Heritage Walk

Hub(s) : Ahmedabad Metro

General

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.

Reporting Address :-Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Swaminarayan Mandir Road, Old City, Kalupur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001

Reporting Time :- 7:30 A.M To 7:45 A.M  (Including Slide Show)

Starting Time :- 08:00 A.M

Ending Time :- 10:30 A.M 

Ending Address :- Jama Masjid Manek Chowk, Gandhi Rd, Danapidth, Khadia, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001

Standard Package :-

Indian Citizen Per Person: Rs.200/- (Inclusive Tax)

Foreign Citizen Per Person: Rs.300/- (Inclusive Tax)

Luxury Package :- (Including Gujarati Breakfast)

Indian Citizen Per Person: Rs.350/- (Inclusive Tax)

Foreign Citizen Per Person: Rs.450/- (Inclusive Tax)

(T) : 1800 233 9008

(M) : +91 98250 91049, +91 98251 25920

Email : amdavadheritagetours@gmail. com

FurtherInformationVisit :- https:// heritagewalkahmedabad.com/

 

 

 

Interesting facts

The history of Ahmedabad begins in the eleventh century with the Solanki King Karandev 1, ruler of Anhilwara (Modern Patan). He waged a war against a Bhil King Ashapallof Ashaval, and after his victory established a city called karnavati on the bank of the river Sabarmati at site of Modern Ahmedabad. Solanki rule lasted until the thirteenth century, when Gujarat came under the control of the vaghela dynasty of dwarka. Gujarat was conquered by the sultanate of delhi at the end of the thirteenth century at the beginning of the fifteenth century an independent sultanate ruled by the muslim Muzaffarid dynasty was established in Gujarat, and in 14thsultan ahmed shah renamed karnavati Ahmedabad and established it as his capital, Ahmedabad was the capital of the sultanate for 162 years (1411 – 1573)

 

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.