About Maninagar, Ahmedabad
Maninagar or Mani Nagar is one of the most prominent localities in the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. It is located in the southern part of the city and boasts of modern-day facilities, including schools, colleges, banks, shopping places, restaurants and Ahmedabad hotels. The popular Nagina Wadi and Kankaria Lake are also located in Mani Nagar. It is also a major transportation hub with a railway junction, a bus station and a BRTS hub (Bus Rapid Transit System). The area’s claim to fame is its association with Narender Modi, who served the Gujarat Legislative Assembly from this constituency from 2002 to 2014.
Shopping and Dining in and around Maninagar
There are a number of shops, supermarkets, malls and other shopping options near hotels in Maninagar, Ahmedabad, where tourists can buy an array of local things, including Gujarat’s famous patola silk sarees, khadi products and snacks. They can head to the nearby popular markets like Rani No Hajiro, Lal Darwaza Market, Sindhi Market, Dhalgarwad Market, Riverfront Market and Manek Chowk to purchase local must-buy items while on a trip to Ahmedabad. There are many malls too located within half an hour of Maninagar hotels like 10 Acres, CG Square Mall, Osia Shopping Mall and Ahmedabad One Mall.
Tourists are in for a treat while staying in this part of the city as the locality is dotted with several dining options, including dessert parlours, quick bites and casual and fine dining restaurants. Among the good places to eat in Maninagar are Shree Annpurna, City Corner, Purohit Restaurant, New Freeze Land, Hocco Eatery, Rasna, World Cuisine Restaurant, Lijjat Khaman, Farki and Khichdi. Also popular are Karnawati Dabeli Centre, Sankalp, Prince Bhaji Pav, William John’s Pizza, The Egg Eatery-Eggstremely Delicious, Real Paprika, Mehmaan, and Mirch Masala, among other nearby options.
Places to Visit in and around Maninagar
Nagina Wadi and Kankaria Lake are two of the must-visit tourist attractions in the vicinity of hotels in Maninagar. Other attractions in the vicinity include Balvatika & N. H. Museum and Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden that are most popular among kids. Furthermore, tourists can plan a visit to Rani No Hajiro (4.2 km), Jama Masjid (4.6 km), Teen Darwaza (4.7 km), Sidi Sayyed Mosque (5.5 km), Parimal Garden (6.6 km), Riverfront Flower Park (7 km), Bai Harir Vav (7.2 km), and Hutheesing Jain Temple (7.4 km), to mention a few.
How to Reach Maninagar
Maninagar is a transportation hub with intra-state and inter-state bus station, a Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) hub as well as a railway station – the only locality in Ahmedabad to have its own station. In addition to buses and trains, auto-rickshaws, taxis, pre-booked cabs, etc. are also available for commuting in and around this locality. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is 13 km away from here and can be reached in under half an hour from here.