Kankaria Lake, Kankaria, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380043
About Kankaria Lake
This is the second largest lake in Ahmedabad. It was completed in 1451 during the reign of Sultan Qutb-ud-Din Ahmed Shah 2. A lakefront is developed around it, which has many public attractions such as a zoo, toy train, kids city, tethered balloon ride, water rides, water park, food stalls, and entertainment facilities. The lakefront was revamped in 2007―2008. Kankaria Carnival is a week-long festival held here in the last week of December. Many cultural, art, and social activities are organized
Attractions near Kankaria Lake
Nagina Wadi is an island in the center of Kankaria Lake. Nagina Wadi is accessed by a straight, tree-lined walkway traversing half of the lake. It is having a musical fountain with multicolored laser lights that are displayed during the night. There are many food stalls so that you can enjoy food along with the fountain. Nagina Wadi, Ahmedabad isn't just the vicinity for sightseeing, but it also permits you to steal a self-indulgent second for your self as nicely.
The Jama Masjid situated in Ahmedabad is one of the largest mosques in India built in the period of 1424. This marvellous edifice formed a major part of the old walled city and was built by Emperor Sultan Ahmed Shah, who is the founder of the Ahmedabad. In addition to being a revered shrine, Jama Masjid also houses the tombs of Ahmed Shah I, his son and his grandson followed by the graves of the queens of the king.
Teen Darwaza is a historical gateway on the east of Bhadra fort. Completed in 1415, it is associated with historical as well as legendary events. The gates are featured in the logo of Ahmedabad municipal corporation. The gateway has three arches which led into a large enclosure, forming the outer courtyard of the palace called Maidan Shah in past, with a fountain and raised terrace in the centre.
Bhadra fort is situated in the walled city of Ahmedabad, India. With its well carved royal palaces, mosques, gates and open spaces, it was renovated in 2014 by Ahmedabad municipal corporation and archaeological survey of India as a cultural center for the city.
Sidi Saiyyed Mosque is one of the most famous mosques of Ahmedabad. As attested by the marble tablet fixed on the wall of the mosque, it was built by Sidi Sayyid in the retinue of Bilal Jhajar Khan, general in the army of the last Sultan. The mosque was built in the last year of the existence of the Gujarat Sultanate.
Sabarmati Riverfront is a waterfront being developed in the Sabarmati river. Proposed in the 1960s, the construction began in 2005. Since 2012, the waterfront is gradually opened to the public as and when facilities are constructed and various facilities are actively under construction. The major objectives of the project are environment improvement, social infrastructure, and sustainable development.
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