On the ancient site of Ashaval and Karnavati, Ahmedabad was found on 1411. The City of Ahmedabad has some of the finest India, Islamic monuments and exquisite Hindu and Jain temples. Its carved wooden houses are another unique architectural tradition.
A special feature of Ahmedabad is the plan of the old city comprising numerous pols, self-contained neighborhoods, sheltering large numbers of peoples. Some of these virtually small villages, traversed by narrow streets, usually terminating in square with community wells and chabutaras for feeding birds, gates, Cul-de-sacs and secret passages. To experience the glory of Ahmedabad, it is necessary to walk through an old quarter and truly observe the nature of its architecture, its art, religious places, its culture and traditions.
With the purpose of unveiling the city to the tourists and the citizens themselves, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has arranged this HERITAGE WALK OF AHMEDABAD.
A special slide show and guided tour are available. During the walk the guide explains the historical background and important of the places covered under the route. The tour commences at Swaminarayan Mandir, Kalupur at 8.00 a.m. daily and terminates at Manek Chowk Jumma Masjid at 10.30 a.m.
The administrative charges for the tour are fixed. School student Rs. 30/-, Indian visitor citizens Rs. 50/- and Rs. 100/- for International guests.
For Further Information please contact to Heritage Cell, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Block-A, First Floor, Sardar Patel Bhavan, Sardar Patel Road, Danapith, Ahmedabad - 380 001. INDIA
(T): 079-25351019 Email: email@example.com
How to get there
By road: Gujarat has one of the better developed road networks in India. Ahmedabad is well connected with all major cities and towns by road. Prominent bus stops are located at Gitamandir near Kalupur Railway Station and Paldi. Regular bus services are available by Gujarat state transport buses and private operators to all the major destinations of the state.
By rail: The main railway station is located in Kalupur area. This station falls under the prominent national railway circuit and is connected to all major cities of India. If you are on the western side of the Sabarmati river, then you can go to the Gandhigram station near Ashram road to buy your railway tickets easily.
By air: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel airport at Ahmedabad is an international airport with direct flights to USA, UK, Singapore, Dubai and other international hubs. Numerous domestic flights are also operational from here.