This mosque was built in 15th century by sultan(king) Ahmed Shah. It is popular for its shaking minarets. Originally, it had two shaking minarets, but during the British rule, one of the minaret was pulled down in the quest of learning its architecture and construction.
This small quiet place is nice to visit but its quite difficult to find the entrance. It's off the mainroad. The surrounding looks a bit "untidy".
it is interesting monument to visit when you climb up and shake it shakes.as if shakes during earth tremor.I am told there are some restrictions in allowing visitors up.one has to check ;but one could see from outside.
This minarets are part of Sidi Bashir Mosque which was located in the city of Ahmedabad. The two pair of minarates /zulata minara very popular in locals. Why they shaking that is research subject for designer or architecture.
I would not recommend this even to those at the railway station. The place stinks like a toilet and there is no access to the structure itself. All we were left with after a short drive from the city was a sense of embarrassment, shame and despair
There are two sites that come up for the shaking minrates and the locals sometimes would direct you to the one near the railway station and other would direct you to the gomtipur one. The gomtipur one is the orginal one looks like, we did not make it there finally , heard that the monument was badly damaged during the... 更多