Top Historical Places in Ahmedabad

Are you looking to explore the history of Ahmedabad through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Ahmedabad including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Ahmedabad. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Ahmedabad ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Ahmedabad, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Ahmedabad for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Ahmedabad with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Akshardham Temple, Gandhinagar

    Tags: Religious Site, Monument, Architecture

    Akshardham Temple Ahmedabad is a masterpiece built according to a wish expressed by his holiness Shri Brahmaswarup Yogiji Maharaj in 1968 that a temple should be built on the banks of the River Yamuna. His wish was thus fulfilled by his successor and son the great HDH ShriPramukh Swami Maharaj in 2000 and after five years of hard work and divine blessings it was inaugurated in 2005. A...Read more
  2. Adalaj Step Well

    Tags: Water Body, Historical Site, Architecture

    The Adalaj step well also called ‘vav’ in Gujarati is a unique Hindu water tank that is built in the small village of Adalaj in Ahmedabad. It was a very important place in the early times as this was the main source of water for daily use to the people of the region. It was completed as a dedication to Queen Roopba, wife of Veer Singh, the Waghela Chief. The legend says that during...Read more
  3. Jama Masjid

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Monument, Architecture

    Jama Masjid, which means the Friday mosque, is the most fantastic mosque of Ahmedabad. It lies in the old city part of Ahmedabad, opposite the Mahatma Ganti Road, on the eastern side of Maidan-i-shah or Teen Darwaza. It was part of a major plan designed by the Mughal Emperor Sultan Ahmed Shah. The western side of the mosque has the tombs of the emperor, his son and his grandson, Ahmed Shah Rauz...Read more
  4. Swaminarayana Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Architecture

    This temple is built in Kalupur in Ahmedabad according to the instructions given by the former of this sect, Shri Swaminarayan. The administration of the temple is divided into two groups according to his instructions- The Nar Narayan Dev Gadi and the Laxmi Narayan dev Gadi. This 19th century temple has all god and goddesses depicted by green and yellow statues in colourful clothes. The land f...Read more
  5. Sarkhej Roza

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Historical Site, Monument

    It is a mosque built in the Makraba village near Ahmedabad. It is the most revered mosque in Gujarat as it was the residence of the great prophet Ganj Baksh. It was he who advised Sultan Ahmed Shah to make Sabarmati as his capital and then he will flourish more. This mosque was also built according to his instructions only. It was later completed by Qutbuddin II in the mid 15th century. But the...Read more
  6. Dada Hari Ni Vav

    Tags: Water Body, Historical Site, Architecture

    It is a typical Hindu step well of those times. It was built during the rule of Sultan Mahmud and incurred a havoc cost. It was basically built by Bai Harir Sultani, who was locally called by the name of Dada Hari. It was built in the Asarwa Village close to Ahmedabad. It is 5- storey structure. The depth is for the purpose of extraction of water from deep underground during scarcity times for ...Read more
  7. Lothal

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Town, Archaeological Site

    An ancient town located in the sound corner near the city, Lothal is a place for explorers, archaeologist and basically anyone who is curious and into the finding of history. The place is perched on the Gulf of Combay which was once the flourishing trading centre for ancient civilisations, most probably the Indus Valley Civilisation and draws a lot of visitors every year. The village has variou...Read more
  8. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Museum

    Tags: Museum, Castle, Historical Site, Architecture

    This national museum is housed in the Moti Shahi Mahal in the Shahibaug area. It was constructed between 1618 and 1622 for the Mughal crown prince Khurram, then governor of Gujarat, who later came to be known as Emperor Shah Jahan. It later fell in the hands of the British Raj. In 1878, the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore stayed here when he was only seventeen years old and this building...Read more
  9. Sidi Bhashir Mosque

    Tags: Mosque, Historical Site, Monument

    The Sidi Bashir Mosque is famed for its 21.3m-high shaking minarets (Jhulta Minars) . Built to seek to protect against earthquake damage, this certainly worked in the earthquake of 2001. The mosque is located opposite the Ahmedabad Railway station and is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Ahmedabad. Entry to the shaking minaret was prohibited following an incident at Qutb Minar in ...Read more
  10. Bhadra Fort And Teen Darwaja

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture , Fort

    It is probably one of the oldest attractions in the city dating back to the time of the city’s inception in the 14th century. The place is known for being home to numerous government buildings along with a famous Kali Temple. Its beautiful gate is perched at the entrance of the city which further stretches to the west, making it an excellent backdrop for photography. If you wish to see th...Read more
  11. Ambapur Stepwell

    Tags: Historical Site

    There was a time when step wells were part of the household system in the city. The water of these wells, dug deep in the ground, was accessible by steps that were built alongside it, providing it with its name. Today, though the culture has ended, you can still witness such step wells in many homes and some public areas of the city. Among all, Ambapur Stepwell is a much recognised one and popu...Read more
  12. Sardar Patel Statue Image
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    Tags: Statue

    There is not much to see and do here except watching the statue and admiring its architecture. The place is located on the way of Sardar Patel Memorial House and is dedicated to Dr. Sardar Patel, a pioneering personality of his time. Come here to witness this piece of art and walk around the surrounding, relishing the sights of the green. Those who love solitude and quietness will surely love i...Read more
  13. Mughli Bibi's Tomb

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Tomb

    Mughli Bibi's Tomb is the queen’s tomb which is built in the ancient time of the Mughals. It is well maintained and a perfect place for the history and art lovers. The architecture provides a fine example of the Mughal’s classy and elegant choice. Also, a market near the tomb is a great shopping site. From local things to jewellery, you will find great items here. Handloom and great...Read more