Ahmedabad | 26.09.2021 | 10:00 am ~ 12:00 pm

Hidden Gem of Ahmedabad: Jagdip Mehta's Home

About the walk

Explore the synthesis of traditional Gujarati haveli architecture with colonial influences through the heritage house of Jagdip Mehta located at Khadia, in the heart of Ahmedabad. This heritage house is one of its kind as the Mehta family still resides here and it has been a living household for 200 years.

This heritage house has been awarded as the best maintained heritage house by GIHED in 2011 and has won the best heritage home stay in 2016-17and 2019-20 respectively by Gujarat Tourism.

Reading narratives is not enough to know about this exquisite heritage house. Experience Gujarati woodwork, stucco, traditional 'pol' culture and find out the meaning of words like 'Todlo', 'Dhumdiyu' ,'Tanka', 'Paniyaru' , ' Baarshak ' 'Dokabari' for yourself as we take a stroll through the Mehta Haveli.


Meeting Time
09:45 am
Event Date
Event Time
10:00 am ~ 12:00 pm

About the walk

Explore the synthesis of traditional Gujarati haveli architecture with colonial influences through the heritage house of Jagdip Mehta located at Khadia, in the heart of Ahmedabad. This heritage house is one of its kind as the Mehta family still resides here and it has been a living household for 200 years.

This heritage house has been awarded as the best maintained heritage house by GIHED in 2011 and has won the best heritage home stay in 2016-17and 2019-20 respectively by Gujarat Tourism.

Reading narratives is not enough to know about this exquisite heritage house. Experience Gujarati woodwork, stucco, traditional 'pol' culture and find out the meaning of words like 'Todlo', 'Dhumdiyu' ,'Tanka', 'Paniyaru' , ' Baarshak ' 'Dokabari' for yourself as we take a stroll through the Mehta Haveli.


Led By

Keyur shah
A graduate in science and after succesful Year's in pharmaceutical, now pursuing my passion for the Indian Culture and heritage, since my childhood i am deeply passionate in our heritage and culture, more precisely in our ancient craft and textile. Always very keen to learn and know more about it. Extremely passionate to work for our fading craft and textile. At present learning basics of Manuscriptology. Also prepared a presentation of " Usage of indian script in various art ,craft,…

Meeting Time

09:45 AM

Meeting point

Jagdip Mehta's heritage home, Nr Vanita vishram school, Motosuthar Vado, Khadia.

Nearest Bus/Metro station

Khadia

Disclaimer

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Sahapedia reserves the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances. Participants will be informed accordingly.

Maintaining safety during our events is our main priority. We have implemented several social distancing and safety measures to limit physical interactions between all attendees at the walk. Sahapedia/ India Heritage Walks is not responsible for any illnesses developing due to participation in physical events. 

 

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Covid-19 Dos and Don'ts
  • I will wear masks and carry sanitizers throughout the walk.
  • I will immediately leave the walk in case I am feeling unwell.
  • I will not stop at crowded shops in between the walk.
  • I will not shake hands with fellow participants or the walk leader. 
  • I will download and sign-up on Aarogya Setu App.

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Email: ihw@sahapedia.org

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Please Note

Things to keep in mind:

  • Contact Number: Keyur shah: +91-8780136001
  • As it is a pol area, parking for four wheelers is not avaible, and the space for two wheelers is very limited. To avoid inconvenience, kindly use hired/public transport.
  • Mandatory to carry sanitizer and wear a mask.
  • Maintain physical distancing. 
  • Please carry a bottle of water and wear comfortable walking shoes. 
  • Please be respectful to the people living here, as it is a residential place. 
  • You may carry cameras, notebooks to record thoughts and memories. Photography is allowed with permission only. 
  • No entry fee.