Ahmedabad is a riotous blend of art, culture, architecture and history. Famous for its textile industry the markets at Teen Darwaja, Dhalgarwad, Ratan Pole and Manek Chowk in the old city are great places to pick up souvenir materials and handicrafts. Ahmedabad was founded in 1411 and has architecture which fuses Hindu and Muslim styles. A visit to Ahmenabad should start with a visit to the Sabarmati Ashram. This was a residence of Ghandi and it was from here that he started the Dandi March in 1930.
The mosque of Jumma Masjid is a must see. Built in 1423 by the founder of the city, Sultan Ahmed Shahth, it is said to be one of the most beautiful mosques in India. A stunning place to watch the sun set is the Kankaria Lake. Built by Sultan Qutab-ud-din in 1451, it has an octagonal lake and island garden called Nagina Wadi. Ahmedabad is a whirlwind of the exotic and the enticing. Step back in time with EasyToBook.com and its range of discount hotels in this marvelous city.