Best Places to Shop and Eat In Ahmedabad

Best Places to Shop and Eat In Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is a blissful city with the impressive Indo-Saracenic buildings and mosque. It is also known as the ‘Manchester City’ of India because of its textile industry. The city is rich in its cultural, historical, and natural sites with assortments of attractive places, religions and communities. Since it is the major industrial center, shopping hubs and food of this place attract visitors from all over the country. Travellers also come to buy embroidered fabrics and to taste the local cuisines of this place. There are also many shopping places and eateries in the city. Let us see some them below:

Places to Shop in Ahmedabad

Lal Darwaja

Lal Darwaja is one of the busiest markets in Ahmedabad. With a wide variety of sarees, shoes, chaniya doll, wallets, old books, belts and garments of children, this place becomes a shopper’s paradise. One can also easily bargain with the vendors and get goods at an affordable price.

Sindhi Market

Sindhi Market is popular for traditional items, bed sheets, dress materials, footwear, and much more. The market offers textile goods at a reasonable price. Due to the direct flow of goods from the textile industry, one can get good quality of materials without much hassle.


Dhalgarwad is known as a budget market, which offers a wide range of traditional clothes. It is an open shopping market of the city that sells antique jewellery, silk Patola saris, and bandhej, a traditional fabric. An amazingcollection of cotton prints including, mangalgiri, south cotton, jaipuri prints, and kalamkari are also easily available here.

Places to Eat in Ahmedabad

Bhatiyar Galli

Bhatiyar Galli is a paradise, especially for the non-veg lovers. This galli serves some delicious cuisines such as spicy meat samosa, deep fried meat balls, tava biryani, kebabs and much more.

Manek Chowk

Manek Chowk is famous for street food such as bhajipau, dosa, local sandwiches, Pani puri, etc.  One can also savor some mouth-watering kulfi and various local street snacks from here andit remains open till late at night.

Now that you know about all the wonderful places to shop and eat in Ahmedabad, it’s easy to plan your getaway to this inviting city. Apart from food and shopping, one can also visit some exclusive locations such as Sabarmati Ashram, Akshardham Temple, Balvatika and many more such places in the city. It’s a fun packed vacation altogether.