Ahmedabad is India's first UNESCO World Heritage city. The city of Ahmedabad is famous for its splendid architecture, the warmth of the locals and the tranquility of the Sabarmati Ashram. It is a city steeped in history and yet alert about the contemporary progress. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is just 15 km away from the city center. There are direct flights to New Jersey via Mumbai. Also, Ahmedabad is well connected to other cities of India by road. The Ahmedabad Railway Station also connects the city to other parts of the country. When looking for accommodation, there are a number of 2-star hotels in Ahmedabad for the tourists searching for more than basic services. Two-star hotels in Ahmedabad are usually smaller in size, two to four stories and situated near the most popular localities. The furnishing and amenities are clean but basic. Most two star hotels do not have in-house restaurants but will have affordable and well-rated restaurants at walkable distance. The atmosphere and the attitude of the staff are friendly. When visiting Ahmedabad, you have to visit the Sabarmati Ashram, Sidi Sayed Mosque, Bhadra Fort, Heritage Houses of Poles, Akshardham Temple, Kankaria Lake. Ahmedabad is well known for its textile industry, so you must shop at Thron Darwaja, Dhalgarwad, Ratan Pole, Manek Chowk near Lal Darwaja and newer markets like C.G.Road and Sarkhej. The most popular eateries to enjoy a good meal in Ahmedabad are Silver Dine at Hotel Platinum Inn, Max Kitchen, Tadka Punjabi, Havmor, Mirch Masala, King's Food Factory.