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About Ahmedabad

Founded by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411 Ahmedabad was the erstwhile capital of the Gujarat Sultanate. Situated on the banks of the River Sabarmati Ahmedabad is the most important city of Gujarat. It is the seventh largest metropolitan city in India. A very important city from the point of view of industrial development Ahmedabad has been nicknamed the Manchester of the East for its booming textile industry. Growing as an important center for education, Information Technology and scientific industries Ahmedabad remains the gem on the crown of Gujarat.

About Ahmedabad – Climate

Situated on the banks of the Sabarmati River in Western India, Ahmedabad witnesses hot and dry climatic conditions. The three major seasons in Ahmedabad are Summer, Monsoon and Winter. Summers in Ahmedabad lasts from the months of March and June with the mercury shooting upto 43°C. The Monsoons in the city are characterized by heavy showers that sweep the city between the months of June to September. However the ideal time to visit Ahmedabad is during the winter months when the climate is cool and pleasant. The temperature in the winters ranges from 15°C to 35°C . Winetr in the city lasts for around three months that is from November to January

About Ahmedabad – Culture

One of the most vibrant cities in India Ahmedabad enjoys a thriving cultural tradition. Encompassing a number of people that belong to various religions and cultures the city is one of the most upcoming regions in the country. Be it Christians, Muslims or Hindu’s members of all religions coexist in harmony. The city is home to some of the finest architectural monuments, mosques and temples. Mostly joyous and happy in nature the people in Ahmedabad celebrate all festivals with equal enthusiasm and faith. Some of the most promienet festivals that are special to this state include Uttarayan — an annual kite-flying day on 14 January and Navratri ( a nine days fasts along with aa specialized folk dance called garba). Other festivals celebrated with equal fervor in Ahmedabad are DeepavaliGanesh Chaturthi,Gudi Padwa,Eid ul-Fitr . Chaturthi,Gudi Padwa,Eid ul-Fitr.

About Ahmedabad – Cuisine

Gujrati cuisine needs no introduction. Most of the authentic Gujrati dishes are famous all over the world. Known for its rich food habits Gujrati cuisine is a rage in all parts of the country. Mostly spicy in nature the cuisine in Ahmedabad is rich and cooked in pure ghee or butter. The authentic Gujrati cuisine usually consists of a Thali comprising of rice, dal, vegetables, mouth watering chutneys, spicy pickles, raita and sweets. Mostly vegetarian in nature since most of the population in Gujarat is vegetarian the food is prepared without the usage of onions and Garlic. However keeping in mind the taste buds of different people the city offers a number of restaurants that offer both vegetarian and non vegetarian cuisines.

About Ahmedabad – Tourist Attractions

A blend of the historical past and the vibrant present the many tourist attractions in Ahmedabad are an absolute treat to the eyes. Ranging from archeological marvels to amusement parks to parks and gardens the city is abound in tourist attractions. Built in the unique style of architecture known as the Indo-Sarcenic style of building the many monuments in Ahmedabad attract millions of tourist from different parts of the globe. Some of the most promising tourist attractions in the city include Jama Masjid Rani Rupmati's Mosque, tombs of Ahmed Shah, Narayan Temple Roza of Sarkhej, Calico Museum of Textiles and the Sabarmathi Ashram