In 1615,the British representative Sir Thomas compared this city
to London. Shah Jahan, builder of Taj Mahal, spent the first few
years of his married life in Ahmedabad with his beloved wife,
built for displaced persons after partition. Kandla is a major
port, the only free trade zone of the country is very close by.
is situated 70 Kms from Vadodara. Ancient town with a 2000 year
history. On a hilltop is a fort which overlooks the river
flourishing walled city is the most important town in the area.
It is a paradise of handicrafts and lifestyle lovers. There are
villages rich in craft and culture.
picturesque hill station is perched on a plateau in the Dang forest
area of the Sahyadari Range. At an altitude of about 1000 m. it
has a cool bracing climate, the highest temperature even in the
summer months not exceeding 28 Degrees C.
the earliest times, the ancient port of Surat has been renowned
for its fine silks and exquisite brocades and its trade in spices.
Surat has been one of the most prosperous of India's cities in
the 17th & 18th century.
breathes history. These edicts, set up by Ashoka, the Great Indian
emperor, date back 2200 years. Within this ancient fort of Uparkot,
the architectural marvels of Hindu Chudasma rulers and Muslim
Mohmud Beghda coexist in perfect harmony.
a little rann is one and a half hour drive out of Ahmedabad.The
entire little Rann Of Kutch known as the "Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary"
is a featureless expanse of flat land- the sea bed dotted with
islands known as " Baits" which form the core for the flora and
was once the capital of the princely state of Saurashtra. It is
best known as the town where Mahatma Gandhi spent the early years
of his life when his father was a Prime Minister of the king of
as Vadodara in the past, is the city of Baroda which means the
place of banyan trees. It was once the capital of the princely
Gaekwads, Vadodara is a graceful city of palaces, parks, temples
and museums. It came under rule of Maratha dynasty of Gaekwad