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Ahmed Shah Mosque in Ahmedabad

·  Summer: (23°C-46°C) Extremely hot
·  Winter: (10°C-36°C) Cool climate, not chilling
·  Monsoon: July-October. Medium to heavy rainfall.

Best time to visit:  October-March

Opening Time: 06:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 08:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week

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One of the prime religious places in Ahmedabad, Ahmed Shah Mosque gets its name from the city’s founder. Built way back in the year 1414, the mosque is well-known for its architectural design which consists of ornamental grills and intricate details. The use of white and black marbles in the prayer halls (called Mehrabs) adds to the beauty of this structure. Another highlight of the mosque is the worship chamber meant for women called Zenana.

Huge stone pillars, brackets and beams are the elements of the Gujarat school of architecture. These are the evidence for the belief that the mosque stands on an ancient Hindu Temple. The beautiful garden surrounding the mosque lends charm to the site. When in Ahmedabad, you can also visit many other religious tourist attractions like Sidi Sayed Mosque, Juma Masjid, Hathi Singh Jain Temple and more.

Road: Located near Bhadra Fort, the mosque can be accessed in an auto-rickshaw, cycle-rickshaw or taxi from any part of the city. Ahmedabad is one of the top cities of Gujarat and is regularly served by state transport buses.

Railway: Ahmedabad has its own railway station which is about 5 km. away from the mosque. The distance between the station and the mosque can be easily travelled in auto-rickshaws and taxis.

Airway: One of the most convenient ways to visit the mosque is by air as it is located close to Ahmedabad International Airport (about 5 km. away). After getting down from the plane, one can hire taxis to travel the road distance.