In 1411 A.D., Amdavad was established besides the banks of Sabarmati River. Previously it was known as Ashaval and Karnavati. The finest part of India can be found here in form of Islamic monuments and wonderful Jain & Hindu temples. The historical monuments & temples reflect architectural beauty of ancient times.
UNESCO conferred Amdavad city as World Heritage City in July 2017. By this, Amdavad became the first city of India to have the heritage value recognized by the world body. That announcement day was a pride moment for the people of India. Citizens of Amdavad expressed their joys in various ways.
Besides the vibrant nature of the city, Amdavad is known as city of Pols (neighborhoods). This is the unique ancient town planning. These self-contained neighborhoods provide shelter to large number of people. Narrow lanes of Pols meet at cross roads where community wells and Chabutaras are still present. Pols have gates as well as secret passages. Overall these village-like living arrangements make it unique and point of attractions.
While on Ahmedabad city tour, tourists should also visit the old city of Amdavad for its architectural beauty, arts, culture, religious places to know the actual traditional values of the city. The Amdavad heritage has its own uniqueness and the beauty. Let us enjoy these with a heritage walk of the city.Enjoy comfortable air-conditioned city tour with knowledgeable and professional local tour guide.
Visit Places of Amdavad
The history of Amdavad begins in the eleventh century with the Solanki Kind Karandev 1, ruler of Anhilwara (Modern Patan). He waged a war against a Bhil King Ashapall of Ashaval, and after his victory established a city called Karnavati on the banks of the river Sabarmati at site of Modern Amdavad.
- Gandhi Ashram
- Hutheesing Jain Temple
- Jhulta Minara
- Bhadra Fort
- Sardar Patel Memorial
- Sidi Saiyad's Mosque
- Rani Sipri's Mosque
- Akshardham, Gandhinagar
- Sanskar Kendra (Museum)
- Adalaj Stepwell(Ticket not included)
- River Front