ahmedabad history

Ahmedabad history know it before visiting Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad history

Before the 11th AD, Ahmedabad was known as Archival. This was a forest area and the Sabarmati River was floating here. It was the habitat of Bill (Adivasi) and ruled by Bhill King Asha Palli.

The Karna king of the Chalukyas dynasty of Anhilwada today known as Patan defeated the Bhil king in 1078 and had established the ancient city Karnavati along the bank of the Sabarmati River. The Chalukyas dynasty ruled from the 11th century to the 13th century until Gujarat came under the Vaghela dynasty in 1243.

Subsequently, Gujarat was conquered by Alauddin khilji. It became under the control of the Delhi sultanate in 1297.

The Rajput Muslim governor Zafar Khan Muzaffar was appointed as a governor of Gujarat by Muhammad bin Tuglak of Delhi sultanate in 1391. When the Delhi sultanate weekend then Jafar khan declare himself independent king of Gujarat sultanate in 1407 and formed Mujafferid Dynasty.

Later on his grandson, Sultan Ahmed shah has taken control of the Gujrat sultanate in 1411 A.D. He had laid the foundation of the walled city on 26 February 1411 and given the name Ahmedabad. He chooses the new capital Ahmedabad on 4 March 1411.

The Ahmed Saha laid the foundation of Bhadra fort, Manek Burj, Manek chowk Muhurt Pol and Jama Masjid

List of heritage places in Ahmedabad

These are the most famous and popular sites in Ahmedabad

Bhadra fort

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ahmedabad history

Teen Darwaja

ahmedabad history Heritage sites in Ahmedabad
ahmedabad history Heritage sites in Ahmedabad

Jama Masjid

Badshah no Hajiro

Badshah No Hajiro
Badshah No Hajiro

Rani no Hajiro

Siddhi Sayyed Mosque


Jhulta Minar

Huttisingh Jain Temple

Hutheesing Jain temple
Hutheesing Jain temple

Swaminarayan Temple, Kalupur


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