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About Ahmed Shah's Mosque

This mosque was named after the founder of Ahmedabad, Sultan Ahmed Shah, who commissioned the construction of the mosque. One of the oldest mosques in the city, it is famous for its stunning architecture and lies to the left of Bhadra Fort in Ahmedabad. Ahmed Shah's Mosque in Ahmedabad is a highly revered spiritual place that was established in 1414 A.D. The prayer halls, also known as Mehrabs, of the mosque have been intricately designed using black and white marble that has been set in beautiful patterns. The prayer chambers for men and women are separate. ‘Zenana’ is the prayer chamber for women and it lies in the north-east corner of the mosque. According to history, the Ahmad Shah Mosque was built as a holy place meant only for the nobles and the royal class.

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family, Couple
  • Not Allowed Footwear, Pets
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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