5 places you must certainly visit in Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad, the commercial hub in Gujarat is the seventh largest metropolitan area of India. And while it’s a modern city, one has to admit that it has a lot to offer to travelers and tourists alike. Ahmedabad, also known as Karnavati or Amdavad, is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, about 30 km south of Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat. This city is known for its perfect blend of modern and traditional. If you are visiting Ahmedabad, here are 5 places that you must certainly visit!
1. Sabarmati Ashram: Sabarmati Ashram also known as Gandhi Ashram is located in the Sabarmati suburb of Gujarat. This was one of the residences of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, who lived here for about 12 years. The ashram now has museum, the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalay.
2. Bhadra Fort: Bhadra Fort was built in 1411 by Ahmad Shah. It is home to the temple of Bhadrakali. It is not too far from the city and one can witness the history of Ahmedabad here.
3. Akshardham Temple: The Swaminarayan Temple is located in Kalupur area of Ahmedabad. The temple is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan and has exquisite wood carvings.
4. Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid is among the most popular tourist spots in Ahmedabad. It is built of yellow sandstone and stands on 260 pillars, which support 15 domes at different elevations.
5. Law Garden: Last but not the least, you must visit Law Garden. In this locality, you can buy traditional outfits and other handicrafts too. A trip is never complete without shopping, right?
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