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Ahmedabad is the leading metropolis of Gujarat. Ahmedabad was the capital of Gujarat and the judicial capital too because Gujarat HC (High Court) is in Ahmedabad as well. Experts call this city as fiscal capital of the state. This fifth biggest metropolitan region of India is having a populace of around 6.4 million. “Ahmedabad is the quickest developing city of India," explained by Forbes Magazine in 2010. The research firm of market IMRB affirmed that Ahmedabad is the finest city for living in India. This stunning city is positioned near the river Sabarmati which is just 32 kms away from the capital of Gujarat.

Today Ahmedabad is important city as it is turned as big-business center and many companies are establishing their trade in the city. This city was established on February 26, 1411, and founder was Sultan Ahmed Shah. The creation of city was done as the sultan was looking for the region to serve as the capital of Gujarat. This city was named behind his name as Ahmed to Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad is housed of textile business, and lots of industries are constructed in the city. Textile is the major factor for earning of Gujarat state, and because of such Ahmedabad is named as Manchester of the East India.

Ahmedabad is also turned as the Indian tourist place and people are reaching throughout the world. This walled city is having ample of forts because many rulers came and ruled on this city in history. Ample of tourist attraction places are available in Ahmedabad where people can visit.

Gandhi Ashram: the one important tourist attraction in Ahmedabad is Gandhi Ashram. Ahmedabad is the city where Mahatma Gandhi set up Satyagraha Ashram in 1920. This ashram is situated on western banks of the river Sabarmati.

Akshardham Temple: This is one more temple where tourist must visit. This temple is beautifully constructed with ample of small temples.

Sidi Sayid Mosque: The Sidi Sayid Mosque is constructed with tracery stone. The pattern applied in the Mosque is like a banyan tree, though the windows are another attractive thing to watch.

Temple “Hathee Singh Jain”: a temple built in 1848 by Sheth Hathee Singh. This temple is located in the external area of Delhi Gate. There are 52 shrines accessible in this temple, and Tirthankar Jain is special among them.

Mosque of Sidi Bashir: The mosque of Sidi Bashir is located in the external area of Sarangpur Gate. This attractive spot is capable to shake and lead vibration in the human body.

Lake Kankaria: A round shape Lake Kankaria was built in AD 1451 and founder was Sultan Qutub-ud-din. This lake tenders the tourist with significance spots such as an island garden which is identified as Nagina Wadi. Here people can enjoy park, a boat club, aquarium, zoo and historical museum.

Bhadra Fort: If you are staying in Ahmedabad during Republic Day or Independence Day, you can watch the beautiful celebration in Bhadra Fort in Ahmedabad. The temple devoted to Goddess Bhadrakal is also special spot for a tourist.

Teen Darwaza: Darwaza is the Hindi word which means the door. Teen Darwaza is the biggest door available at the royal entrance of the Bhadra Fort. This door is constructed with high material which could be different experience for a tourist.

Museum Calico: The museum Calico is another tourist place where a tourist can watch fabric, yarn and textiles formation. This museum was founded in 1949 by Ms Gira Sarabhai.

Loads of other Indian tourist places are obtainable where a tourist can visit in Ahmedabad such as the Kite Museum, Rani Sipri's Mosque, Raj Babri Mosque, Shreyas Museum of Folk Art, Rani Rupmati's Mosque, and Utensil Museum.

Tourists can enjoy places such as Nalsarovar Wildlife Sanctuary, Sarkhej, Lothal, Adlaj Vav, Modhera, Gandhinagar, Patan, and Mahudi which as some special destinations in Ahmedabad.

Complete Gujarat is famous for celebrating the events and festivals whereas Ahmedabad is on the pinnacle in this list. Visitors can enjoy the events and festivals like Navratri and Rath Yatra, which are two main festivals of Ahmedabad. The International Kite Festival in Makaar Sankranti is also special and people are reaching Ahmedabad to watch the celebration at this time.

Transport to reach Ahmedabad
By Air: airport in Ahmedabad is known as SVPIA (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport). It is just 14 km away from Ahmedabad and properly linked with all major cities of India. Many direct flights from international regions are also available such as New York, Muscat, Colombo and London.

By Train: railway station of Ahmedabad is exactly linked with countless major cities of India which include Mumbai, Delhi and Calcutta.

By Bus: Gujarat is famous for its clean roads and Mumbai is the closest metro to this city. Tourist will get deluxe bus services every day from Mumbai and many other cities.

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