Sidi Saiyad Mosque

India’s First Heritage city

Ahmedabad entitled with UNESCO World Heritage City of India in july 2017. It’s first city of India declared based on various criteria among the Delhi, Mumbai and other Metro cities of India.

Here is the list of the heritage places in Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has taken very effective steps to protect heritage places to gain heritage city status. One of the examples is they have not destroyed the old architecture, 100+ years old Steel Bridge “Ellisbride” was not in good condition instead of destroying it created supporting 2 bridges. See it the below image.

Ellisbridge In Center
100+ years old Ellisbridge in Center

100+ years old Ellisbridge in Center heritage city of india

Bhadra fort – Before and after renovation. The only fort of Ahmedabad.

Here is the list of heritage places in Ahmedabad (heritage city of India)

  • Gandhi Asharam
  • Hutheesing Jain Temple – Best for architectural beauty
  • Jhulta Minara – Shaking minara
  • Kankaria Lake – Iconic place of Ahmedabad
  • King’s Tomb (Badshah no Hajiro)
  • Queen’s Tomb (Raani no Hajiro)
  • Pols of old city
  • Raj babri Mosque
  • Rani Sipri Mosque
  • Sarkhej Roza
  • Bhadra Fort and Darwaja
  • Sidi Bashir Mosque
  • Swaminarayan Temple Kalupur
  • Dada Hari Vav
  • Gandhi Smarak
  • Jama Masjid
  • Kochrab ashram – First ashram established by gandhiji
  • Rani Rupmati mosque
  • Sabarmati river
  • Sidi sayeed mosque – Icon of Ahmedabad and IIM Ahmedabad
  • Walled city and gates
  • Ahmed Shah Mosque

The best way to explore each place mentioned above is a heritage walk. There is various heritage walk organized in the city you can take a walk for around 2 to 3 hours to explore each point of attractions. Click here to know about heritage walks

Please see the thrilling video described Ahmedabad from 1411 to 2017 (heritage city of India)

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