Gujarat’s largest city, Ahmedabad welcomes its patrons with an alluring breeze of culture, cuisine and color. Also known as “Manchester of the East” for being the second largest cotton producer of the nation, it has a history of different names – Ashaval, Ashapalli, Amdavad. The present day name, “Ahmedabad” owes its legacy to its ruler Sultan Ahmed Shah who named it in 1411. Located on the beautiful banks of the Sabarmati river, the “Land of Gandhi” is a modern avenue, and a significant economic and industrial center of India. As a traveler you will be overwhelmed by the charm of Gujarati food, which is considered as one of the most delicious cuisines in the world. The spirit of Ahmedabad is generously enlightened by Gandhi’s principles of non-violence and peace that you can experience during your hospitable stay in the city. Also, due to the same reason, alcohol consumption is prohibited throughout the city. However, alcoholic drinks may be bought at the airport. Also, smoking is strictly prohibited at the public places. Before you plan your Ahmedabad city tour and initiate the hotel booking process, you must know that your journey to the seventh largest Indian city shall be very comfortable. Ahmedabad is really commended for the world class transportation services. It is well approachable via all sorts of transport – flight (International and Domestic), train and road. The city enjoys the reputation of high-end highway set-ups and is recognized for the best roads in the country. So, check out the tour packages for Ahmedabad that best suit you and get ready to explore what makes this city an attractive tourist destination! The modern outlook has transformed the “city of mills” into the “city of malls” and it is super easy to buy any modern day item from the avalanche of designer stores mushroomed across the town. While you are on your Ahmedabad sightseeing tour, there are plethora of wonderful hot spots to be explored. Popular for its unique architecture, Ahmedabad projects a remarkable fusion of Hindu-Islamic beliefs that is sure to captivate your memory for long. Grab important tips from you travel agent in Ahmedabad and visit the awesome sites of Sabarmati Ashram, Sabarmati Riverfront, Adalaj Stepwell, Jhulta Minara, Bhadra Fort, Ahmad Shah’s Tomb, Law Garden, etc. There are some must visit museums that are well known for preserving the artifacts – Calico Museum of Textiles, Kite Museum, Auto World Vintage Car Museum, and Vechaar Utensils Museum. Other sites of great interest are Kankaria Lake (city’s biggest lake), Vastrapur Lake, Thor Lake, Gujarat Science City, Maniar’s Wonderland Snow Park, Shanku’s Water Park, Kamla Nehru Zoo, and Rann of Kutch Wildlife. If you keep interest in religion and mythology, then it is good to visit Swaminarayan Temple, Hathee Singh Temple, Iskon Temple, Vaishno Devi Temple, Kashtabhanjan Hanuman Temple, Amar Dham, Gurdwara Gobind Dham, Raj Babri Mosque, Jama Masjid, Sidi Saiyed Mosque, Rani Rupmati Mosque, and Rani Sipri’s Mosque. So, connect with your tour operator of Ahmedabad today and discover a worthy world where people love the spirit of festivals and traditions.