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Ahmedabad Lens: Sarkhej Roza

Photo © Reema Modha Shah | Sarkhej Roza Ahmedabad

Guest Contributors:  Reema Modha Shah and Disha Patel Sarkhej Roza was built in honour of Shaikh Ahmed Khattu Ganj Baksh. He was a Sufi saint and a friend of Mohammed  Ahmed Shah; the then ruler of Ahmedabad city. Sarkhej Roza is a very quiet and beautiful place, and during monsoons one can relive ...

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Ahmedabad Lens: Jama Masjid

Photo © Jay Thakkar | Jama Masjid Ahmedabad

Built in 1423 AD by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the Jama Masjid or Jami Mosque is considered to the benchmark of mosque design in Western India. The architect has incorporated two types of sanctuary facades, the screen of arches and the pillared portico, with the screen in the centre and the portico on the wings. ...

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Instameet 4.0 : Adalaj Step Well

InstaMeet 4.0: Spend three hours snapping photos with other Amdavadi Instagrammers | Photo © IGA

Instagram Ahmedabad is organizing Instameet 4.0 at Adalaj Step Well on Sunday 29th September 2013 from 8 AM to 10 AM. Have no idea what an Instameet feels like? Click here for  pictures from Instameet 3.0. What to know more about Instameets in Ahmedabad? Here are some myths and facts about ...

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