Teen Darwaja, Ahmedabad
Teen Darwaza is one of the top historical gateways on the east of Bhadra Fort, Ahmedabad. Completed in 1415, it is related to historical as well as fabulous events. Teen Darwaza is an architectural marvel, the charm of which is going to leave you awestruck. Consisting of great arched gates, Teen Darwaza is one of the oldest as well as the longest gateways of the Ahmedabad city. It was established by Sultan Ahmed Shah, in the year 141 A.D. who also founded the city of Ahmedabad.
Chimnaji Raghunath, a Maratha governor, decreed and inscribed Farman on Teen Darwaza in 1812 announcing equal right to women in the inheritance of familial property. Raghunath had appealed to Hindu and Muslims both. This plaque engraved in Devnagari script and dated 10 October 1812 reads, Let the daughter get her due share of fathers property without any hitch. So is Lord Vishwanath's command. If you violate, the Hindu will have to explain Mahadev, and the Mussalman will have to answer to Allah or Rasool.
Bhadra Fort & Teen Darwaja, Bhadra, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001.
Type of Place
- Picnic Spot
- Senior Citizen
- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
- Ahmedabad Railway Station
- Opens On All Days.
Entry Fee: Free
- Teen Darwaza is a triumphal entrance straddling the 'King's Way' which also connects the Jami Masjid and royal citadel in Ahmedabad built by Sultan Ahmed Shah.
This wonderful entrance is 80' wide, 37' high and 45' deep.
It consists of 3 entrances, each of the same height, with the two side entrance only marginally narrower than the central entrance.
Things to Buy
- As everyone knows Gujarat is famous for the textile market one can buy some textile to make the trip memorable.
Things to Eat
- Must taste the Gujarati Thali here along with the traditional snacks even you may taste Dhokla, Khakra, Khandvi with some Lassi, Buttermilk, and sweets like Ghevar, Malpua.
Things to enjoy
- We must enjoy here India's some very rare and old architecture, artefacts and other beautiful things. For history lovers, this place is like a dream place.