Category: Ahmedabad

Explore the Sanctuary – Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

The lake – Nalsarovar – and the wetlands around it were declared a bird sanctuary in 1969. Spread over 120 sq.kms, the lake and the extensive reed beds and marshes are an ideal habitat for aquatic plants and animals. The...

Utelia Palace – Lothal

This Heritage Hotel, 7 km from Lothal, was built around the turn of the century to replace the former wooden palace. It is a beautiful place to visit and also offers accommodation (for those with a relatively high budget). Lothal...

Swaminarayan Temple – Ahmedabad

This temple is the first temple of the Swaminarayan sect to have been built. In 1822, the land was given by the British government to do so, and Swaminarayan himself entrusted the responsibility for the construction of the temple to...

Jama Masjid – Ahmedabad

Just west of Manek Chowk stands the magnificent Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), built in 1423 during the reign of Ahmedabad’s founder Ahmed Shah I. While all around the mosque lies the hectic frenzy of the center of the old city,...

Vechaar Utensils Museum – Ahmedabad

Built in 1981 within the vicinity of Vishalla Village Restaurant is the VECHAAR (Vishalla Environmental Centre for Heritage of Art, Architecture and Research) Utensils Museum, a brainchild of architect Mr. Surender C. Patel. It is an effort to cherish and...

Shreyas Folk Museum – Ahmedabad

In many ways this museum is a tribute to the indefatigable spirit of the Gujarati women who have added remarkable value to the Gujarati heritage with their soulful crafts and unbound imagination. Displayed here the art forms range from varied...

Science City – Ahmedabad

Located off the Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway, Science City is an ambitious initiative of the government of Gujarat to trigger an inquiry of science in the mind of a common citizen with the aid of entertainment and experiential knowledge. Covering an...

Sardar Patel National Museum – Ahmedabad

This National Museum is housed in the Moti Shahi Mahal in the Shahibaug area. It was constructed between 1618 and 1622 for the Shah Jahan. The building was later used as a British cantonment to house the senior officials. In...

N C Mehta Gallery – Ahmedabad

The N C Mehta Collection of Miniature Paintings is located In the complex of the L D Institute Of Indology. Collected from all over India, this exquisite and ornate collection of miniature paintings can be quite appealing to one with...

Community Science Center – Ahmedabad

In a time when we need to seriously question our textbooks, and our competition-inducing education system as a whole, the Vikram Sarabhai COMMUNITY SCIENCE CENTER provides a valuable insight on how to keep the joy for learning alive. Started in...

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