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Abhay Ghat Ahmedabad

Abhay Ghat; An unexplored place in Ahmedabad, not much on Tourists list!

Abhay Ghat; An unexplored place in Ahmedabad, not much on Tourists list!

We all have once visited the famous city Ahmedabad of Gujarat for at least once for many reasons. It could be Gandhi Ashram, the markets, the famous Sabarmati River Front and much more. But there is also an unheard place which is less on tourists mind and yet famous for the person and his good deeds towards the nation.

Abhay Ghat, Ahmedabad

Abhay Ghat is a memorial that is dedicated to Morarji Desai. The ghat is located in the banks of River Sabarmati in Ahmedabad. It is a black marble platform that is built at the spot of cremation of Morarji Desai, the former Prime Minister of India. Desai was the world’s oldest living former head of government.

Abhay Ghar Morarji Desai

Tourist Attractions in Abhay Ghat 

Abhay Ghat holds the cremation spot of the former Prime Minister of India, Morarji Desai. There is a garden where one can find peace. Opposite to the Abhay Ghat, You can visit to famous Gandhi Ashram and Khadi Cloth shop.

Morarji Desai Abhay Ghat

How to Reach Abhay Ghat

Ahmedabad is easily accessible from any part of the country. It holds an international airport, which links it with many international destinations. Once inside the city, you can find numerous forms of transportation to reach the Abhay ghat. The ghat is located on banks of Sabarmati river, Near Ashram Road. Airport is very near to the Abhay Ghat/ The nearest is the Bus station in Vadaj .

Other closest stations to Abhay Ghat are:

  • Collector’s Office is 285 meters away, 4 min walk.
  • Subhash Bridge Circle is 435 meters away, 6 min walk.

You can find cabs, buses and autos from any part of the city to this spot. Frequency of transportation of this memorial is less and thus, reaching Abhay Ghat could be bit difficult. However, you have Google Maps which can let you reach here peacefully.

Morarji Desai Memorial Ahmedabad Abhay Ghat

Best Time to Visit Abhay Ghat

If you visit during the summer season,the humidity and heat of the city can cause dehydration. Monsoons are always a hindrance for outdoor sightseeing. Thus, it is better to choose the winter season. Winter starts in October and ends in March. The climate is pleasing and clear for sightseeing. So, the best time is between October to February.

Entry Fee and Visiting Time of Abhay Ghat

The memorial is open throughout the day and throughout the year. No entry charge or camera charge is imposed on any of the visitors.

AddressNear Ashram Road, Opp. Collector Office, Ashram Rd, Hridaya Kunj, Old Wadaj, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380027

Timings:8 am to 6 pm






  • Paresh Pagi

    June 7, 2019

    Hello, Goats can u please make video of this Abhay Ghat…


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