Sidi Saiyyed Mosque

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Dr. Kankaria Road, near Lal Darwaza, Ahmedabad- 380007, Gujarat, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +911800-2337951
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Sidi Saiyyed Mosque - Review

This is one of the finest mosques in Gujarat and in the whole country as well. This mosque is famous especially for its mesh designs intricately done on the 10 large windows. This mosque was established by a slave of Sultan Ahmed Shah, named SidiSaiyad and thus, it was named after him.

This mosque is located near the famous LalDarwaza in Ahmedabad and was constructed long time ago in the year 1573. The monument is famous worldwide for its splendid architecture and interior designing. The front wall is carved with pretty miniature geometric patterns and also has many floral motifs on the wall. Since, it was a monument of the Mughal period, so obviously has the traditional essence of the designs. The two parts jutting out from the center have stone slabs with beautiful carvings of crawling trees and also an exclusive palm tree. This lattice work is the unofficial symbol of the culture of Ahmedabad and also the inspiration behind the Institute of Management in Ahmedabad.

The central window of the arch is not as beautiful as the other parts and seems to be completed in a hurry. It shows the decline of the Mughal Empire at this time and the invasion of other clans into this region.

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How To reach Sidi Saiyyed Mosque by Public Transport

  • The nearest airport is the Sardar Vallabbhai Patel Airport.
  • The nearest railway station is the Ahmedabad junction.

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  • Kalapi Restaurant
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  • Silver Leaf
  • Moti Bakery
  • Real Sown sweet mart

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  • 95% of people who visit Ahmedabad include Sidi Saiyyed Mosque in their plan

  • 43.02% of people start their Sidi Saiyyed Mosque visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Sidi Saiyyed Mosque

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Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Ahmedabad Reviews

  • The incredible carving! This is the only master piece in the world! The sidi Saeed mosque is so historical the locals call it 'The tree of life! This is so delicate and intricate! When Eve I come here I definitely visit it especially at night! The carvings looks so gorgeous from back side at night! It's reflects my Town Ahmedabad's glorious past! How it was a beautiful before 500 years!

  • Such a amazing art the people have made over here. This is the heart of the art a very creative and innovative small design made by the people when there is instruments to size cut or any other things it's seriously mind-blowing for the people who are interested in art ......this is why ahemdabad is a historical city

  • Quite shocked to see the mosque. The mosque definitely doesn't feel like one in terms of the architecture. Don't miss the jaali patterns on the wall. The jaalis also inspired the logo of IIM-A.

  • Beautiful heritage site located in the heart of the city. You will find absolute peace in this place. And the ancient jali work is exceptional and unique.

  • Sidi saeed mosque was built in 1572 AD. It's a heritage place of Ahmedabad. The mosque was built by sidi saeed. He came from Habshah ( Ethopia). The mosque was used as municipal office during British rule in India in 1880 AD. The mosque is delicately carved with artistic screen called "Jalis" . Today this jalis dedicating trees of life.

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