Ahmedabad (also called Amdavad) is Gujarat"s biggest city and a bustling metropolis with a long history. Founded in 1411, the Ahmedabad of the 21st excellent museums, fine restaurants and fabulous night markets. Among the many highlights are:

Sabarmati Ashram, where Mahatma Gandhi set up his headquarters during the long struggle for India"s independence. It presently houses a museum and gallery.
Calico Museum of Textiles, which contains one of the world"s finest collections of antique and modern Indian textiles, all handmade and up to 500 years old.
Jama Masjid built in 1424, one of the largest mosques in the Indian subcontinent.
Sidi Saiyad Mosque, known for its intricately carved spiderweb fine stone latticework windows (jails), depicting the "tree of life".
Kankaria Lake and the Sabarmati waterfront recreation spaces in the heart of the city

Ahmedabad has excellent connectivity to all parts of India and beyond by air / road / rail. There are 18 flights a day to Mumbai, 12 flights to Delhi, and direct international flights from Bangkok, Dubai, Newark (USA), Qatar, Singapore, etc. The state of Gujarat is the chemical hub of India and produces over half of India"s petroleum, 62% of petrochemicals, 70% of polymers, and the home to the world"s largest greenfield refinery.