000 tons.
Entry fee: The temple has two parts – one part of the complex is free while the other is paid. Entering the main temple is free for anyone but the areas that reveal the life of Swaminarayan, its historical achievement and aspect of India history will require you to buy a ticket ranging from 100 to 170 according to your age or social status.
The temple opens 9:30 am and closes 6:30 pm each day. The best time to visit is during working days and not holidays. During the late afternoons, you will have enough time to explore all the attractions and be able to attend the musical fountain show at the right time.
#02 – A Tour to Law Garden
You can’t proudly say that you had a completed visit to Ahmedabad city without taking a tour of the Law Garden. The law garden has a lot to offer you for shopping and enjoyment. It is a. Amazing place to shop your Gujarat dress material with a lot of bargaining of about 50 percent. This market is famous for night shopping where you can purchase a lot of things at a reasonable and cheap price.
It has a good and lovely environment which comprise a shopping area, kids play area and food court type area. It mostly attracts great locality and a decent crowd at night shopping.
In all, it is the main place to buy your traditional Gujrat such as mojris, dupattas, chaniya, Gujarati, suits, jewelry and many more. You would find a lot of shops on the street for foodies with varieties ranging from south Indian to Chinese, and from starter to the main course.
#03 – A visit to Adelaj stepwell
Have you ever seen a beautiful step well before? If you are in Ahmadabad or planning a visit to Ahmadabad, I recommend you to visit Adalaj Step-well so you will see for yourself what you will live to remember. I tell you that what you will see will be very fascinating that you will keep on recommending and telling others about your beautiful experience.
Although, there are other step-wells that were built in Gujarat from 5th century to 19th-century and Adalaj Step-well emerge to be the most famous and popular one.
After you have tours through these places you can say anywhere that you had a great experience in Ahmedabad and they would all enjoy your story. Finally, I promise you will come back!