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Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is the biggest city of Gujarat and the sixth largest city of India. It has about 4 million residents.

It is a large industrial city with chemical and textile industries.

The city was founded in the 15th century by Ahmed Shah[?] on the Sabarmati river[?].

The climate is warm and dry.

Main monuments

  • Great mosque (Jami Masjid) built in 1424
  • Sidi Saiyad Mosque with its fine stone carving windows
  • Sarkhej (Muslim mausoleum and mosque)
  • Swami Narayan Temple (Hindu temple)
  • Stone carving well (Dada Hari), exceptional monument
  • Textile museum (Calico Museum), one of the most beautiful of the world
  • Ashram of Gandhi, today a museum (Sabarmati Ashram).



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