near Lal Darwaza in Ahmedabad, the mosque of Sidi Sayed is one of the
most prominent mosques in the Ahmedabad city. Constructed in the year
1573, the mosque was established by Sidi Sayed, a slave of Sultan Ahmed
Shah. Sidi Sayed mosque in Ahmedabad, India consists of ten semi
circular windows, the appeal of which is accentuated by the splendid
mesh covering them, which is more popularly known as 'Jali'.
This monument has gained a worldwide recognition, due to its splendor.
This skillfully carved mosque is truly the one of its kinds in the whole
world. The Jali screen windows represent the Indo-Saracenic styling,
which is admired by people all over the world. Consisting of delicately
carved windows, the mosque is known for its stone tracery. The
construction work of the Sidi Sayed mosque was taken up in the last year
of the Sultanate rule in Gujarat.