Siddi Sayid’s Mosque
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Siddi Sayid’s Mosque information
One of Ahmedabad’s most stunning buildings, this mosque is famed for its exquisite jali windows, spiderweb fine, depicting the intricate intertwining branches of the ‘tree of life’. Built in the year the Mughals conquered Gujarat (1573), by an Abyssinian in the Gujarati army, it was once part of the old citadel wall.