Ahmedabad – India’s First UNESCO World Heritage City


Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411 A.D. who laid the foundation of a very new city and named it Ahmedabad after the four saints in that area by the name Ahmed. In 2010, Ahmedabad was also ranked third in the list of well-known magazine Forbes as one of the fastest growing cities of the decade. In 2012, the popular Journal group Times of India choose Ahmedabad as one of India’s best city to live in. In 2017, the Historic City of Ahmedabad or also known as Old Ahmedabad was declared as India’s first UNESCO World Heritage City.

Ahmedabad’s Pride

Ahmedabad houses major Indian corporates such as Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Adani group, Rasna, WaghBakri, Nirma, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, and Intas Biopharmaceuticals. Ahmedabad is the second largest center of cotton textile after Mumbai in India. Ahmedabad is famous for the heavy-sounding Gujju snacks such as Khakhra, Fafda, Khaman-Dhokla, Thepla, Ganthiya, Patra, Dalvada, Undhiyu and Chola Fali, Dabeli, Sev, Farsan and the list goes on. Ahmedabad is also famous for its popular food items followed by the brands like Indu Ben Na Khakhra, Das Khaman Outlets, Asharfi Ni Kulfi, Roadside Ketli with a Maska-Bun, Manek Chowk khau gali, Ambika’s Dalvada, Raipur Bhajia House And Astodia Bhajia House.

Ahmedabad’s Best Hangout Places

Apart from the entire mouth-watering food item, there are many popular hangout places in Ahmedabad which are popular among youngsters. Few of them are listed below:

1. ZenCafe

ZenCafe is located adjacent to CEPT University, which is a perfect place to hang out who loves the perfect fusion of art and culture.

2. The Dark Roast

With a perfect blend of radiant and bright interior ambiance, the place serves great flavors of the wide variety of coffees and unique type of sandwiches.

3. Mocha

Mocha offers such an amazing experience of having a mini vacation of hours or so. This place is located at 2 places in Ahmedabad, both of them are rich in interior and also popular for its quality of service.

4. The Project Cafe

The attractive interior and home-like seating arrangement will make anyone feel comfortable and make those conversations with your loved ones endless.

5. All the Perks Espresso Cafe

With a wide variety of coffees, this place offers a variety of sections to have a seat and spend quality time with your friends.

6. Zero Gravity Cafe & Retro

There are many things that you can do like listening to music, playing games, watching a match and many more.

Most Popular Places in Ahmedabad

Being one of the largest and the famous city in Gujarat, Ahmedabad has quite a lot to surprise everyone who tours around the place. Be it the popular Adalaj Stepwell, Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram or streets of Law Garden or the Riverfront, the list of things to do in Ahmedabad is quite endless.

There are many popular places to visit when you are in Ahmedabad, few of them includes the famous Adalaj Stepwell, Sabarmati Ashram, movie at the Sunset Drive-In Cinema, sneak peek Of Jhulta Minara, Admire the vintage cars in the Auto World Vintage Car Museum, Shop at the Law Garden, a guided heritage walk, Spend your evening at the Victoria Garden, Visit the spectacular Jama Masjid, Explore the Calico Museum Of Textiles, Rejoice at the Kankaria Lake. Learn a thing or two at the Science City, Satiate your midnight hunger at Manek Chowk and Relive your childhood at the Kite Museum.

A very busy urban metropolis city, a leading educational center, the largest textile hub and a city with a glorious past – Ahmedabad is popular and one of the most significant places of India. As a city of full of history and heritage, Ahmedabad always attracts a number of tourists with varied interests.

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