Chew through the thick air and push your way around twisted maze-like laneways, and you start to appreciate why Ahmedabad is so special. Then as you notice the intricate facades and centuries-old mosques, amongst innovative, contemporary designs, its architecture will start to win you over.
As India’s first UNESCO Urban World Heritage Site, the city’s history is certainly present. However, it’s perhaps the vibrant Gujarati culture that will really hold your attention. From fine restaurants and a pulsing street scene, the rich traditions blend with modern times, making this one of the most fascinating cultural experiences in the country.