Thursday, March 1, 2012

Kankaria Lake-Ahmedabad

Kankaria Lake is a multi-sided lake that was built by Sultan Qutab-ud-Din in the year 1451 A.D. It is basically an artificial lake with thirty four sides.
Lying on the south eastern side of the Ahmedabad city, the lake also has a fascinating island summer palace. People are of the say that Kankaria lake of
Ahmedabad was often visited by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir along with his wife Empress Noor Jahan. Read on to know more about the Kankaria Lake
in Ahmedabad,India…

Kankaria Lake is one of the most favorite picnic spots of the people of Ahmedabad. Adjacent to the lake, lies a beautiful garden called Nagina Wadi.
For people seeking peace, there can be no better place than Kankaria Lake. The pleasing view of the lake, the humming and chirping of birds and the
greenery bordering the lake will make you fall in love with this place. You can also avail the boating facility. Kankaria Lake provides a beautiful
view of the sunset. There is also a zoo and children's park located nearby the lake.

Kankaria is the biggest lake in the city of Ahmedabad. It was built by sultan Ahmed Shah.
Present Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Narendra Modi has begun new development of the area. The road on the periphery of the Lake is being reconstructed as a pedestrian zone, and a toy train named the 'Atal Express' will circle the lake.
The place is enjoyed as a place for YOGA, walking, and running, especially in the very early morning. There are also other attractions like a zoo, Nagina Wadi, Balvatika, an aquarium and gardens. Kankaria Zoo has also records in breeding of rare species in Zoo which make them to feel that they are attached with nature and not cages. Tourists/visitors will remember this place for years together.

Timings for visiting the Place
Mon: 5 AM - 7 PM
Tue: 5 AM - 7 PM
Wed: 5 AM - 7 PM
Thus: 5 AM - 7 PM
Fri: 5 AM - 7 PM
Sat: 5 AM - 7 PM
Sun: 5 AM - 7 PM

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