Saturday, 9 March 2013

Heritage Walk Ahmedabad

The House of MG Provides another type of guided heritage walk, an 80 minute ‘sonic’ walk, with a guided tour recorded that you can rent. It starts at the House of MG and ends at the Jama Masjid. Heritage Walk best way to learn about a city is through friends who know the place, but here in Ahmedabad, you can get to know the city and its intricacies even as a stranger. You have at least two options for taking a guided Heritage Walk around the old city of Ahmedabad. 

One conducted by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, with guides who volunteer their precious time for this preservation effort. The tour begins at 8am at the Swaminarayan Mandir in Kalupur with a slideshow. It takes you through various pols, havelis, Hindu and Jain temples, various sites including the famous Manek Chowk, and ends at the soulful Jama Masjid at the center of the city at 10:30am. 

Starting Point :Swaminarayan Temple at 8:00am
Ending Point : Jama Masjid at 10:30am

For Indians Rs.30/-
For Foreigners Rs.50/-

Contact Details:  
Phone +91 79 25391811
Mobile +91 98240 32866
How to Get there
Road -Gujarat has one of the better developed road networks in India. Ahmedabad is well connected with all major cities and towns by road. Prominent bus stops are located at Gitamandir near Kalupur Railway Station and Paldi. Regular bus services are available by Gujarat state transport buses and private operators to all the major destinations of the state.

Nearest Railway Station - Kalupur Railway Station
Nearest Airport - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport at Ahmedabad 

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