Ahmedabad City Tour
Pick up from your Ahmedabad city hotel for full day city tour of Ahmedabad. Visit-
Hatheesing Jain Temple - Hatheesingh Jain Temple was established in 1850 by Seth Hatheesing, who was a rich Jain merchant. This temple is dedicated to the 15th 'Jain Tirthankar', known as Dharamnath. The temple is made using white marble, which is adorned with intricately designed carvings. The temple is a double-storied building.
Bhadra fort - A beautiful monument that is famous for its intricate carvings, pattern works and beautiful frescos suits. In the year 1411, Sha Alam had built the fort.The fort got its name from the name of the Bhadrakali temple which is located in the premises of the fort. Arches at the entry gate, has some inscriptions that represents the history of the fort.
Jama Mosque - There are different entrances to the mosque. Near the eastern entrance, stands the tomb of the Sultan Ahmed Shah, which houses the graveyard of three great rulers, namely Ahmed Shah, his son, Mohammed Shah and his grandson, Qutub-Ud-Din Ahmed Shah. The strong structure of this mosque has been able to withstand the pressure exerted by heat and rough weather. A visit to this fabulous monument is indeed a must.
Kite Museum - The city of Ahmedabad is popular for the Kite Festival so it doesn’t come as a surprise if you find an entire museum dedicated to kites. The popular Kite Museum that houses some of the rarest kites in the world is a first of its kind in India and second in the world.
Sabarmati Ashram - On his return from South Africa, Gandhi’s first Ashram in India was established in the Kochrab area of Ahmedabad on 25 May 1915. The Ashram was then shifted on 17 June 1917 to a piece of open land on the banks of the river Sabarmati. Reasons for this shift included: he wanted to do some experiments in living eg farming, animal husbandry, cow breeding, Khadi and related constructive activities.
Shaking Minarets - The Shaking Minarets, Ahmedabad or the Jhulta Minar is one of the most unique monuments in Ahmedabad. Located in Siddi Bashir's Mosque near the Sarangpur gate this is one of the beautiful tourist places in the city.
Siddi Sayed Mosque - Located near Lal Darwaza in Ahmedabad, the mosque of Sidi Sayed is one of the most prominent mosques in the Ahmedabad city. Constructed in the year 1573, the mosque was established by Sidi Sayed, a slave of Sultan Ahmed Shah. Sidi Sayed mosque in Ahmedabad, India consists of ten semicircular windows, the appeal of which is accentuated by the splendid mesh covering them, which is more popularly known as 'Jali'.
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur - the first Temple of the Swaminarayan Sampraday, a Hindu sect. It was built on the instructions of Swaminarayan, the founder of the sect.
After sightseeing drop off to your hotel.
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