Ahmedabad also was known as Amdavad is the largest city and former capital of Gujarat. It was the capital of the state before 1970. The city is located on the banks of the river Sabarmati at an elevation of 53 meters. It has a dry climate with the highest recorded temperature of 48.5 C and the lowest temperature of 5 C. The three main seasons are summer (April- June), monsoon (July to October) and winter (November- March). Summers are extremely hot and dry; the climate is humid in the monsoon and cold during the winters. Considering the temperatures, the best time to visit Ahmedabad is during winters when the temperature is between 5-20 degrees Celsius. The city is well connected via road, rail, and air. GetMeCab is one of the ideal choices for reaching Ahmedabad and exploring the city.
There are lots of interesting places in Ahmedabad
which fascinates the people and tourist like:
• Gandhi Ashram (Sabarmati Ashram)
Established on the banks of the river Sabarmati in 1917, Gandhi Ashram was the focal point from where India's struggle for Independence started. The ashram was the home of Mahatma Gandhi till 1930. It was also called as Satyagraha Ashram throughout the Independence struggle. Gandhi Ashram is bordered by shady trees giving peaceful environment. It has a library, photo galleries, auditorium and a museum. Lots of books are present in the library that will give you a precious insight into the life history of Mahatma Gandhi. The museum exhibits the real life of Mahatma Gandhi along with an archive of letters written by him. The tourists can visit the Gandhi Ashram from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm daily. It is one of the best tourist places in Ahmedabad for history lovers. Book your Ahmedabad Taxi Service at GetMeCab and visit this place with family or friends and experience the warmth of Mahatma Gandhi.
• Kankaria Lake
Kankaria Lake, formerly known as Hauz-e-qutub is one of the most famous and the biggest lakes of Ahmedabad. This serene lake is polygonal in shape having 34 corners and is located on the southeastern outskirts of Ahmedabad. It has an island garden with a summer palace known as Nagina Wadi in the center. The lake is the famous recreational center and is encircled by parks, a boat club, Bal Vatika, history museum, zoo and many more. The toy train is very popular among the tourist, which lets you travel the whole Kankaria Lake. This lake is a good place to hang out with friends or family. Visit this place with GetMeCab and enjoy the peaceful and breathtaking view. Book your Ahmedabad Taxi Service now!!
• Sidi Sayed Masjid
The Sidi Sayeed Masjid is a well-known mosque in the city of Ahmedabad. It was constructed by Sidi Sayed, one of the slaves of Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1573. The screen of the mosque is framed in ten semi-circular windows. The carvings are made of solid stone and represent a tree with inter-knitted branches thus giving a fine look. Sidi Sayed Jhali is a marvelous example of Indo-Saracenic architecture and is among the most adorable monuments in India. Book your Ahmedabad Taxi Service at GetMeCab to visit this old heritage.
• Vastrapur Lake
Vastrapur Lake lies in the western part of Ahmedabad and is named after Narsinh Mehta. The lake is surrounded by beautiful gardens and serves as a central hub of Ahmedabad. A large number of people visit this place every weekend. The lake looks immensely attractive when fed with the waters of Narmada River. It also has an open-air theater and children's park. So, let your kids enjoy this lush green environment in the middle of such a busy city of Ahmedabad. Book your Ahmedabad Taxi Service at GetMeCab and visit this popular spot in the city.
• Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid of Ahmedabad is one of the most beautiful mosques in India. It was built by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1423.It depicts an amazing blend of Muslim and Hindu styles of architecture. The arcades and mosque are built of stunning yellow sandstone and carved with intricate details. The main prayer hall has a roof supported by 260 columns and 15 domes. Some of the central domes are carved like lotus flowers, just like typical domes of Jain temples. One of the innermost windows controversially has a carving of an 'Om' symbol. Since many years, it is being used by the public for prayers. Book your Ahmedabad Taxi Service at GetMeCab and experience the architectural beauty of this old heritage.
• Science City
Located at Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway, Science City is a government's initiative to attract more students towards education in science. It is actually a fun way to get familiarized with the world of science. The center has something for everyone including Energy Park, Life Science Park, IMAX 3D theatre, musical fountain, hall of space and many more. It's a great place for kids as the center helps them in understanding the basic concepts of science in a fun and frolic way. Book your Ahmedabad Taxi Service at GetMeCab and visit this place with your family, as it is a very knowledgeable place for kids under 5 to 12.
• Bhadra Fort
The Bhadra Fort was built by Ahmed Shah, the city founder in 1411 and is named after the famous temple of Bhadrakali. It is one of the royal forts that occupy the topmost rank in tourist attractions. A couple of Government offices are located in the vicinity of the fort. 'Teen Darwaza' on the eastern side of the fort is another tourist attraction spot in Ahmedabad. The fort has splendid balconies, arches which are richly embellished. Each gate is unique and has a history of it. Book your Ahmedabad Taxi Service at GetMeCab and experience the history of the city as this place truly reflects the history of Ahmedabad.
• Jhulta Minaret
Jhulta Minar, meaning Shaking Minaret is an embodiment of historic architecture. A typical example of superb craftsmanship, Jhulta Minar is a part of Siddi Bashir mosque. The mosque is constructed in such a way that if one minaret is shaken, the others begin to vibrate too. The mechanism that leads to vibration is still unknown. One of the interesting facts about this structure is that it can withstand the pressure of fast-moving trains that pass from a distance not far away from the minaret. Book your Ahmedabad Taxi Service at GetMeCab and visit this historic fortification.
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