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Sidi Sayeed Mosque, Ahmedabad, India

 
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Distance from city center: 2.2mi
snehism's pictureby snehism History & Culture travel tip
added on the 19th of April, 2011
This mosque is the icon of the city of Ahmedabad. The extra ordinary carving in windows of this mosque are world famous. It depicts the tree with intertwining branches, the carving looks like fine lace filigree work, but are hewn from solid stone. This mosque is more than 500 years old. It is also an interesting surrounded area where there is a lot of traffic, shopping streets and street hawkers. If you are not an Indian, it will be interesting to catch up with these people who sell so many things in one place. It will be very crowded on whatever day or time you go there.

Address:
Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
Mosque Times

How to get there:
Public Transport is an easiest option

 
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