The largest city of Gujarat, Ahmedabad has earned a reputation and recognition for its textile industry. Due to rapid growth in textile industry, it has earned a tile as the Manchester of the East. There are quite a few interesting places in and around Ahmedabad.
Budget Hotels in Ahmedabad
There are good budget hotels in Ahmedabad. Some of them are DRH Regency (Tariff – Rs.1500), Hotel Madhuvan (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Damjis (Tariff – Rs.1700) and Hotel Marshall (Tariff –1900).
The official language Ahmedabad is Gujarati. The other languages spoken include Hindi and English.
Events in Ahmedabad
One of the Important Festivals of Ahmedabad is Uttarayana (January).
Places to See in Ahmedabad
There are several places of tourist attraction in Ahmedabad. Some of the places include Lake Kankaria (4 kms from Ahmedabad),Bhadra Fort (7.5 kms from Ahmedabad),Dada Hari Vav (18 kms from Ahmedabad),Shaking Minarets (8 kms from Ahmedabad),Akshardham Temple (7 kms from Ahmedabad),Sidi Sayed Mosque(18 kms from Ahmedabad) and Kankaria Lake (3 kms from Ahmedabad).
How to Get There
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is located 15 kms away from the city. The airport is situated 8 km from Ahmedabad railway junction.
Ahmedabad railway junction is also called as Kalupur Station. The railway line connects to major destinations of Gujarat. The other stations in Ahmedabad include Maninagar,Vatva, Gandhigram, Asarva, Chandlodia, Kali gam, Vastrapur, Sabarmati, Sarkhej, Naroda and Aaml.
Ahmedabad has buses well connected to all the major destinations of Gujarat. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Shrinath Travel Agency, Angel Tours & Travels and Jay Bhavani Travels. Avail of bus ticket offers from Ticketgoose.com when you book your tickets online.
A city in the Malwa region and headquarters of Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh, Mandsaur or Mandsour is situated on the Ajmer-Lebad (Indore) NH-79 as well as Mhow-Neemuch SH-31 4 Lane road. The city and the neighbouring region have a great number of monuments and ancient temples. Mandsaur is famous for the Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu temple situated on the banks of the Shivana River.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Mandsaur. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Dev Residency, Hotel Baser Palace, Hotel Prabal Palace and Hotel Maruti that offers rooms from Rs.1000 onwards.
All annual festivals like Diwali, Dussehra, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Hindi is the Local Language
Places to Visit
Mandsaur Fort and Shri Pashupatinath Temple located in the heart of the city are places to visit in Mandsaur
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Udaipur
Mandsaur has its own Railway Station
The Mandsaur Bus Stand has regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Mangalam Travels, Sona Travels, Gagan Travels and Ashok Travels that run regular buses to and from the city. Ticketgoose.com is one of the most popular bus booking sites from where you any book your tickets to anywhere in India.