It is the most posh area of the Ahmedabad city. It is famous for various shopping malls, lake, garden, hospital and bungalows. Many rich people including top government officers are staying here.
It is said to be one of the fastest growing areas in the city of Ahmedabad. It is located beside the Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, an area famous for its line of restaurants and shopping malls. The futuristic electric cremeation house is located in this area. Other landmarks of this area are the gurudwara and the nehru foundation / Center for environment education.
Sandesh, a newspaper published in the local language - Gujarati, has its head office in this area.
Bodakdev, an area adjoining Vastrapur is turning out to be a posh area with high real estate market value. It also houses the elite High Court Judges of Gujarat State.