What are the best historical places to visit in Ahmedabad city?

Waseem Jalal

The City of Ahmedabad is definitely worth visiting because it will provide people with a perfect tourism experience from the historical and tourism perspective. Many people are very much diehard fans of this city due to the architectural landscape and the influence of historical perspective on it. So, the idea to book your room in the Ahmedabad Novotel and plan a visit to the historical places of the city is a good one and following are some of these places that should be on the top of your list:

  1. Sabarmati Ashram: One of the beautiful places to be visited in this particular city is the Sabarmati Ashram which earlier served as the residence of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife for a long span of time. This is situated on the banks of the river and is a very peaceful place which is on the top of the famous historical place to be visited in this city. It has been spread across 36 acres of land and is more commonly referred to as Gandhi Ashram. This place played a very significant role in India’s freedom movement and also included some of the personal items of Mahatma Gandhi including his writing desk, personal letters, and photographs with a Kurta.
  2. Bhadra fort: This place was built in 1411 by Sultan Ahmed Shah and is also very well successful in providing people with accessibility to the good number of Royal Palace, Lavish Gardens, Mosque, huge gates, and open spaces within the premises. This place also comes with a shrine which is dedicated to Bhadrakali and was established during the Maratha rule. You can even go to find a splendid clock tower over here which was installed by the British East India Company in 1878. This place comes with a lot of original splendour in itself and is one of the most renowned places to be visited in the city of Ahmedabad because it perfectly generates the story of the glorious past of the city.
  3. Teen Darwaza: Another very beautiful place to be visited in this particular city and historical landmark is this place. The entrance gateway is so iconic that it can be easily featured in the logo of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. The structure was built in 1415 by the Ahmed Shah due to the three arches and this is the reason why it has its name. You can easily go check out the inscription on the pillar of the gates this was made in 1812 by Raghunath Amar Maratha’s governor because the inscription very well declares the woman’s equal right to inherit the ancestral property. There is a good number of shops surrounding this area which sell some of the local items and you can easily indulge in Local shopping after visiting this place.
  4. Sarkhej Roza: This is another very beautiful place to be visited in the city of Ahmedabad which was built at the onset of the Sultanate era and comprises of a mosque with several other areas. There are several rozas spread across the entire Gujarat but this is worth visiting because of the striking architecture and perfect blend of Indian with non-Indian styles. The splendid latticework associated with this place makes it definitely worth visiting and ultimately this is one of the most beautiful places to be visited in the city of Ahmedabad.
  5. Jama Masjid: When Sultan Ahmed Shah built the psychological Jama Masjid in 1424, this was one of the largest mosques in India at that time. This is very well in the old-world city and the glorious mosque is very well stand out the Bhadra Fort. This place was built in yellow sandstone and is the best example of the Indo-Islamic style of architecture. It comes with more than 260 columns in the main prayer hall and it has been believed that it was constructed using the stones which were obtained from the demolished Hindu temples.
  6. Rani ni hajiro Ahmedabad: If you will be walking around the Manik Chowk area then definitely you will be coming to this particular place which is a very beautiful enclosure and lofty gateway in itself. This complex is very famous by the name of Queen’s Tomb in the city of Ahmedabad and is one of the most important places to be visited. It has been very well covered in the rich brocade works with the Muslim display intricate covers and a perfect blend of the Islamic, Hindu, and Jainism architectural styles. Planning a visit to this particular place is definitely worth it to witness the glorious historical perspective and beauty element
  7. Huthseeing Jain Temple: This particular place is one of the most prominent shrines in the city of Ahmedabad which has been dedicated to the 15th Tirthankara Lord Dharmanatha. After the death of this particular ruler, the work was completed by his wife in 1848 at the cost of approximately eight lakh rupees. The style of architecture is very much similar to the Dilwara Temple of Rajasthan and it is worth visiting due to the beauty element associated with it. In addition to the main temple the religious complex also has 52 smaller shrines that are dedicated to the other Jain idols and you must visit all of them.
  8. Textile Museum of Ahmedabad: Another very beautiful jam of this particular city that has played a significant role in shaping the history of modern Ahmedabad is this place. It is very well referred to as the Manchester of the East and the museum is one of the oldest museums of Ahmedabad due to which textile Heritage took birth. This was founded by industrialist Gautam Sara bhai in 1949 and the museum is very well exhibiting a significant collection of costumes, Kashmiri shawls, textiles, and other associated things from the 15th– 19th century. 

In addition to the above-mentioned places, planning a visit to the city of Ahmedabad will be definitely worth it because this is a very creative and beautiful city simultaneously that will be providing you with one of its experiences in a lifetime. Hence, choose to stay in the Ahmedabad Novotel so that you can perfectly smash in this city and get yourself involved in the historical perspective very successfully to learn more and more about the city very well. 

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