Badshah no Hajiro (King's Tomb)

Badshah no Hajiro
Hub(s) : Ahmedabad Metro

General

The King's Tomb is to the east of the jama Masjid and is accessed by a connecting doorway. This mausoleum, dating from 1451, houses the tombs of Ahmed shah I, his son Muhammed Shah II and grandson Ahmed Shah II. It was built during the rigion of Muhhammed shah. Each of the four corners of the central hall is occupied by a smaller domed chambers with perforated stone screens set in arches.

This is where the male members of the royal family were buried. Women are not allowed to enter, and men must wear something to cover their heads before entering. There are also a few minister’s tombs laid out across the road. It lies to the west of Manek Chowk.

How to get there

By road: Gujarat has one of the better developed road networks in India. Ahmedabad is well connected with all major cities and towns by road. Prominent bus stops are located at Gitamandir near Kalupur Railway Station and Paldi. Regular bus services are available by Gujarat state transport buses and private operators to all the major destinations of the state.

By rail: The main railway station is located in Kalupur area. This station falls under the prominent national railway circuit and is connected to all major cities of India. If you are on the western side of the Sabarmati river, then you can go to the Gandhigram station near Ashram road to buy your railway tickets easily.

By air: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel airport at Ahmedabad is an international airport with direct flights to USA, UK, Singapore, Dubai and other international hubs.  Numerous domestic flights are also operational from here.