International Kite Festival takes place every hear in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The festival takes place on makar Sankranti day what Gujaratis celebrate as Uttarayan. It is a state holiday and people take to the streets and terrace to fly colorful kites. This is a phenomenon in all Gujarat cities. The Gujarat tourism department give new dimension when they decided to organize a Internationl Kite festival annually in Ahmedabad. This festival started in 1989. Kite fliers from around the world take part in this event. For your comfortable stay Ahmedabad has various hotels to meet your budget needs.
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