PHOTO CONTEST

Conversation with ancestors
Kaustubh Sanjay Gokhale
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Valuing Cultural Heritage
Shailesh Parashar
51
Mav Vs God
Khayal Dave
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DADA HARIR NI VAV
SAMIK PARIKH
0
The Amdavadi Way
Sudeshna Sarkar
51
good morning ahmedabad
jaimin kapadia
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Sarkhej Roza
Sumedha Sarkar
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sidi saiyad jali
Pulkit satwara
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ABOUT AHMEDABAD

The 606-year-old city founded by Ahmad Shah is the melting pot of cultures and religion of Hinduism, Islam and Jainism. The by lanes of the city narrates the story it witnessed during the journey through centuries. Today, there are 2600 heritage sites, representing the different cultures and the blend of cultures in their demeanor. Teen Darwaza, Jumma Masjid, Bhadra Fort are few of the many heritage sites of the city.

People of Ahmedabad play significant role in retaining their culture and heritage; more than 600 ‘pols’ in the city, the wooden gates and carved brackets, hued attire and sumptuous food is the essence of this living heritage city.

Popularly known as ‘Amdavadi’, people in the city have been in trading and business for centuries, which hence has labeled Ahmedabad as the ‘Manchester of East’. The region is spread over 5.43 sq. km stretch of land with incredible residuals from the past that are today tagged as the ‘living heritage’.