Rani Sipri's Mosque


The Rani Sipri's Mosque is yet another example where we find a fine blend of Hindu and Islamic styles of architecture. The Rani Sipri's Mosque is a small mosque located in the south-eastern part of the city. The Rani Sipri's Mosque of Ahmedabad was built in 1514 AD by Rani Sipri, wife of Mehmud Begada who executed their son for a misdemeanor.


The Rani Sipri's Mosque of Ahmedabad is also known as the Masjid-e-Nagira or 'jewel of a mosque'. It was so called due to its extremely graceful and well executed design. The slender, delicate minarets of the Rani Sipri's Mosque in Ahmedabad are diaphanous and depict the typical admixture of Hindu and Islamic architectural styles.

Rani Sipri's Mosque is yet another gem of Gujarati architecture. The decoration and symmetry of Rani Sipri's Mosque at Ahmedabad is appealing and it ranks among the beautiful monument in Ahmedabad.

The Rani Sipri's Mosque in Ahmedabad, is 50 feet high, 20 feet broad and 54 feet long. The interior of the Ahmedabad Rani Sipri's Mosque consists of intricately carved decoration. The 'jali' screens inside the Rani Sipri's Mosque have wonderful decorations of flowing plants and trees. The through out elegant design of the religious edifice is adorable.

You will find a separate area of worship, upstairs, for women called, 'Jenana' in the Ahmedabad Rani Sipri's Mosque At its close vicinity you will find yet another wonderful tourist attraction called the 'Jhulta Minar', This minaret is also known as the Shaking Minarets.