Places to Visit & Things to do during DefExpo 2022!
Sabarmati Ashram (also known as Gandhi Ashram) is located in the Sabarmati suburb of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, adjoining the Ashram Road, on the banks of the River Sabarmati, 4 miles (6.4 km) from the town hall. It was from here that Gandhi led the Dandi march also known as the Salt Satyagraha on 12 March 1930. In recognition of the significant influence that this march had on the Indian independence movement, the Indian government has established the ashram as a national monument.
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This is one of the most visited tourist spots in Gandhinagar. Located by the riverside in Gandhinagar, one can find peacocks and other migratory birds playing around the park. The lush green patches, along with the hustle-bustle of the birds, provide with the most peaceful environment. It takes about an hour's walk to explore the park.
Location - Indroda Village Near Sabarmati River, Sector 9, Gandhinagar.
Timings - 24 hours
4500 years of history has endowed Gujarat with some of the greatest historical and archaeological monuments. Lothal offers insight into the Harappan civilization & Ahmedabad has specimens of Indo-Sarcenic architecture.
Adalaj Vav or Stepwell is a popular excursion place that can be found in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat. This tourist destination is located from a distance of 19km from Ahmedabad. The architecture of this place indeed makes it as one of the architectural wonders in Gujarat. Adalaj Vav has been constructed in a seven-storied structure. It has got a number of chambers that can be found inside it
Timing - 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Price - Free entry
The stepwell was built in 1485 by Dhai Harir, a household lady of Mahmud Begada according to the Persian inscription in the stepwell. The name later corrupted into Dada Hari. Built in sandstone in Solanki architectural style, the Dada Harir stepwell is five stories deep. It is octagonal (8-sided polygon) in plan at the top, built on intricately carved large number of pillars. Each floor is spacious enough to provide for people to congregate. It was dug deep to access ground water at that level, accounting for seasonal fluctuations in water level due to rainfall over the year. The air and light vents in the roofs at various floors are in the form of large openings.
President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy laid foundation stone of new assembly building, Vithalbhai Patel Bhavan on 20 March 1978. It was designed by H. K. Mewada, chief planner of Gandhinagar. The construction was completed in July 1982 and it is named after Vithalbhai Patel, the first Indian speaker of Central Legislative Assembly during the British period. It is constructed with Reinforced concrete and the outer walls of the building is affixed with Dholpur light pink stones. The building is constructed on the 133 square metre platform amid a water pool having diameter of 200 metres.
On the ancient site of Ashaval and Karnavati, Ahmedabad was found on 1411. The City of Ahmedabad has some of the finest India, Islamic monuments and exquisite Hindu and Jain temples. With the purpose of unveiling the city to the tourists and the citizens themselves, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation conducts a HERITAGE WALK