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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

See[edit]

  • 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 recently developed hub of entertainment in Ahmedabad.
  • 2 Sarkhej Roza. located 10 km southwest of Ahmedabad. It is known for its architectural complexes. 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 located 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 currently boasts 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 on Wikipedia
  • Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE), Space Applications Centre Jodhpur Tekra, Nr. BRTS Bus Stop (Near ISRO BRTS Bus Stop), +91 79-26914042, e-mail: . 9:30 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 on Wikipedia Space Applications Centre (Q2173159) on Wikidata

Do[edit]

Yoga[edit]

  • Yoga Vedic Village (YVV), Yoga Vedic Village, opp. Raj Residency, Nr. Shalin Bunglows,Umiyamatamandir lane, Shilaj (500 meters from S.P.Ringroad towards ace tennis academy and shilaj lake.), +919426385615, e-mail: . 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 the top quality cinema theatres in Ahmedabad.

Watch a Bollywood (Hindi) / Hollywood film:

  • Cinépolis, Cinepolis India Pvt. Ltd., 3rd floor, Alpha One Mall, Vastrapur. A Mexican cinema chain, one of the best quality screens in Ahmedabad.
  • Mukta A2 Cinema, 4th floor, Gulmohar Mall, Ramdevnagar, Satellite, +91 79 30464500, e-mail: . A venture by renowned film - maker Subhash Ghai. The quality of viewing and the seats (esp. legroom) is 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 in India.

Buy[edit]

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

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Budget[edit]

  • Formule1 Hotel. The French discount major is opening in Prahladnagar 380015, in July 2012.[1] [dead link]
  • Ginger Hotel. Is located 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. It is a new four star hotel in the city of Ahmedabad, suited for business travellers. It is located centrally in the heart of business and shopping areas, off Drive-In Road.
  • Hotel Ramada. This is a new four star hotel in the city of Ahmedabad, suited for business travellers. It is located in Prahladnagar, near the SG Road, which is a new business and shopping area

Splurge[edit]

  • Hotel Pride. This hotel is in the Judge's Bungalows area by Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway.
  • Ista Ahmedabad. Located in the heart of the city adjacent to the Vastrapur Lake.

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 [2] [dead link]
  • Railways I.V.R.S. - 139
  • Railways General Enquiry - 131
  • Telephone Directory Inquiry - 197
  • Telephone Local Assistance - 199
  • Emergency - 108 (a special no. introduced by the Gujarat State Govt. for any emergencies)
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