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Historic city of Ahmadabad

Historic city of Ahmadabad is part of the Tentative List in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Click here for a short description of the site, as delivered by the State Party


Stanislaw Warwas (Poland):
Visited January 2011 and May 2015

The first impression: Ahmedabad is a very dusty and very dirty city. But if you have a chance to spend there more than 2 days you will discover lots of gems - not only the mosques (Sidi Sayid, and Friday mosque) and museums (Calico Textile and city museum are the must!), but also beautiful old houses, temples, Badra fort (possible to visit now) and at least two step wells in the eastern part of old city.

Hint: as Ahmedabad is not a tourist trap at all you should know that there's only ONE place where you can buy postcards and souvenirs: boutique heritage hotel House of MG, opposite Sisi Sayid Mosque.
Date posted: May 2015

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Historic city of Ahmadabad
This site is part of the Tentative list of: India

Site History:
2011 Tentative list
Submitted as tentative site by State Party

News and links:
» Ahmedabad nomination dossier a soulless dud with monumental errors (18-03-2015).

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