The city with a glorious past, Ahmedabad is a bustling city with a rich legacy of Hindu and Muslim influence. The destination is known for glorious museums, temples, landmarks and more such points of attraction. The charm of this city is captivating enough for travellers to plan a day trip around and explore these hidden treasures, which have a story to tell.
The place where Mahatma Gandhi with live to do his last struggle of Indian independence, Sabarmati Ashram is still one of the top visited locations in the city. It’s undoubtedly the most popular landmark of Ahmedabad and is basically a colony where Khadi udyog was initiated. Mahatma Gandhi’s belongings such as eyeglasses, slippers, books and charkha can still be found here.
Built by the founder of Ahmedabad, Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411, Teen Darwaza was once the royal entrance to Royal Square or Maidan Shahi. It was at this place where polo games and royal precessions were held. Its Islamic architecture is the living proof of the diversity that once was a part of Ahmedabad.
Reflecting fine craftsmanship, this temple was built in 1850 by a Jain Merchant, Huthising Kesarsing. This magnificent site is made of marble, which is very intricately carved in the entire structure. The paved courtyard of this temple has 52 cubicles, housing shrines dedicated to different Tirthankaras, which makes it a must visit place in the city.
Such giant step wells in Ahmedabad are very common and people from that era used to ornament these structures. Also named as Adalaj Vav, it has wonderful platforms and galleries, making it one of the finest places to visit in the city. It was built in 1499 by Rudabai and the carved pillars provide the ideal place to rest for a while.