Park Plaza, Ahmedabad

Getting There

Ahmedabad or what the average Gujarati calls, "Amdavad", is named after its founder, Ahmed Shah who founded the city in 1411 A.D to serve as his capital. The city, known across the globe for its vibrant festivities and celebrations, enjoys a thriving cultural tradition, being the centre of Gujarati cultural activities and diverse traditions of different ethnic and religious communities.


Ahmedabad is one of the largest industrial centres in Western India. It is an industrial base for sectors such as chemicals, textiles, drugs and pharmaceuticals and agro and food processing industries.  The city is also developing excellent urban infrastructure for services economy which includes development of BRTS ( Bus Rapid Transport System) and proposed Metro project which aims to link the city with Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat.


The city is also a prominent centre of education, information technology and scientific industries, the prominent ones being the Indian Institute of Management (IIMA), the Mudra Institute of Communications (MICA), National Institute of Design, Gujarat Vidyapeeth and the Nirma University of Science and Technology.


Distances to key landmarks

Airport  -  12 km/ 7.5 miles

Kalupur Railway Station -   5 km/3 miles

Central Bus Stand  -  5 km/ 3 miles

Paldi Bus Stand  -  2 km/ 1.25 miles

Ashram Road  -  1 Km/ 0.5 miles

C G Road  - 1.5 Km/ or 1 mile

S G Road  -   7 km or 4 miles

Kankaria Lake  -   6 km/4 miles

Gujarat High Court  - 10 km/6.25 miles

Tagore Memorial Hall  -  2 km/ 1.25 miles

Gujarat Conventional Centre  -  6 km/ 3 miles

Gandhinagar   -  28 km/17 miles

Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar-  28 km/17 miles