July 01, 2010

Sidi Saiyad's Jali (Lattice Window), Ahmedabad, India

Sidi Saiyad's mosque was built in 1573. Sidi Saiyad was slave of Ahmedshah badshah. Stone carving on windows is simply superb. Its intricacy is amazing. This lattice window is symbol of my city Ahmedabad.


  1. very nice pictures, you can make a nice photo essay out of this, rocking :)

  2. Anureet KaurJuly 05, 2010

    This is extremely beautiful. The designs have a bit of peacock touch to it.

    Lovely captured!:D

  3. sonaliji,
    all pictures are beautiful. i like them almost all.all pictures are taken with very appropiate light.the main thing perspective is maintained ia all pictures.exposer is also perfect.in totality very good work.


  4. Very captivating images of Ahmedabad by Sonali Dalal. Probably shot during monsoon - nice & crisp contrast.

  5. ray fauselMay 24, 2012

    lovely photos, especially like the one of the arch with the two bowls in the front of it

  6. Maulik JoshiJune 26, 2012

    This is really awesome...
    As i am goona take my first Ahmedabad Heritag Walk, this is to make me more excited.
    Pics are really.. really... good...
    Sidi Saiyad's jali is one of the iconic structurs of Ahmedabad. one can say an identity.

    Thanks for capturing this so beautifully and sharing the same.

    Keep it up.
    Good Luck.

  7. Hay Sonali extremely beautiful pics . And i have been to this mosque in old city. feel like going back there once again when i read this .I too have pic of pigeons . Wish i would have read ur blog before visiting Ahmadabad in 2011