Kalupur Tower

Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Striking clock tower.

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Nearby Ahmedabad (Amdavad) attractions

1. Swaminarayan Temple

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The glorious, multicoloured, carved-wood Swaminarayan Temple, in the old city, was built in 1822 as the first temple of the Swaminarayan Hindu sect…

2. Sidi Bashir Mosque

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Between Ahmedabad train station and Sarangpur Gate, the Sidi Bashir Mosque, built in 1452, is famed for its 21.3m-high shaking minarets (jhulta minara),…

3. Rani-na-Hazira

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The tomb of Ahmed Shah’s queen sits on a raised platform that’s engulfed by market stalls. Though it’s not in great shape, the jali screens are worth a…

4. Mausoleum of Ahmed Shah

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This atmospheric mausoleum, outside the east gate of the Jama Masjid, may have been constructed by Ahmed Shah himself before his death in 1442. His…

5. Jama Masjid

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Built by Ahmed Shah in 1423, the massive Jama Masjid ranks as one of India’s most beautiful mosques. Demolished Hindu and Jain temples provided the…

6. Rani Rupmati Mosque

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Dating from around 1430-40, the Rani Rupmati mosque was built by Sultan Mahmud Begada in memory of his wife, Rani Rupmati (the mosque is sometimes called…

7. Teen Darwaja

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To the east of Bhadra Fort stands the Teen Darwaja, which was the gateway into Maidan Shahi (Royal Sq), where royal processions and polo games took place.

8. Hutheesingh Temple

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Outside Delhi Gate, this Jain temple is one of 300 derasars in Ahmedabad. Even if you've already seen some, this one will make your jaw drop in wonder at…