- Sarkhej Roza is situated 8kms away in the
suburbs of Ahmedabad, on the south highway.
This place is a cluster of monuments dating
back to the days when the Mughals ruled this
place. Sarkhej, was home to the Muslim religious
leader Ahmed Khattu Gang Baksh, who was the
spiritual guide to the founder of Ahmedabad,
Sultan Ahmed Shah. This site is the tomb of
the Sultan Mahmud Begado with one of the largest
mausoleum in India. One of the most beautiful
architectural complexes in the city, Sarkhej
Roza puts forth a unique complex of beautifully
carved buildings. The Roza of Sarkhej, is
next to the tomb of Ahmed Khattu
Gang Baksh, and both are built in the true Mughal
style of architecture.
Adalaj Wav - 19 km north of Ahmedabad,
Adalaj Wav is one of the finest of the Gujarati step
wells with carvings depicting elaborate patterns of
flowers and birds. It was built by Queen Rudabai in
1499 and provided a cool and secluded retreat during
the hot summer months. The entire structure is underground
and it has storeys one above the other and chambers
one behind the other.
Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary - Nal
Sarovar, is a natural lake, about 64 Km away from
Ahmedabad where numerous species of migratory birds
of various breeds, flock and rest in the winter months.
The bird life in Gujarat is rich in winter, further
increased by a large number of species coming from
far off places. Species include rosy pelicans, flamingoes,
white storks, and a variety of ducks including the
Brahmany duck from Tibet, saras cranes, herons, avocets,