Ahmedabad, India’s first heritage city, is a fascinating blend of the old and the new with centuries old monuments and structures nestled amongst the concrete and glass jungles of modernity. The city’s heritage exists through its many sites, and the countless works of art and design that were born of the minds who lived here, taking inspiration from the city’s unique demographics. With the winter crescendo in full swing, the time of the fest is the perfect weather to explore the many sides of Ahmedabad in, roam the city with the cool blue sky over your head as the lazy winter sun warms your expedition to one of the many art galleries, peppered throughout the city, breath in the crisp winter air as you sip at hot brewing coffee from one of the countless coffee houses or join the bustling crowd as they trudge through the unique markets, stopping over at one of the thousands of street side food stalls and joints. In case you are of the mind of exploring the history of the city, walk into the old city, a monumental gathering of centuries of existence where the youngest buildings were probably made a hundred years ago. Come to ADF, come to Ahmedabad.
Visit the early morning Sunday market, the best place to go to if your looking for interesting and bizarre merchandise, or take grab something to eat from the late night food market at Manek Chowk, located in the heart of the old city. Visit one of the dozens of interesting museums scattered around the city or enjoy the solace of one the many historical sites that make up the city, and if you're in the mood for some 21st century entertainment head over CG road for an exuberant shopping spree before a chill night at Vastrapur and SG Highway to enjoy the many street delicacies that the city has to offer.