Sunday, June 28, 2009

Ahmedabad Tourist Spot

Sidi Saiyadi Mosque
Sabarmathi Ashram
Sidi Saiyadi Mosque

There are many places in Ahmedabad to visit. It is the best place for Tourists to visit throughout the year. Sabarmati Ashram, Sidi Saiyadi Mosque, Ahmed Shah’s Mosque, Balvatika, Daria Khan’s Ghummat Rani Sipri’s Mosque and Tomb are some of the interesting places.

Sidi Saiyadi Mosque is known to every one for its twin windows of pierced stone, looking like of a tree with palm leaves and curving tendrils. This is a superb example of carving change the stone into filigree. A slave of Ahmed Shah, Sidi Saiyad constructed this mosque. This is a fine example of Indo-Sarcenic architecture and this windows wooden models are kept in New York and Kensington Museums.

Father of the Nation “Mahatma Gandhi” lived in the Sabarmathi Ashram from 1917 to 1930. This Gandhi Ashram is situated in the alongside of River Sabarmati. In this Ashram you can see Mahatma’s letter and a set of collection of photos of India’ freedom struggle movement. You can find peace in the shady trees in this Ashram. In the evening, light and sound show is an added attraction to this place.

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