Month: January 2012

Posted on: January 26, 2012 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Flâneur-ing through Ahmedabad–4: Badshah’s Hajira

Badshah’s Hajira (King’s Tomb) is the mausoleum of King Ahmed Shah who once ruled Ahmedabad in the 15th century and after whom the city is named. It is located in the old city in the bustling Manek Chowk area just beside Jama Masjid. The tomb is square shaped with latticed …

Posted on: January 18, 2012 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Flâneur-ing through Ahmedabad–3: Bhatiyar Gulley by the day

For those like  me who love to gorge on non veg food, Bhatiyar gulley is no foreign name in this majority vegetarian city. Located beside the iconic ‘Teen Darwaza’ (Three Gates) in the old, eastern city of Ahmedabad is this non veg food lover’s delight which was also once featured …

Posted on: January 11, 2012 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Flâneur-ing through Ahmedabad–2: New Lucky Restaurant

‘These graves have proved to be lucky for our business.’ said Mr. Nair, sitting at the cash register right beside one of the many graves dotting the place. He is one of the two partners who runs New Lucky Restaurant near the bustling Lal Darwaza area in the eastern part …

Posted on: January 5, 2012 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Flâneur-ing through Ahmedabad–1: Jama Masjid

With just 5 and a half months left for me in Ahmedabad as of now, it dawned upon me to get to know this city, which I called home for such a long time, a little better. I believe there are various hidden treasures of Ahmedabad which many citizens don’t …