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Sidi Saiyad Masjid, Ahmedabad

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Regarded as one of the holiest places in Gujarat, Sidi Saiyad Masjid features strikingly decorated latticework windows. Built in 1573, this well-maintained gem of the so-called Indo-Saracenic style attracts visitors from all over the world. Located in central Ahmedabad, the masterpiece with elaborate floral designs carved out of yellow stone remains the symbol of the city and the grandeur it possessed during the Gujarat Sultanate. Before you head to Ahmedabad, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Ahmedabad vacation generator, to make sure you see all that Ahmedabad has to offer, including Sidi Saiyad Masjid.
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You'll find a large choice of accommodations across the sprawling urban area of Ahmedabad. Rental accommodations, simple family-run guesthouses, youth hostels, and hotels in formerly residential blocks appear throughout the city, with more established options the closer you get to the river, and the suburban parts offering the most cost-effective choices. On the river's westerly bank sit its main hotels, with a good selection of standard and upmarket options along Paldi Road and those around it.
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  • It is an oasis among the concrete jungle. I wanted to visit this place for sure as the jaali work in the mosque is symbol of Ahmedabad in her tourism posters. The jaali works are mind blowing and I ca...  more »
  • Beautiful carvings of the sidi saiyed's jali/mosque reminds us about the glorious history of India and it rich cultural heritage.  more »
  • It is one of the oldest mosque in the city and it's​ widely famous outside Ahmedabad. As a visitor you will be amazed with the work of it.  more »
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  • A lesson for modern India and the world! This was commissioned by the Ethiopian governor and general of Ahmadabad who had worked his way out of slavery, crossed half the world, integrated into a new culture and was accepted! It is a story of migration, plurality, openness and civil society. As a proud Canadian I think everyone should learn this lesson .
  • Carving on Stone is awesome and extra ordinary. Very much Historic Place of Ahmedabad. Simply Great Place. Proud to have it in Ahmedabad.
  • Greatest Heritage value. Excellent carving work. Perfect landmark of Ahmedabad city'.
  • The simplicity of this place is quite attractive. This mosque is historic in its own sense, the jali at the back of the mosque is the logo of prestigious MBA institute IIM A making this place more special and its rustic aura just appeases the eye of the traveller, situated very well in Ahmedabad it's a must visit.
  • It's located in the center of the Ahmadabad city, one of the best structure of ancient Indian architecture, such a beautiful curving of stone. Pretty huge structure right next to the railway station.