About Ahmedabad

SABARMATI ASHRAM (16 km)

Popular with tourists, this was once the house of Mahatma Gandhi founded by him in 1915. It lies on a tranquil stretch of the Sabarmati River and now houses a handicrafts centre, a handmade paper factory and a spinning wheel factory.

RAILWAY STATION (10 km)

One of the six operating divisions of the Western Railway, Ahmedabad is connected to all the major cities of India. The Ahmedabad Railway Station and Maninagar Railway Station are the main terminals for the city.

SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (22 km)

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is 9 Kilometers north of Ahmedabad city and has both domestic and international flights. Connected with all major cities, it offers snack bars, shopping and facilities for the physically challenged.

KANKARIA LAKE (9 km)

A perfect place to see the sunset, this polygon lake offers pleasant walks, a recreational place and an island garden. Attracting good birdlife, a huge zoo, aquarium and children's park stands by the lake. It was created in 1451 by Sultan Qutubuddin.

CG ROAD (7 km)

Centrally location in Ahmedabad, CG Road was remade in the 90's after which the road turned into a major financial hub. Today, it houses many major malls, restaurants and shopping centres.

ELLIS BRIDGE (6 km)

This major landmark structure in the city in an artery of public transport across the Sabarmati River, Modern extensions have been constructed on either side of the original bridge to support heavy traffic.

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (6 km)

The second IIM to be established in India in 1961, this educational institution is rated the most prestigious management school in the country.

AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE (40km)

The Akshardham Temple is located in Ghandhinagar, 20 Kilometers from Ahmedabad. With a blend of traditional sandstone carving and state of the art technologies like fibre optics and sound & light shows, it is one of the finest modern temples in India.

KHANPUR (9 km)

A residential area on the outskirts of the city, the neighbourhood of Khanpur also houses commercial outlets.

JUMMA MASJID (9 km)

Referred to as the most beautiful mosque of the East, it is an outstanding example of the Indo-Saracenic architecture. It took 13 years to complete and is constructed around a pool. Supported by 210 slim pillers, it caters separately for men and women.