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Thol Lake

Thol, Gujarat

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Thol Lake

Thol Lake is an artificial lake near Thol village . It was constructed as an irrigation tank in 1912. It is a fresh water lake surrounded by marshes. It was declared the Thol Bird Sanctuary in 1988; it is a habitat to 150 species of birds, about 60% are waterbirds. Many migratory birds nest and breed in the lake and its periphery.



Attractions near Thol Lake

Science City13.44km from Thol Lake

Gujarat Science City is a remarkable initiative taken up by the Government of Gujarat to spread general awareness and a scientific temperament especially among the youth of the country. Spread over 107 hectares of land, the center also holds frequent talk shows and workshops for students and science enthusiasts.

Vastrapur Lake16.65km from Thol Lake

Vastrapur Lake is situated in western part of Ahmedabad. It is officially named after Narsinh Mehta.Every weekend, many people visit this lake. It currently boasts an open-air theater and children's park. There is a pathway all around the lake which serves many walkers and joggers in the early mornings and in the evenings. The lush green lawns surrounding this lake also serve as a central hub of Ahmedabad, wherein various cultural events take place regularly.

Sundarvan16.98km from Thol Lake

It is a nature discovery center, Sundarvan as you walk lightly round bamboo grooves and a banyan tree you might spot a tortoise blocking off your way or a love bird buzzing away or maybe a snake skin resting by means of the pond. This natural refuge is indeed a mini zoo dedicated to spreading awareness and sensitivity towards nature. It is most acknowledged for the type of snakes like Russel's viper, Red Sand boa and the revered Indian cobra.

The Adalaj Stepwell18.04km from Thol Lake

Built-in 1498 in the memory of Rana Veer Singh, by his wife Queen Rudadevi. Step wells like the one in Adalaj were once integral to the semi-arid regions of Gujarat, as they provided water for drinking, washing, and bathing. These wells were also venues for colorful festivals and sacred rituals.

Sabarmati Ashram19.75km from Thol Lake

Once the residence of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba, Sabarmati Ashram is undoubtedly the biggest tourist attraction situated in the 5km north of Ahmedabad's centre, Gujarat. Located on the tranquil and serene stretch of Sabarmati River, it is also referred to as the 'Gandhi Ashram', 'Mahatma Gandhi Ashram' and most importantly, 'Satyagraha Ashram' as Gandhi began the famous 'Dandi March' from here. It is believed that Mahatma Gandhi chose this site for it is located between a prison and a

Parimal Garden20.08km from Thol Lake

Parimal Garden is a beautiful well-maintained garden in the heart of Ahmedabad. Replete with swings and dotted with stone benches, the park is popular among both adults and kids alike. Mostly used for morning and evening walks, the garden also has routine laughing clubs for the elderly.

Where is Thol Lake

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Gandhinagar6 attractions

Gandhinagar city is a well planned city like Chandigarh. It had a literacy rate of 76.5% in 2001 which rose by an impressive 10 percentage points in 10 years to literacy rate of 85.78% in 2011.