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#15 of 724 Places To Visit in Ahmedabad
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address
Old City, Manek Chowk, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380022, India
contact
+91-1800-233-7951
entry fee
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no entry fee
timings
All days of the week
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
visit duration
Around 1 hour

how to reach jama masjid

Jama Masjid lies by the side of SH 17 and you need to drive down Ellis Bridge and then the highway to reach here. It'll take you some 20 minutes to reach from the city center.

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about jama masjid

Revered as the oldest and most beautiful of all mosques of country, Jama Masjid has got a charm that remains unparalleled. It was built in 1424 when Ahmed Shah had the reins of Ahmedabad in his hands. It is built in yellow sandstone and houses the graves of Ahmed Shah, his queens, son and grandson. It leaves you in a trance with the mesmerising interplay of light and shadows that goes on in its archways. 

Though a substantial part of it crumbled in the earthquakes of 1819 and 1957, Jama Masjid is one of the favourite tourist attractions in the whole of Ahmedabad. Leaving the north gate of the Jama Masjid, you walk through a busy stretch towards Teen Darwaza, a ceremonial gateway built by Ahmed Shah.

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Junaid Shaikh
Junaid Shaikh
Superb mosque
Jun 30 2014
Tha jama masjid is a unique piece of architecture. It is situated in crowded area though you will enjoy the trip of jama masjid. It is very near to the railway station. The area and passage ways are vast. Also the jali work and pillars are excellent. ...... read more
Gupta Manoj
Gupta Manoj
Worth a visit if you are in old city
Jun 27 2014
The jama masijid is situated in the the heart of the old city.Easily accessible by public transport.Avoid going in your own vehical as it can get very crowded and cars are not allowed in the small alleys.
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