Open Time : Open 24 hours
Entry : free
Address : Jhulta Minar, Julta Minar Road, Manhar Nagar Society, Rajpur Hirpur, Gomtipur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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Why to visit Jhulta Minar
The 500-year-old structure may be found in Ahmedabad's Sakar Bazar. It was once part of the Sidi Bashir Mosque, which was later demolished during the Gujrat Sultanate's conflict. The minarets were supposed to be the mosque's entrance. The minarets have a unique architectural style that draws attention and inspires awe in visitors. The fascination with the movement of these minarets is not new; many British men during the Raj tried to figure out why they moved. To understand why minarets move the way they do, one Englishman nearly had them demolished.
The minarets are unique in that if one of them is disturbed, the other one shakes after a few seconds, despite the connecting corridor transmitting no movements or vibrations. Many architects and historians have attempted to decipher the mechanics and logic behind the minarets' seemingly unconnected movements. Jhulta Minar, which translates to "swinging minaret," is the result of these movements.
The best time to visit in the month of October to March.
By TANISHA JAISWAL