Thursday, May 20, 2010

Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad-About Ahmedabad,Weather,Best Time To Visit,Kankaria Lake location,history,Kankaria Carnival Video & other places nearby.

About Ahmedabad:

Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat and sixth largest city of india is located in the western region of India. Ahmedabad is situated at the bank of Sabarmati River. Formerly Ahmedabad was known as Manchester of India for its textile industries. Ahmedabad is also called Karnavati and amdavad. Ahmedabad is famous for its diversified culture and various festivals such as Uttrayan (Festival of Kites), Navaratri (Festival of ras garba), Rathyatra (Festiavl of Lord Jagannath).

Ahmedabad Weather :

The climate of Ahmedabad is hot and moist. Best period to visit Ahmedabad is between November and February, it is winter season. Weather is cool and pleasant in winter.
In Summer (April-June) temprature can reach 46.0°C.
Good Rainfall in monsoon (July-September) gives relief to ahmedabad from hot summer.

Kankaria Lake,Maninagar,Ahmedabad:

Kankaria is the biggest lake in Ahmedabad (in earliar days it used to known, name by Qutub Hojj). Where all kings, or badshah, used to do bath in this lake. of the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. With an approximate circumference of 1.4 miles (2.3 km), it represents the regale history of Ahmedabad. It is located in the southern part of the city in Maninagar area, which is the most densely populated suburb of the city, mostly consisting of middle class people. Kankaria was built by Sultan Kutubuddin in 15th century A.D. The work was completed in 1451. Its ancient name is Hauj-E-Kutub. It also consists of a water purification system but it is lost with the time

Kankaria Lake is one of the most favorite picnic spots of the people of Ahmedabad. Adjacent to the lake, lies a beautiful garden called Nagina Wadi. For people seeking peace, there can be no better place than Kankaria Lake. The pleasing view of the lake, the humming and chirping of birds and the greenery bordering the lake will make you fall in love with this place. You can also avail the boating facility. Kankaria Lake provides a beautiful view of the sunset. There is also a zoo and children's park located nearby the lake.

Kankari Carnival Video::

Other Places Nearby To Visit:

  • Gandhi Ashram
  • Hussain-Doshi's Gufa
  • Calico Museum
  • Jama Masjid
  • Siddi Bashir Mosque
  • Rani Rupmati's Mosqu
  • Sidi Sayed Jhali
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