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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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