Gujarat,  Ahmedabad

Unusual Ahmedabad Ni Gufa a painting house of M F Hussain

Ahmedabad Ni Gufa History/information

Ahmedabad Ni Gufa is an underground art gallery in Ahmedabad, India. Designed by the architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, it exhibits works of the Indian artist Maqbool Fida Husain. The gallery represents a unique juxtaposition of architecture and art.

Architecture of Ahmedabad in Gufa

The gallery space is below ground level. A partially hidden staircase leads to a circular door that opens into a cave-like space. Though designed to display paintings, the cave has no straight walls, instead of using a continuation of the curved dome structure which extends down to the floor. The domes themselves are supported by irregularly shaped inclined columns, similar to those found in natural caves.


The Ahmedabad ni Gufa is a place for an artist or who loves artwork and painting. you should visit this place once. The place consists of artwork in a manmade cave (gufa) and also has a cafe outside the gufa (cave). You can come here for relaxing and chilling but if you are planning to visit a beautiful place as a picnic spot then this one is not the right place which you are searching for.

Opening time and date – all days, except on Mondays and public holidays, starts from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Best time to visit –on special events

Address – Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus Opp, Gujarat University campus, CEPT Campus, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad,

Mode of transport – if you are staying near Ahmedabad or in Ahmedabad then you should go for a cab, car or a taxi.

Places to visit near it –Law Garden, Parimal Garden, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, and Sabarmati Ashram

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