Thursday, 6 February 2014

Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad, India

By Raj Thakkar  |  10:58 3 comments

  In our previous article we talked about Historical Temples of Gujarat. Today we will provide you Information about Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad. In this post we will discuss about a brief history and glorious time of Jama Masjid. We are sure that after reading this article about Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad you will be willing to see Jama Masjid. Let us start our discussion.
Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad

Location of Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad
Manek Chowk,
Gandhi Road,
Danapidth,
Khadia,
Ahmedabad,
380001.

Brief History and Architecture of Jama Masjid Ahmedabad

   Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad is one of the greatest mosques of India. It was built in the year 1423. Jama Masjid was built by Sultan Ahmed Shah, who was the founder of city Ahmedabad. Yellow sandstones are used in the construction of Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad. Architecture of Jama Masjid is a blend of Hindu and Muslim Styling. Do you know that Jama masjid was built using rescued item which was made from demolished Hindu and Jain temples. It looks very beautiful and derive thousands of visitors every year.
Ahmedabad Jama Masjid

    Tomb of Sultan Ahmed Shah is located near eastern entrance. It houses the graveyard of three great rulers, Ahmed Shah 1st, his son, Mohammed Shah and his grandson, Qutub-Ud-Din Ahmed Shah 2nd. So friends this was little information about Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad, India. We hope that you enjoyed our article. Keep in touch for more historical places of India.

Author: Raj Thakkar

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

3 comments:

  1. @Raj, you have actually shared great information about the Jama Masjid of Ahmedabad. I didn’t know the history of this Masjid. I wonder what story each architecture in India hides behind its walls. Thanks for sharing the lovely and visually appealing blog.

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    1. Thanks Saachi, For your good words.

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  2. my grand father told me jami masjid, ahmedabad built on Kali mata temple

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