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Sarkhej Rauza

Ahmedabad

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Sarkhej Rauza Overview

Ranked 18 of 681 sightseeing in Ahmedabad
Sarkhej Roza, a Complex of tombs, mosques, palaces, gardens and pavilions is located in the village of Makraba, 8 km South West of Ahmedabad. Known as 'Ahmedabad's Acropolis', this complex spread over 34 acres of land houses many tombs including that of Sufi Saint Ahmed Khatuu Ganj Bakshi who died in 1445.
The tombs, mosques, palaces and pavilions are arranged around a big tank. The buildings have outside structures like domes, pillars and brackets in Islamic style and the ornamentations and motifs in Hindu style. Instead of arches, inter-woven stones are used to give stability to the structures. The mosque and the tombs, the palaces and the gardens and pavilion give a religious, royal and social touch to this historic complex.
To protect these monuments Archeological Survey of India has formulated new by-laws, with the co-operation of the community living around in preservation activities. As a part of Heritage Week the Gujarat government is arranging Music Festivals at the complex every year.
Sarkhej Roza is a must visit destination for students of history and architecture. Casual tourists will also enjoy the trip to the site.
Sarkhej Roza is reachable by Gujarat state transport and private buses from the nearest railway station Kalupur.

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Elegant & decent Islamic architecture is attractiv

Elegant & decent Islamic architecture is attractiv  Video Review
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7th Feb 19

Saint's followers are visiting shrine from all over

Saint's followers are visiting shrine from all over  Video Review
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It was designed by Azam & Muazzam Khan(brothers)

It was designed by Azam & Muazzam Khan(brothers)  Video Review
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7th Feb 19

Tomb & Mosque complex work commenced in 1445

Tomb & Mosque complex work commenced in 1445  Video Review
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7th Feb 19

Situated in Makariba 7 kms SW away from Ahmedabad

Situated in Makariba 7 kms SW away from Ahmedabad  Video Review
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Sarkhej Rauza

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