Places to Visit

Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE)

The Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE) is a "Mini ISRO" open to everyone free of cost. This sprawling exhibition lies in the middle of the city and encourages visitors to see the progress of Indian space programmes. It gives knowledge to its visitors on the significant advancements and achievements made by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The exhibition is also aimed at generating interest about science in the young minds and inspiring them to make a career in space industry. A person who visits the exhibition will get a glimpse of entire range of ISRO activities covering satellites, launch vehicles and applications of the satellites. The visitors will get an idea how our country is greatly benefitted by the space program. Some of the major attractions of the exhibition are a 3D auditorium, Light and Sound show on Solar System, the virtual presenter, 3D Holographic Display and Augmented Reality.


Gandhi or Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat, located north of Ahmedabad, was originally the residence of Mahatma Gandhi and his spouse Kasturba. The ashram is flanked by a calm and quiet stretch by the Sabarmati River. This is also the location where Gandhi started his Dandi March from. Because it was located in between a prison and a cemetery, Gandhi believed that a Satyagrahi would certainly end his life in either a prison or a graveyard. Sabarmati Ashram will reawaken your sense of independence. The museum is the most well-known of the many institutions within the Sabarmati ashram's grounds.
Various personal letters and images of Gandhi are displayed throughout the space. Upasana Mandir, Magan Niwas, Vinoba, Nandini, and Kutir are some of the ashram's other structures. The ashram is now a historical site, having witnessed numerous historical occurrences. You can also visit this place and learn more about India's ancient history.

Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Riverfront

Sabarmati Riverfront is a waterfront being developed along the banks of Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad, India.
The major objectives of project are environment improvement, social infrastructure and sustainable development.
A resurrection of the cityscape and the river Sabarmati in 2005 led to the making of the Sabarmati Riverfront. Boating stations and pop-up exhibition spaces are built along the river. Eleven bridges built over the Sabarmati River connect the old and new parts of the city. Of these, the Ellis Bridge is the oldest.
Flower garden has been envisioned as a permanent flower garden spread in Approx 45000 Sqmt where more than 330 native and exotic flower species. Throughout the year, the garden serves as a city level unique park where visitors can enjoy beautiful flowers of both seasonal and non seasonal varieties. It strengthens the green space network on the western park of the city.

Sabarmati Riverfront

Science City

Gujarat Science City is a science education and entertainment centre located in Ahmedabad, India. It has an IMAX 3D theatre; exhibitions on science, space, energy park, life science park, planet earth, hall of science, musical fountain, thrill ride, plants, nature and robotics; an aquarium, an aviary and a butterfly park; as well as other facilities.

Science City

Statue of Unity (SoU)

At 182 meters from the road entry and 208.5 meters from the river entry, the SoU is the tallest statue in the world; taller than the 153 m tall Spring Temple Buddha in China. For a sense of its height, the statue is 100 times larger than a man of average height of about 5 to 5 and a half feet!
It depicts Indian statesman and independence activist Vallabhbhai Patel, who was the first deputy prime minister and home minister of independent India and an adherent of Mahatma Gandhi. Patel is highly respected for his leadership in uniting 562 princely states of India to form the single Union of India.
It was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Sri Narendra Modi, on 31 October 2018, the 143rd anniversary of Patel's birth.

Statue of Unity

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