With wildlife havens like Velavadar and Gir national parks to hyper modern places like Surat and Gandhinagar, the state of Gujarat is filled with some really fascinating places. Ahmedabad its cultural capital is an amusing pllllace too. Even its vicinity comprises of places which takes you to places never heard of and things you’ve never imagine it existed. Come, let’s take a look at some of these fascinating places from Ahmedabad.
The cultural capital of Gujarat, Ahmedabad consists of some of the most amazing historic and modern tourist spots, worth taking a tour of. Apart from the wonders in the city, there are few places in the surrounding region which are equally exciting. Let’s find out which are those places which should definitely be visited.
One of the famous cities located near Ahmedabad, Rajkot is situated on the banks of Aji and Nyari river. Having been under the rulership of several kingdoms, this beautiful city was a major centre of trade in the Saurashtra region and still is. The city has some really fascinating places to explore, amongst them the Watson Museum and Library, Shri Swami Narayan Temple, Rashtriya Shala, Radha Krishna Temple, Lady Wilson Museum and Shri Baba Temple are the most visited. A drive of little over 3 hours will easily get you to the city and you can take a Rajkot to Ahmedabad taxi to return.
From the quaint eateries in the by lanes offering some of the most amazing street food, to the most upscale housing developments, this merchant city has almost everything for everyone. Considered as one the rapidly growing city, Surat is the second largest city in the state. Also known as the Diamond city, there are some enchanting things to visit in the city like Surat Fort, Mughal Sarai (a monument built in Mughal-era), Lake Garden situated on the banks of river Tapi and an unending line of street markets.
The only hill station in the state of Rajasthan, Mount Abu appears like an oasis in the desert. Located at an altitude of more than 4000 feet and about 4 hours away from the city of Ahmedabad, planning a trip to this beautiful hill station should definitely be in your travel list. Some of the attractions worth visiting are the Nakki Lake and Sunset Point.
A beautiful city in the state of Rajasthan, Udaipur comprises of several historic structures showcasing the royal grandeur of the maharajas. This ancient city is dotted with some of the most intricately built palaces, buzzing local markets, forts, courtyards and beautiful lakes. Famously called as the ‘City of Lakes’ and the ‘Venice of the East’, Udaipur attracts a lot of international and domestic tourists every year. The city consists of several palaces and mansions, and the best part about touring the city is that you can spend an enjoyable time in these heritage palace turned hotels, exploring the history. Some of the famous attractions to visit in the city includes, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jag Mandir, Udaipur Ghat and City Palace.
So, if you’re planning to explore the region neighbouring Ahmedabad, these tourists attractions are amongst the best places to go.