Historical Monument Teen Darwaza at Ahmedabad

Teen Darwaza

Teen Darwaza is an ancient gateway built in 1415, on the east of Bhadra Fort in Ahmedabad, India. These three Darwazas were constructed by Ahmed Shah I. The work was completed in 1415. Teen Darwaza in Ahmedabad. Teen Darwaza (Darwaza means door) consists of three arches which leads to a larger area, which was once…

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Sardar Sarovar Dam, Gravity Dam

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Sardar Sarovar Dam is a 163 meter high dam built over Narmada river in Gujarat state, India. The foundation stone was laid by Late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime mister of India, on 5th April, 1961. The dam was dedicated to the nation on the 17th September, 2017, by the Prime Mister of India,…

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Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union territory in Western India, consisting of 2 different geographical entities with the same names. Silvassa, Capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Nagar Haveli is wedged between Maharashtra state and Gujarat state. Dadra is a smaller area surrounded by Gujarat. Silvassa is the capital city of this Union Territory….

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Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Ashram was the Ashram established by the Great Indian independence movement leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi fondly called Mahatma Gandhi, on the banks of River Sabarmathi in Ahmedabad, Gujarat state of India. Gandhiji’s Charkha and table at Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad. Mahatma Gandhi lived at this Ashram spread over 36 acres of land for around 12…

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Rani ki Vav, The Queen’s Stepwell, Lord Vishnu Avatars

Rani ki Vav is a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. It is step-well with intricate works at Patan in Gujarat state, India. Rani-ki-vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat Rani-ki-Vav means “the Queen’s Stepwell”. Rani in Hindi Language means Queen and Vav means well. The Step-well is on the banks of River Saraswati. It was built…

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Calico Museum of Textiles, Sarabhai Foundation

Calico Museum of Textiles is at Ahmedabad, Gujarat state, India, maintained by Sarabhai Foundation. Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad. Image courtesy –Calico Textiles Museum website, calicomuseum.org, This museum was established in 1949 at Calico Mills Premises by Industrialist Gautam Sarabhai and his sister Gira Sarabhai, along with the industrial house of Calico. The Museum of…

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Lakhpat Fort,Haunted City,Guru Nanak,Rann of Kutch

Lakhpat is a haunted city in Kachchh district of Gujrat at the mouth of Kori Creek. It was once a busy port city and the center of trade. It lost its prominence after an earthquake in 1819 changed the course of Indus River, after the formation of the natural dam, Allahbund. As per 2011 census,…

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Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu are two coastal districts, which are part of the Union Territory of India , on the Arabian sea coast. Daman shares its border with Maharashtra state and Diu with Gujarat state. View of Water Fort Prison from Diu Fort with watch tower of Diu Fort. Daman & Diu were part of the…

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Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara

Laxmi Vilas Palace situated at Vadodara (Baroda), Gujarat, India, is the largest dwelling unit in the world built till date. Laxmi Vilas Palace Vadodara is of four times the size of Buckingham Palace, London. The entire Palace complex initially covered an area of 700 acres or 2.8 square kilometers, which now covers an area of…

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Saputara Hill Station

Saputara Hill Station is a beautiful hill station in the Dang district at an altitude of around 1000 meters in the Gujarat state in India, very close to the Maharashtra state border. View of the Saputara Lake from the rope-way in Saputara Hill Station. This Hill Station is the only hill station in the Gujarat…

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