Ahmedabad, or as locals call it, Amdavad, is one of the most popular cities of India. Ahmedabad is famous for the business culture and is one of the industrial states of India. It is also known for its colorful environment and the jovial people. Ahmedabad is a perfect blend of yesterday and tomorrow. Even after gaining the reputation of being the commercial city of India, it has not let go of its cultures and still has protected the heritages that were left behind by their ancestors.
One can enjoy various cultural and historic sites and at the same time also see the industrial growth there. One can also see how the Hindu religion has developed in this city and the faith that people there possess even today. One can hire a car rental in Ahmedabad and go enjoy these places.
Sabarmati Ashram: This is one of the most famous places in Gujarat and is recommended as a ‘Must-See’ place once you are inside the premises of Ahmedabad. This ashram used to be the residence of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba.
This ashram is located on the banks of Sabarmati River and it gives the ashram the feeling of tranquility. Also known as ‘Satyagraha Ashram’, it is an important monument in the history of Independent India as Mahatma Gandhi had begun the ‘Dandi March’ from this point.
One can also visit the museum inside the premises of this National Monument which is solely dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi.
Dada Hari Wav: Dada Hari Wav’s step walls were built by a woman who belonged to the Sultan Begara’s harem sometime in 1499 AD. These step-wells were initially made to help with the hot temperature of the city during the summers.
World Vintage Car Museum: This is one of the quirkiest museums that is there in Gujarat. An enthusiast of vintage cars made this museum when he converted his private collection into a museum. His collection comprises some of the best of the world’s best brands like Rolls Royce, Bentley, Jaguar, Cadillac, Austin and much more.
The quirkiest part of the museum is, however, the fact that one can ride these cars for a fee of INR. 500.
Another close destination from Ahmedabad that people can go to is Saputara. One can hire an Ahmedabad to Saputara taxi and reach here easily from Ahmedabad. A little away from Ahmedabad, one can take a break from the industrial sights and enjoy this calming hill station which has been planned in a resort style. One can get close to the environment and one can get an option of doing various activities in this place.
In the literal sense, the word ‘Saputara’ stands for snakes and its habitat. And true to its name the people from this region are into snake worship. Apart from this, the place also offers wildlife, nature walks, and adventure sports for one and all. One can also enjoy the magnificent sunset and the sunrise from this place.
Another destination that is close to Ahmedabad is Mount Abu and one can reach here easily by hiring an Ahmedabad to Mount Abu car rental. The place is mainly for the detailed architecture and the temples in this place were built over 1000 years ago. The temples that are present here have witnessed the changing times and have been standing tall for all these years for all to see.
Along with the magnificent architecture, one can also enjoy the natural beauty of this place. The highest peak, Aravali Range also lies in this place and one can enjoy that along with the greenery that surrounds the peak.