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Tomb of Ahmed Shah in Ahmedabad

The founder of Ahmedabad in Gujarat in India is Ahmed Shah. In Ahmedabad near the Jama Masjid lies the Tomb of Ahmed Shah. The architectural extravagance and exquisite artwork makes the Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad simply a class apart.


Just on the eastern Gate of Jama Masjid stands the beautifully crafted Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad. From latticed windows to the intricately designed Islamic inscription, the Tomb of Ahmed Shah attracts tourists from all over. The cenotaphs of his son and grandson can also be seen in Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad. This is one of the beautiful monuments in Ahmedabad.

Ahmed Shah built Ahmedabad in 1411 and from then the name of Ahmed Shah is closely related to this beautiful city in Western India. Ahmed Shah was the ruler of Muzzafarid Dynasty and ruled in Gujarat from 1411 to 1442 and he founded the city of Ahmedabad and established it as his capital. During his rule Ahmedabad became one of the most prosperous cities in Western India.


The Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad is one of the most important tourist attractions of Ahmedabad. The tomb is square shaped with latticed stone windows. The women are not allowed in the central chamber in the Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad. Just across the main road is the Rani-no Hajiro where you can get to see the tombs of Ahmed Shah's queens. Though the Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad is in quite good shape yet the tombs of Ahmed Shah's wives are not in quite good shape.

One of the most beautiful architectural marvels is the Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad. Latticed windows, artistic craftsmanship, and domes and minarets give an exquisite look to the Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad. On your tour to Gujarat visit this ancient monument of the Mughal era and enjoy the art and architecture of the bygone era.

Besides the Tomb of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad, there are other important tourist attractions in Ahmedabad. You can plan a trip to the Jama Masjid. One of the principal mosques of the Islamic era is the Siddi Bashir Mosque which has the unique Shaking Minaret or Jhulta Minar.

The Rani Rupmati's mosque is also quite famous for its intricately designed minarets and unique architecture. The Hatheesing Jain Temples are also in Ahmedabad.

Tour to Ahmedabad will however be incomplete if you do not visit Rani Sipri's Mosque, Raj Rabri Mosque, Dada-hari-di-Vav, Victoria Gardens, Kutbi Mazar, Bhadra Fort, N C Mehta Museum of Miniatures and Calico Textile Museum. Tourists also plan a tour to Lothal where you can get to see the remnants of the Indus Valley Civilization.

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