Gopi Lake

History

Gopi lake is a lake in the Gopipura locality in the city of Surat in Gujarat state of India. It was built in circa 1510 CE by Malik Gopi,




Gopi Lake
 who was an affluent merchant and governor of Surat during the Mughal Empire. In 2012, the lake was renovated by Surat Municipal Corporation and the area surrounding it was redeveloped as a recreational facility.


Sardar Patel Museum

Attractions of Sardar Patel Museum Surat

Planetarium- The planetarium in the complex is a spherical compound with a diameter of 16.30 m. It is an added attraction of this museum which runs a show on the origin of Universe regular           
Sardar Patel Museum

The compound displays the observation of the heavenly bodies including the stars, moon and planets displayed on the dome. The audio is played in three languages- Gujarati, Hindi and English.

Museum ;


The museum has more than 8400 antiquities including ancient manuscripts that exhibit the past heritage of the city. Artifacts and antiques in wood, porcelain, coins, copper, bronze, manuscripts, paintings, miniature paintings, sculptures, textile, etc. are an attractive scoop into the past. Documentaries are also showed in the auditorium aligned with the main museum body of the complex.

Science Gallery:


 This part of the complex houses a gallery that showcases science exhibitions in a fun way.


Ahmedabad restaurant

=> Places for ahmedabad restaurant list

=> Rajwadu

Near Jivraj Tolnaka, Behind Ambaji Temple, Malav Talav, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380007
079 2664 3839 - 

=> Swati Snacks

Panchavati Road, Law Garden, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380006
079 2640 5900 - 

Teen Darwaza

            Teen Darwaza is an architectural marvel, the beauty of which is surely going to leave you awestruck. Consisting of gorgeous arched gates, Teen Darwaza is one of the longest as well as the oldest gateways of the Ahmedabad city. It was established in the year 141 A.D. by Sultan Ahmed Shah, who founded the city of Ahmedabad. Read on to know more about Teen Darwaza of Ahmedabad, India…

Teen Darvaza
                Lying adjacent to the famous Bhadra fort, Teen Darwaza has been intricately carved. Initially, it served as an entrance to Royal Square at Bhadra Fort. The great Mughal emperor Jahangir used to come here along with his beloved wife Noorjahan, to take a look at the procession that started from this grand gateway and went nonstop till Jama Masjid. The walls and pillars of Teen Darwaza are beautifully designed.

Sidi Saiyad Ni Jali

=> Story & History 


An Amazing sidhi saiyad jali Located in center of the Ahmedabad city. The city was incredibly famed in a variety of Temple and places.

Sidi saiyad Ni Jali
             The adjacent in Lal darwaza sidi saiyad mosque and Sidi Saiyad’s mosque was built in 1573, and is one of the most famous mosques of Ahmedabad. One of the screen windows at the Siddi Saiyad mosque in the centre of the older city Ahmedabad.

             The mosque was built by Sidi Saiyyed, and he was a slave of Sultan Ahmed Shah. India includes ten semi circular windows, the application of which is emphasized by the fine mesh covering them, which is more commonly recognized as jail.

            The back wall is filled with quadrangle stone pierced panels in geometrical designs. The two bays flanking the middle aisle have reticulated stone slabs carved in designs of tangled trees as well as foliage, a palm and parasite motif.

Sarkhej Roza


  => HISTORIC VALUES


Sarkhej Roza comprises one of the most elegant and unique architectural complexes of Ahmedabad. In its architecture, Sarkhej Roza is an example of the early Islamic architectural culture of the region, which fused Islamic stylistic influences from Persia with indigenous Hindu and Jain features to form a composite “Indo-Saracenic” architectural style. The architectural style of Sarkhej Roza is a precursor to the Mughal period in a true amalgamation of Hindu, Jain and Islamic styles.

Sarkhej Roja

Hindu craftsmanship and construction know-how was overlaid on Islamic sense of geometry and scale. The Roza Complex at Sarkhej was built at the advent of Sultanate era.

  => Visiting Hours: 

                                   09:00 am to 06:00 pm Everyday

  => HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

          At the time when Ahmedabad city was built, which was during the reign of Ahmed Shah (1410-1443 A.D.), Sarkhej was a village with a population consisting of weavers and indigo-dyers who were predominantly Hindu. It became associated with the name of Shaikh Ahmed Khattu Ganj Baksh, a Sufi saint and a friend/advisor to Sultan Ahmed Shah, who in his later years retired to the quiet environment of Sarkhej, away from the city. The saint lived till he was 111 years of age and was greatly venerated during his lifetime.

Rani no hajiro

=>  Rani no hajiro


Rani no hajira

A Place for the QueensTo the east of Manek Chowk in Ahmedabad is one of the busiest markets with streets full of female clothes and accessories. Called the Rani no Hijro, this place was the resting place for queens in ancient times. Today, the streets here are crowded with shops selling female clothing, accessories and other decorative items. It lies at Manek Chowk, which is an eminent point in Ahmedabad and the street is a vegetable market in the morning and turns into an eatery and a happening market by night.

=> The legend of Manek Chowk, after whom this place has been named is quite interesting. The Chowk is named after a sage named Baba Maneknath. It is believed that when Ahmad Shah I started building the fort, Maneknath tried to break his efforts by interlacing a mat in the morning and then untying the mat by night. He was then called up by the emperor and asked to show his powers by entering into a kettle and shut inside forever. Once the sage went in, the king caught him and buried him there.

Manek Chowk (Ahmedabad) Night Food

=> Manek Chowk (Ahmedabad) Night Food

     Manek Chowk is a prominent city square in Ahmedabad. It functions as a vegetable market in the morning, a jewellery market in the afternoon and street food market at night.

Manek Chowk is most famous place in Ahmedabad for night food. Its food stalls start to emerge around 8:30 in the evening and continue till late night. Both local people and tourists gather in large number to savor the food.

 => Night food in Manek Chowk 

The food in Manek chowk is also quite reasonable. From all time favorites like Paav-bhaji and Paani-puris to Chinese and American styled cuisine with a ‘desi’ twist – its all available at Manek Chowk. 

Manek Chowk


Best Places to Eat

We have compiled a list of best restaurants and food stalls in Manek Chowk. If you would like to add some prominent place in the list then please mention it by commenting below.

=> Manek Pizza And Sandwich Center

If pizzas and sandwiches are what you crave for then go to this place. It is famous for it’s pizza, pineapple sandwich and club sandwich. And yeah it also serves first of its kind Cadbury and Ice-cream Sandwiches! Yummy!

Phone: 9825165103, 9904777776

=> Mahalaxmi Pavbhaji Center


Jama Masjid Ahmedabad


 =>  Lying opposite to Mahatma Gandhi Road, on the eastern side of Teen Darwaza, Jama      Masjid is one of the most splendid mosques of India. Constructed in the year 1423 A.D, the Ahmedabad Jama Masjid was established by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the founder of the Ahmedabad city. Read on to know more about Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad,


Jama Masjid 



    Made by using yellow sandstones, the architecture of this mosque is a blend of Hindu and Muslim styling. This edifice was built using items rescued from the demolished Hindu and Jain temples. Supported by 260 pillars, the Jama Masjid of Ahmedabad consists of 15 domes. Jama Masjid lies in the heart of the old city.

There are different entrances to the mosque. Near the eastern entrance, stands the tomb of the Sultan Ahmed Shah, which houses the graveyard of three great rulers, namely Ahmed Shah I, his son,