Tag: Islam

Posted on: April 6, 2014 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Backpacking Through North India-4: Delhi

After Attari, Amritsar and McLeodGanj, it was time to head back to Bangalore, Delhi was supposed to be the transit point but I decided that as I was going to be in Delhi, why not stay there a day more and visit couple of historical places from the Mughal era …

Posted on: July 21, 2013 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Wandering Through Bombay–1: Mohammed Ali Road during Ramadan

Yes I know, I’m late for this series of blog posts. It’s been 6 months and a half since I moved to Bombay and now comes my first post in ‘Wandering Through Bombay’ series (after my previous series, Wandering Through Ahmedabad). The reason being that with my hectic job, I …

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

Flâneur-ing through Ahmedabad–5: Rani’s Hajira

Just across the road from Badshah’s Hajira (King’s Tomb) in Manek Chowk is the Rani’s Hajira (Queen’s Tomb) where you can get to see the tombs of Ahmed Shah’s queens, Begum Muglibibi, Begum Mirkibibi and Begum Hazrabibi amongst about 15 others. Though the Tomb of Ahmed Shah is in quite …

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 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 …