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Bhadra Fort
 

Bhadra Fort is one of the most ancient forts in Ahmedabad, built in 1411 AD by Ahmed Shah. The fort occupying a total area of 44 acres, used to house royal palaces and gardens. Today it houses government offices like Archaeological Survey of India, a post office etc and acts as a venue for flag hoisting on the occasion of Indian Independence and Republic Day. The fort gets its name from the Bhadrakali Temple situated here. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhadra, a form of Goddess Kali of the Hindu pantheon of gods. The fort is made up of beautiful red stones. The fort houses palaces which have balconies and arches with ornate carvings on them. The arches have Islamic inscriptions carved on them. The Jali work on the windows is a special attraction to tourists. On the eastern side of the fort is the well known Teen Darwaza.


  Nearby Attractions
›› Pols of Ahmedabad
›› Teen Darwaza
›› Badshah-no-Hajiro
›› Ahmed Shah's mosque
›› Science City
›› Sabarmati Ashram
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