Founded in the 15th century, Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujrat. The city is a vibrant business district and rising centre of education, information technology and scientific industries. Divided in two - the old city and the new city; The city offers different moods right from the hustle-bustle of C.G. Road in the heart of Ahmedabad to the quite retreat of of the Sabarmati Ashram. Ahmedabad enjoys a thriving cultural tradition, being the centre of Gujarati cultural activities and diverse traditions of different ethnic and religious communities. Popular celebrations and observances include Uttarayan - an annual kite-flying day on 14 January and the nine nights of Navratri - celebrated with people performing Garba - the folk dance of Gujarat - at venues across the city.
Places to Visit
Ahmedabad having glorious heritage compared to many other cities. Ahmedabad has plenty of historical monuments, which serve as the main tourist attraction destinations of the city. There are Religious Places like Ahmed Shah Mosque, Akshardham Temple,Hathee Singh Temple,Jama Masjid,Rani Rupmati Mosque, Sidi Sayed Mosque,Swaminarayan Temple. Monuments like Bhadra Fort,Dada Hari Vav, Jhulta Minar,Sarkhej Roza,Teen Darwaza.
Amdavadi are crazy for food and most of families use to go in hotels on weekends. there are lots of varieties to eat. Even at 2 am you would get good quality food with low price at manek-chowk. There are many must visit food places like IIIM-A Road, Vastrapur lake, 'Jail na bhajiya' at sabarmati central jail, bhadra for non-veg.
Compared to other cities there is very less night life. For night life you specially have to go at particular places like manekchowk, Shah-E-Alam, Ellis Bridge, etc.