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Ahmedabad/New West Zone

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Ahmedabad New West Zone is in the metropolitan city of Ahmedabad. It consists of areas of Gota, Chandlodiya, Kali, Ranip, Thaltej, Bodakdev, Sarkhej, Vastrapur, Satellite, Vejalpur, Memnagar, Jodhpur Gaam, etc.

Get in[edit]

Map of Ahmedabad/New West Zone

The metro is an easy way to access this are from the central and east zones.

See[edit]

  • 1 Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Vastrapur (Vastrapur), +91 79 6632 3456. A business school in Vastrapur. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (Q46027) on Wikidata Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad on Wikipedia
  • International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple. This Hindu temple depicts Krishna, and his lover, Radha, who is regarded as the personification of love.
  • S. G. Highway (or Sarkhej - Gandhinagar Highway). The hub of entertainment in Ahmedabad.
  • 2 Sarkhej Roza. 10 km southwest of Ahmedabad. It is known for its architectural complexes. Sarkhej Roza (Q15697211) on Wikidata Sarkhej Roza on Wikipedia
  • 3 Science City.
  • Swaminarayan Gurukul. It is a residential and day boarding school run by the Swaminarayan faith of Hinduism. The school teaches not only formal education but also provides training in horse-riding, archery, dairy development, Yoga, Ayurveda, etc.
  • Vaishnodevi Temple. Replica of famous Vaishnodevi temple at Sola Gandhinagar Highway.
  • 4 Vastrapur Lake (Narsinh Mehta Lake). An artificial lake, it was beautified by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) after 2002 and has since become a popular spot in the city. Every weekend, a large number of people visit this lake. It offers an open air theatre and children's park. There is a pathway all around the lake which serves many walkers and joggers in the early mornings and in the evenings. The lush green lawns surrounding this lake also serve as a central hub of Ahmedabad, wherein various cultural events take place regularly. At times, the water from Narmada River is allowed to flow into this lake. The lake has pretty gardens with lots of stone work in them. Free. Vastrapur Lake (Q7337023) on Wikidata Vastrapur Lake on Wikipedia
  • 5 Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE), Space Applications Centre Jodhpur Tekra, Nr. BRTS Bus Stop (near ISRO BRTS Bus Stop), +91 79-26914042, . 09:30 to 17:00. Working models, live panels, static displays, the 3D theatre and the interactive multimedia presentations to educate general public about space technology developed by ISRO. Free. Space Applications Centre (Q2173159) on Wikidata Space Applications Centre on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

Yoga[edit]

  • Yoga Vedic Village (YVV), Yoga Vedic Village, opp. Raj Residency, Nr. Shalin Bunglows,Umiyamatamandir lane, Shilaj (500 m from S.P. Ringroad towards Ace Tennis Academy and Shilaj Lake), +919426385615, . 06:30 to 19:30. An institute and a retreat of yoga education and therapeutic research, one of the best in Ahmedabad.

Films[edit]

New West Zone has most of better grade cinemas in Ahmedabad.

Watch a Bollywood (Hindi) or Hollywood film:

  • Cinépolis, Cinepolis India Pvt. Ltd., 3rd floor, Alpha One Mall, Vastrapur. A Mexican cinema chain, one of the better quality screens in Ahmedabad.
  • Mukta A2 Cinema, 4th floor, Gulmohar Mall, Ramdevnagar, Satellite, +91 79 30464500, . The quality of viewing and the seats, especially the legroom, are among the best in Ahmedabad.
  • PVR Cinemas (PVR Acropolis), PVR Cinemas, 2nd floor, Acropolis Mall, Thaltej Cross Roads, S G Highway. A premier cinema chain.
  • Sunset Drive - In Cinema, Sunset Drive, In Cinema, Drive In Road, +91 79 27454600, . The largest screen in Asia. You watch films sitting in your car or on the grass or in the balcony seats. Cheaper than most.

Buy[edit]

Himalaya Mall at Drive-In Road, Gurukul
  • AlphaOne Mall. This mall in Vastrapur consists of the cinema multiplex chain Cinepolis, food joint KFC, a lot of local and international food chains and retail brand stores and showrooms.
  • 1 Dev Arc Mall, Located on S G Highway in Satellite area..
  • 2 Himalaya Mall, Drive In Road, Gurukul, +91 79 3012 5952.
  • 3 Iscon Mega Mart (Iscon Mall), SG Highway,Bodakdev (Near Iskcon Temple,), +91 79 4004 0282. 10:30-21:30. On S G Highway connecting Sarkhej to Gandhinagar.

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Budget[edit]

  • Formule1 Hotel, Plot 38/1, Prahladnagar Rd, +91 79 4900 4141. The French discount major opened in July 2012.
  • Ginger Hotel. Off Drive-in road, close to the SG Road Business district. Expect a no-frills, business class hotel experience, similar to the other Gingers. From ₹1000/night

Mid-range[edit]

  • Cambay Grand, Thaltej, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway.
  • Hotel Country Inn. A four-star hotel suited for business travellers. It is in the heart of business and shopping areas, off Drive-In Road.
  • Hotel Ramada. This is a four-star hotel, suited for business travellers. It is in Prahladnagar, near the SG Road, which is a business and shopping area

Splurge[edit]

Connect[edit]

International code for India is +91 The local area code is 79. Thus in total, +9179 must be prefixed to a phone number.

Emergency information[edit]

  • Emergency Help (at any time) - 108
  • Police - 100
  • Fire - 101
  • Ambulance - 102 / 108
  • Airport Inquiry - 141
  • Railways I.V.R.S. - 139
  • Railways General Enquiry - 131
  • Telephone Directory Inquiry - 197
  • Telephone Local Assistance - 199
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