When a city is ranked as the 3rd fastest growing city of the decade and India's best city to live in, it is no surprise that coliving for digital nomads is on the rise. But can the largest city in the state of Gujarat in Western India with a population of 5.6 million people be the place you want to choose as your next coliving destination?
The answer is Yes! It's oddly satisfying finding a city that has the best of both worlds. The Historic City of Ahmedabad is the first in India to earn the title UNESCO World Heritage City while actively developing communication, construction, and transport. Ahmedabad is thriving with a fascinating mix of the old and new.
With so much to see and do, it is a relief to know the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) is fast and reliable. It takes no time at all to get around whether visiting the Jama Masjid of Dehli, which is the largest Mosque in India or Kankaria Lake with amusement rides, a zoo, trains, and even a hot air balloon experience, making a trip there seem like a visit to a smaller Disneyland.
Ahmedabad is a paradise for food lovers. Most food outlets are serving only vegetarian food, strong traditions of the Hindu communities occupying almost 82% of the population. You find yourself asking who knew vegetarian could taste so good. With café culture trending, finding a coffee and decent Internet connection is undoubtedly easy to do, which is perfect for remote workers.
Weather is warm all year round, giving you more hours in a day to experience the art, history, and architecture on offer. Coliving is considered affordable. Crime is low and is so safe women feel comfortable venturing the vibrant food markets at night.
Here are some fun facts about Ahmedabad:
- Ahmedabad is home to the first all-vegetarian Pizza Hut in the world.
- Ahmedabad is a dry city. Alcohol is prohibited, contributing significantly to the low crime rate.
- Ahmedabad has a Kite Museum, a dream for kite enthusiasts.
- The city has its very own Horror Café, a little thrill to keep you kicking.