History of Ahmedabad


Sidi Saiyad's Mosque

The mosque is entirely arcuated. The mosque has ten screen windows (jails) 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 tees and foliage, a pal and parasite motif. This intricately carved stone window is called the Sidi Saiyad Jali.


Rani Sipri's Mosque

Rani Sipri was one of the Hindu queens of the king of Ahmedabad. The Rani Sipri’s Mosque was commissioned by Rani Sipri of Ahmedabad and speaks volumes of the inter-religious marriage trend that became quite popular among the indian royalty, to facilitate political alliance. The mosque is believed to have been built is 1514 A.D. by Rani Sipri, wife of mehmud Begada.


Jhulta Minar

Ahmedabad is well known for its swaying minarets, more commonly known as Jhulta Minar. A classic example of superb craftsmanship. Jhulta Minar is actually a part of the mosque Siddi Bahir. The mosque has been constructed in such a manner that, if you apply a little force on its upper arc. The Minar tends to sway. For kids, Jhulta Minar in Ahmedabad, India is a real fun place.


BRTS Bus Route (Noon Tour)

BRTS (Janmarg) is more than just moving people efficiently. Janmarg is about creating an identity for public transport in Ahmedabad. It is about creating an image that will define the ethos of Ahmedabad as a city that is ready to accept change, a city that has a vision for the future, a city that will transform the image of public transport in india.