Very recently Ahmedabad was conferred with World’s Heritage Site by UNESCO, explains the importance of the city in map of world and India Tourism. History of Ahmedabad is interesting and initially it was established on the bank of river Sabarmati. Modern Ahmedabad is divided by the Sabarmati river, one side of the river is the old city and other side of the river is newly planned township.
The old city is much unplanned and houses are centuries old. The old Ahmedabad city is famous for the cheap and best shopping. Most of the wholesale market is situated in the old city itself. There are two famous shopping hubs in the old city, Lal Darwaja and Kalupur. The visitors of Ahmedabad city who doesn’t mind branded items but believe in quality must tour Lal Darwaja for a shopping. Lal Darwaja is also famous for nightlife among non-vegetarian foodie people. Delicious and variety of non-vegetarian food are served in dinner time.
Markets at Kalupur are famous for household raw materials for cooking. There are whole-sellers of such items in Kalupur. Ahmedabad city railway station is situsted in Kalupur. Ahmedabad was regarded in the world as Manchester of East. New-cloth market is situated in Kalupur. Kankaria lake is worth a visit for boating, amusement parks for children and the zoo.
During the Ahmedabad city tour modern city, situated other side of the river must not be ignored at all. Among famous Ahmedabad city sights are Mahatma Gandhi Ashram situated at Ashram road near collector’s office, C.G. Road for branded items shopping, revolving Nilkanth Patang Resturant, Sabarmati river-front and many more.
The fairs and festivals of Ahmedabad are attractive. The international kite festival during Uttarayan festival of India is famous among tourists. People of Ahmedabad are culture and traditions loving. Most of the people are business oriented and love holidays to enjoy life with their family members. Ahmedabad is known for peace and prosperity among Indian cities.