Jhulta Minar, Ahmedabad

Jhulta Minar

Also known as the Sheikh Minaret, these towers are located in the Sidi Bashir Mosque, built in 1452 AD. The minaret is his three storeys with carved balconies. These structures have fascinated and amazed the best architects and pioneering design engineers. What I can’t figure out is that when one minaret shakes, the other starts to vibrate.

Read More

History of Jhulta Minar

The mosque is believed to have been built by Sidi Bashir, a slave of Sultan Ahmed Shah, or Malik Saran, a noble in the court of Mahmoud Begada, a wealthy Sultan of Gujarat. increase. It was constructed. However, the architectural style and materials used to build these minarets are very similar to the period of the early 16th century.

Later in history, in 1753 AD to be exact, this building was severely damaged during the war between Maratha and his Sultan Khan of Gujarat.

Important sights in and around Julta Minar

Mosque of Ahmed Shah
This mosque was built by Sultan Ahmad Shah in his 1414 year. He was the one who founded the city of Ahmedabad. The chapel and the entire interior of the mosque are very elaborately designed with black and white marble. Apart from that, this place also has very beautifully carved stone pillars and Jali screens with great symmetry.

Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid was built by Ahmed Shah in 1423 and is one of his most beautiful mosques. Constructed of yellow sandstone, it is a perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles. And the chapel at this place has 15 domes of different heights and about 260 columns.

Sidi Sayyid Mosque
This mosque was built in 1573. He is also one of the last major mosques built in Ahmedabad by the Mughals. The sculpted Jaalis-like interior of this building, along with many other architectural examples, is known around the world and has become an enduring symbol of Ahmedabad.

Visit Anand Cloth Market, Sarampur Sindhi Market and more. Here you can buy bright and colorful Gujarati dresses to wear during special occasions and Navratri celebrations. At the local market, you can buy traditional dresses such as chanya choli, kedyu, kurono (kurta and dhoti), fent (hat) and oxidized traditional jewellery.

Kankaria Lake
An artificial lake east of Ahmedabad. The lake was basically created to provide a refreshing urban space for locals and tourists to relax. The lake also offers some great entertainment options such as a captive balloon safari by train.

Explore Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Sanskar Kendra

Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad Sanskar KendraSanskar Kendra’s industrial aesthetic of bricks and expos…
Read More

Sarkhej Roza

Sarkhej Roza, Ahmedabad Sarkhej RozaLocated 8 km southwest of the ancient center of Makarba, Sarh…
Read More
Jhulta Minar

Jhulta Minar

Jhulta Minar, Ahmedabad Jhulta MinarAlso known as the Sheikh Minaret, these towers are located in…
Read More

Nagina Wadi

Nagina Wadi, Ahmedabad Nagina WadiNaginaWadi is an island in the center of KankariaLake. Nagina W…
Read More

Dada Hari Wav

Dada Hari Wav, Ahmedabad Dada Hari WavDada Hari Wav is one of the must-see places in Ahmedabad. I…
Read More

Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Ashram Sabarmati AshramSabarmati Ashram, formerly known as Sathyagraha Ashram, is locat…
Read More

Explore Gujarat

Exit mobile version