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Within close proximity to the city’s railway station, these minarets are part of the Sidi Bashir Mosque and have earned their name from the fact that they literally shake – If one of them is pushed, the other trembles after a gap of a few seconds. Each minaret...Expand
Also popularly known as the Jhulta Minara and Sidi Bashir Mosque, the most amazing and surprising fact about the place is that when one minaret shakes, the other starts vibrating too. Read full review
Also known as Sidi Bashir Mosque, Shaking Minarets is an architectural wonder, the mystery of which stands unsolved even today. No architectural technique and theory seems to be applicable on this one. Read full review
The minarets are constructed in such a manner that, even if you apply a little force on the upper arch, the minarets tends to swing. The connecting passage between the two minarets remains free of any kind of vibration. Read full review
More than 21m high, these are the best existing example of the “shaking minarets” – built on a foundation of flexible sandstone, probably to protect them from earthquake damage – once a common sight on Ahmedabad’s skyline. Read full review