Ahmedabad has a fine
architectural heritage offering
everything for a tourist with wanderlust. The Sabarmati Ashram, the Sidi
Sayyed Mosque, Jamma Masjid, Kankaira Lake, the shaking minarets, the Calico
Museum of Textiles, the Shreyas Flok Museum and the Vechaar Utensils Museum are
some places of interest.
A popular picnic spot constructed
by Sultan Qutub-ud-Din.It is a scenic artificial lake surrounded by a park and has a zoo, a
library, mirror house and a childrenís park.
Hathi singh temple
A Jain temple located
north of Delhi Gate constructed of white marble in 1848 , by Kesarisin and
Hatheesing, the shrine is dedicated to
Dharamnath, the 15th Teerthankar.
triple-arched gateway originally meant to serve as the royal entrance to the
Maidan Shahi or Royal Square
The Cathedral of Friday Mosque Jama Masjid was built in 1424 by Sultan Ahmed Shah . The mosque has 256 pillars, which
support fifteen domes (cupolas) has a large marble courtyard with a small,
reflecting pool in the center, is one of the finest and biggest mosques of
India .There are intricate Hindu
carvings on the pillars.
Sidi saiyadís mosque
mosque Situated in Lal Darwaja, A fine example of Indo-Islamic
architecture,has elaborately carved
domes and ceilings. The lattice work on the screens and windows are very
skillfully done. it was built by Sidi Saiyed, a slave of Ahmad Shah in
Ahmed shahís mosque
is one of the oldest mosques in the city, built in 1414. It has been built
and embellished with stones, pillars .
Rani sipriís mosque
Sardar Patel Road
, Built one of the Rani of Mahmud Bagharra in 1514 , this
mosque is also known as Masjid-e-Nagira (Jewel of a Mosque). It has ornamented
minarets an example of super workmanships and design.and
a tomb of Rani Sipri,
Mosque, southeast of the railway station, is famous for its 25 m shaking minaret.
Swami narayana temple
in 1950, this temple, located in the northern part of the city, is dedicated to
Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
you would like to capture the real ambience of rural life, than a trip to
Vishall is must , where visitors can savour authentic Gujarati village
cuisine, before wandering through the grounds to see a museum devoted to Indian
utensils.Utensils have been placed in a simple structure set around an open
courtyard. Collected from all over
, the endeavour is to demonstrate the purity of form and shape in these objects of
utility. The pot to store water in, utensils to cook and serve in, spoons, rolling
pins, a huge vessel in which buttermilk was churned, each object is beautifully
conceived and created to prove that beauty lies in the simple objects of everyday
use. The museum celebrates the simple but perfectly designed objects of everyday
use.it is located just 4 Km from
Ahmedabad, in Vasana.You can see potters and weavers at work in their mud and
wells (vavs or baolis)
trip to Ahmedabad will be incomplete without a visit to The Dada Hari Vav. It is a
`step well' with a difference. It has
intricately carved walls, pillars and the steps lead down to different levels and
ends in a small well. It is a five storey structure meant for providing
cool and secluded chambers durings hot summer months.
place from where , Mahatma Gandhi "The Father of Nation "began his Dandi
March , a Protest against the British Government ,against the bill passed by the
Government It is a very peaceful place with simple rooms exhibiting the
great manís biography, photographs, quotes and paintings.
Other Places of Interest
Situated 80 km from Ahmedabad , a
site of ancient Harappan Civilization dating back to 22nd millennium B.C , can be
reached by train also , alight at Burkhi is the nearest railhead on the Ahmedabad
Bhavnagar railway line.
of Ahmedabad, are the exquisitely carved sun temples (dedicated
to Surya - the Sun God)
at Modhera 97 kms
from Ahmedabad, The Modhera Temple,
is one of most magnificent monuments ,
built in 1025 AD by
the Solanki kings.
The best time to visit :- The best
time to visit is between October
is well connected by air
is well connected by , rail to most parts of the country
connected by road to most parts of the country