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Sarkhej Roja

Makarba, Post Jeevraj Park,, Ahmedabad, India
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Ranked #23 of 103 Attractions in Ahmedabad
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Jodhpur, India
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259 reviews 259 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

During my visit to Ahmedabad a few weeks ago my local friends recommended me to visit this place. It was constructed in the 15th century and I really admired its architecture. I wonder if sub-continent was the center of arts and all that stuff in these centuries. It is a beautiful complex and it has a mosque a good sized... More

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Destin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

were treated to a cultural programme of music and dance organized around bonfire. A scrumptious spread of cuisine at the dinner and breakfast made our at roja a lot more delectable. On the whole, it was worth every rupee. Those of you who love free-wheeling

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Good place to be at ... Maintenance is a little issue but its worth visiting. Try to visit it when the prayers are not in progress. That way you can visit the prayer hall as well. Another beautiful architectural venture.

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Raipur, India
11 reviews 11 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Nothing much. Not architecturally. Religious significance may be for muslims. Neglected and not maintained.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My guide tells me that the whole place and the architectural styles represents the 15th century tastes and life and from what I have seen at the place, India must have been a center to architectural connoisseurs that can very well challenge the engineers of today. The work around the place is one of the best works I have seen.... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The Sarkhej Roja is a Sufi mosque, known as a dharga because it holds the tombs of royalty and a saint, Shaykh Ahmad Khattu, who came to Gujerat around 1400AD and was reputed to live 108 0r 111 years. The mosque is next to a huge tank, late 14th or early 15th century, mostly dry when we visited. On the... More

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Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Sarkhej Roja is one of the finest Islamic monuments of Gujarat but is unfortunately seldom visited by tourists and its maintenance is also neglected by the local authorities. It is a beautiful historical complex worth visiting, some parts now unfortunately lie in ruins (except the mosque). This place also lacks tourist amenities. The location could be one factor why this... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Sakhej Roza was bustling with people on the Sunday evening when we visited it. It seems to be most sought after place for people to gather and pray. We never felt unwelcomed. The people were very friendly and we could easily move around without any hesitations. It also has some exquisite collection of jaali works. The biggest pond was dry,... More

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

A beautiful complex a bit out of town which lets you imagine life in the 15th century through a combination of palaces, mosques, shrines and exhibitions. Not to be missed when in Ahmedabad.

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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

It is a large pond with some remnants of a wall and palaces. The place, as is usual with most Indian historical places, is not very tourism friendly and is more for local couples and pass time friends. People come for playing cards and lazing around. One can only wonder, how beautiful the place would have been, one of those... More

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