The city was founded in 1411 by Sultan Ahmed Shah to serve as the capital of the Gujarat Sultanate.

Ahmedabad ( Amdavad) is the largest city of Gujarat.This city is located on the banks of River Sabarmati, also famous for the ashram of Ghandi.

Sand stone latticework windows (jalis) of the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque.

The Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, popularly known as Sidi Saiyyid ni Jali locally, built in 1572 AD, is one of the most famous mosques of Ahmedabad. IIM , Ahmedabad's logo is inspired by this work.

Inside the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque

The mosque is entirely arcuated and is famous for beautifully carved ten stone latticework windows (jalis) on the side and rear arches. The rear wall is filled with square stone pierced panels in geometrical designs. The two bays flanking the central aisle have reticulated stone slabs carved in designs of intertwined trees and foliage and a palm motif.

Kirti Stambh in Hutheesing Jain Temple

Inspired by the 12th century Kirti Stambha situated at Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan

Outerwall of Hutheesing Jain Temple

Outerwall of Hutheesing Jain Temple

Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Ashram (Gandhi Ashram) is in the Sabarmati, on the banks of the River Sabarmati.

Hutheesing Temple ( હઠીસિંહનાં દેરા)

Built in 1848 by a wealthy Ahmedabad trader, this is the best known Jain temple in Ahmedabad city.


Gateway to Shree Swaminarayan Temple

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