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Shahi Baag
 

Shahi Baag means 'royal garden'. The garden consists of a royal palace and extensive garden area with a wall surrounding them. It was built by Shah Jahan in 1622AD who was then the Mughal Subedar of Gujarat and later on became the emperor of India. The palace once housed the Raj Bhavan the official residence of the Governor of Gujarat till 1978. The palace was house to Late Satyendranath, the elder brother of  the great poet Rabindranath Tagore. Satyendranath was the then Distrcit Judge of Ahmedabad and the first Indian ICS. It is believed that the imposing palatial mansion was the inspiration behind Rabindranath Tagore's famous story 'The Hungry Stones'. The main structure of the palace is set in an area of 11 acres and the garden covers approximately 52 acres. The palace has now been converted into the Sardar Patel Memorial which houses the pictures and portraits of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.


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›› Sardar Patel Memorial Museum
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