Friday, 17 January 2014

Sidi Saiyad Mosque In Ahmedbad

By Raj Thakkar  |  22:44 No comments

Brief History of Sidi Saiyad Mosque
   Sidi Saiyad Mosque is also known as Sidi Saiyad ni Jali. Here in this post I will tell you the brief History of Sidi Saiyad ni Jali which include who built this mosque? How much time taken for construction of Sidi Saiyad Mosque? and many things. Let us start with location. It is located at center of ahmedabad Lal Darwaja. Rail way station and Bus stand both are near from Sidi Saiyad mosque. So you can come here by bus or by train. 
Sidi Saiyad Mosque

    Sidi Saiyad Mosque is one of the famous mosques of India which is situated at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Slave of Sultan Ahemad Shah named Sidi Saiyad built this Sidi Saiyad mosque in 1573. Mosque was built during the last year of Gujarat Sultanate. Sidi Saiyad mosque became famous for it's latticework windows which are also known as Jalis. Construction of this mosque was done in Indi Saracenic Architecture. Sidi Saiyad ni jali becomes inspirations for logo of Indian Institute of management Ahmedabad. 
Sidi Saiyad ni Jali

      Britishers extracted a central jali and took it to London for put it into museum for show. Sidi Saiyad Mosque derives thousonds of visitors every year. People from all over the world came Ahmedabad for see the art of Sidi Saiyad Mosque. Excellent work is done by sidi Saiyad in construction of Sidi Saiyad ni jali. If you don't visited this place yet then believe me go just once to ahmedabad for see the Sidi Saiyad mosque. You will be surprised by looking at latticework by your own eye.Have a nice day. 

Author: Raj Thakkar

Raj Thakkar is a Blogger (By Choice) from Bhuj.He has completed his B.Tech. CE from Ganpat University.

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