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Ahmedabad: Discovering the Charms
of Gujarat's Cultural Capital

By Taj Hotels |Updated On June 5, 2023 - 4 minutes read |

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Visit Ahmedabad and experience the beauty of this remarkable city. Stay at the luxurious Taj Hotels and explore the city's rich history, vibrant culture, and captivating attractions. Know more!

Table of Contents

01Exploring Taj properties and iconic attractions in Ahmedabad
02Taj Skyline, Ahmedabad
03Taj Gandhinagar Resort & Spa
04Echoes of Freedom: Exploring Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram
05Journey Through Time: Exploring Ahmedabad's Old City Heritage
06Unveiling India's Fabric Heritage: A Journey through the Calico Museum of Textiles
07Adalaj Stepwell: A Magnificent Ode to Ancient Indian Architecture
08Sidi Saiyyed Mosque: A Tapestry of Indo-Islamic Magnificence
09Tranquility Amidst Urban Energy: Discover Kankaria Lake's Refreshing Oasis
10Ahmedabad's Riches Await: A Luxurious Sojourn with Taj Hotels
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Welcome to the vibrant city of Ahmedabad, where history, culture, and luxury seamlessly blend together to create an unforgettable experience. As you embark on a journey through this mesmerising destination, let us guide you through the finest attractions and the exquisite Taj properties that add a touch of opulence to your stay.

Exploring Taj properties and iconic attractions in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, often referred to as Gujarat's cultural capital, is a city brimming with architectural wonders, historical landmarks, and a rich heritage that dates back centuries. For the discerning traveller seeking a truly luxurious experience, The Taj Hotels presents two exceptional 5-star hotels in Ahmedabad: Taj Skyline and Taj Gandhinagar. Nestled in the heart of the city, these luxurious hotels offer a haven of comfort and elegance.

Taj Skyline, Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad, India's inaugural UNESCO Urban World Heritage Site, harmoniously balances progressive business practices with a rich history, much like the iconic Taj brand. The Taj Skyline in Ahmedabad embodies this ethos, a 5-star luxury address boasting 233 rooms initially, with an upcoming second phase adding 82 rooms. Its strategic location on Sindhu Bhawan Road, just 32 minutes from the airport, facilitates access to key business areas - S.G. Highway, Sanand, Kadi Kalol - and noteworthy leisure spots like Sabarmati Ashram, Calico Museum, and Adalaj Stepwell. The hotel seamlessly blends modern architecture with local influences, featuring spacious rooms adorned with a signature peacock motif. It offers diverse dining options, luxurious event spaces, and a wellness-centred experience, all while granting panoramic views across its 18 floors. At Taj Skyline, vibrant living mirrors the spirit of Gujarat.

Taj Gandhinagar Resort & Spa

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Located in the capital city of Gandhinagar, the Taj Gandhinagar Resort and Spa sprawls across 6 acres, offering a magnificent oasis of enriching experiences for the soul. Designed and crafted to embody the essence of true well-being, it serves as a sanctuary that not only rejuvenates and elevates but also celebrates every individual. This exquisite haven stands as the quintessential wellness destination, proudly bearing the title of Gujarat's genuine wellness capital.

Echoes of Freedom: Exploring Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram

An excursion to Ahmedabad remains incomplete without immersing oneself in the Sabarmati Ashram, once the dwelling of Mahatma Gandhi. This tranquil sanctuary stands as a pivotal historical site, serving as the nucleus of India's fight for freedom.

Within the ashram's confines resides an enthralling museum, unfurling the tapestry of Mahatma Gandhi's life and wisdom. On display are his personal possessions, correspondences, and photographs, painting a vivid portrait of his existence.

Strolling through the serene environs of the Sabarmati Ashram, the resonances of India's struggle for liberty reverberate, evoking a truly profound and inspiring encounter.

Journey Through Time: Exploring Ahmedabad's Old City Heritage

Step into history with a captivating heritage stroll through the enchanting alleys of the old city, where time-honoured edifices narrate tales of the city's resplendent history.

Marvel at the exquisite architecture of Havelis, be amazed by the intricate Jain temples and discover tranquillity in the graceful mosques that grace the old city's panorama.

Meander through vibrant markets, where skilled artisans proudly showcase their creations - from lively textiles to intricate handicrafts - offering a chance to embrace a part of Ahmedabad's opulent cultural heritage to carry back with you.

Unveiling India's Fabric Heritage: A Journey through the Calico Museum of Textiles


Enter a realm of vibrant hues and intricate designs at the illustrious Calico Museum of Textiles, celebrated for its unparalleled assemblage of Indian fabrics.

Within its walls, an expansive array of textiles spanning eras - from antiquity to modernity - unfolds, a testimony to the manifold diversity and craftsmanship inherent in Indian weaving traditions.

Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of Indian textiles, as the museum unveils the rich narrative of their evolution, illuminating their profound impact on myriad facets of Indian heritage and society.

Adalaj Stepwell: A Magnificent Ode to Ancient Indian Architecture

Prepare to be entranced by the splendour of the Adalaj Stepwell, a captivating showcase of ancient Indian architectural marvels.

Prepare to be entranced by the splendour of the Adalaj Stepwell, a captivating showcase of ancient Indian architectural marvels.

The stepwell's intricate carvings intricately weave tales of bravery and devotion, leaving visitors spellbound by the intricacy of craftsmanship and the historical narratives they portray.

Set against a serene backdrop, the stepwell offers an idyllic setting to capture enduring moments and encapsulate the very essence of Ahmedabad's architectural legacy.

Sidi Saiyyed Mosque: A Tapestry of Indo-Islamic Magnificence

Bask in the splendor of the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, a testament to Ahmedabad’s rich cultural amalgamation through its exquisite Indo-Islamic architecture.

The mesmerizing “Tree of Life” lattice screen within the mosque is a visual marvel, an embodiment of the skilled craftsmanship that defined bygone eras.

Embark on a journey of spiritual serenity as you behold the mosque’s awe-inspiring beauty, serving both as a sacred haven and a unifying emblem within Ahmedabad’s vibrant tapestry.

Tranquility Amidst Urban Energy: Discover Kankaria Lake's Refreshing Oasis

Unwind and revitalize by the serene shores of Kankaria Lake, a serene sanctuary providing respite from the city’s vibrant pulse.

Partake in leisurely pursuits such as boating or embark on a charming journey aboard the toy train, crafting a day of cherished moments with your dear ones.

The lake’s environs boast a tapestry of cultural gems, encompassing a picturesque park and a captivating zoo, crafting the perfect locale for a family excursion.

Ahmedabad's Riches Await: A Luxurious Sojourn with Taj Hotels

Ahmedabad unfurls as a treasure trove of historical gems, architectural wonders, and vibrant cultural encounters. As you delve into the city's rich heritage and traverse its iconic landmarks, allow Taj Hotels to elevate your sojourn to a realm of opulence and sophistication. From the graceful Taj Skyline to the exquisite Taj Gandhinagar, indulge in an experience tailor-made for discerning aficionados of refined living.

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