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With its quiescent setting and central location, this splendid garden witness a steady crowd every evening. Picnickers and cheerful kids create a vibrant atmosphere around the garden. It hosts a range of cultural and musical events regularly. Law Garden is also the venue of the famed night market in Ahmedabad. Visit to feel the easygoing vibe of the city.
Built by Sidi Saiyeed in 1573, this mosque emanates the rich history of the land through intricate carvings and unique styling. The construction pattern of Sidi Saiyeed Mosque is truly one-of-a-kind and mesmerizes visitors with the Indo-Saracenic architectural style. The spectacular windows or Jalis (10 in number) that portray intertwined branches of a tree should not be missed here.
Established in the 15th Century, Bhadra Fort is a prominent tourist attraction in the city of Ahmedabad. Built by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the Fort holds a temple of goddess Bhadra, a milder embodiment of Bhadrakali. The fort is widely used in hosting official functions and events currently. Made with red stones, the building is a true representation of the prodigious past of the city.
Another stunning sight of blended architecture in Ahmedabad, Rani Rupmathi Mosque entrhralls with it tall minarets and intricate aesthetics. Partly in ruins, the portion of the mosque where natural light illuminates the interiors continues to be a mystery to tourists. This mosque should be included in a tour itinerary of Ahmedabad.
Sanskar Kendra emanates an undeniable cultural charm. Located in the vicinity of the Tagore Hall, a prominent cultural venue in Ahmedabad, the building is a grand illustration of modernist architecture. The Kite Museum housed in the building has accentuated the cultural prominence. Do find time to appreciate the commendable architectural prowess of its creator, Le Corbusie.
Ahmedabad is a city full of reminiscences of its glorious past. Teen Darwaza is one such spectacle located very close to Bhadra Fort. This arched gateway, with its intricate carvings, is one of the finest examples of Islamic architectural patterns. The unique design on the central window with palm trees and snakes is particularly eye-catching. Teen Darwaza can be considered as one of the salient sights of the city.
Hathee Singh Temple is a prominent place of worship of Jains. The 19th-century spectacle has superior architectural motifs and is made of white marble. The intricate carvings speak vividly of the renowned architectural lineage of the region. The complex comprises more than 50 separate holy abodes and is dedicated to Dharmnath, a jain proponent. This is definitely worthy of a visit in Ahmedabad.
This colorfully-decorated Hindu place of worship is not to be missed in Ahmedabad. The 19 century temple, where the main deity is Narnaryan Dev (a merger of the human and divine form) is truly a remarkable sight of India's religious fervor. The structure uses a lot of teak wood in its design and that adds a unique characteristic to the temple. Swaminarayan Mandir complex, which attracts large number of visitors during festival times, has modern support facilities like a state-of-the-art medical facility in the premises.
This national monument served as the residence of Mahatma Gandhi, who was India's Father of the Nation for 12 years. Devotedly maintained by Gandhi Ashram Preservation & Memorial Trust, the complex has a museum, several small cottages and a library. Visitors can take a walking tour of the ashram that also includes a painting gallery. This glorious abode of one of the chief architects of present India is a sight one can't miss on a trip to Ahmedabad.
Located towards the western sides of the city, this lake is a landmark attraction in Ahmedabad. Lot of families and picnickers can be spotted here almost any time of the day. Located nearby to IIM Ahmedabad, the lush green garden surrounding the lake creates pleasing aesthetics. There is also a children's park and an open air theater, which is a popular venue in the city. This scenic spot should be included in a sightseeing itinerary of the city.
Promoting handloom and handicraft-artisans, this village has been developed under the Urban Haat Schemes of the Indian government. The facility has stalls and platform shops for artisans, a craft gallery, an amphitheater, and a food court. The amphitheater has a capacity of 2000, and regularly hosts cultural and entertainment events. A good place to feel the cultural dynamics of the city and to shop for souvenirs.
This heritage structure has very well preserved a forgotten charm of olden day architecture. With, people still living there, the centuries-old building houses a shop that sells traditional art and crafts. The architecture of Heritage House of Poles is something to be appreciated in Ahmedabad.