Chandola Lake

6 Jul

Chandola Lake

Location: Dani Limda Road
Established by: wife of Tajn Khan Nari Ali, the Mughal Sultan of Ahmedabad

Situated at the Dani Limda Road, Chandola Lake in Ahmedabad is an artificial lake. The credit for establishing it goes to the wife of a Mughal Sultan of Ahmedabad named Tajn Khan Nari Ali. Chandola Lake is basically a water reservoir, which is very beneficial for the people of Ahmedabad. The water of Chandola Lake is used for irrigation as well as other industrial purposes. Read on to know more about Chandola Lake in Ahmedabad, India…

Adjacent to this lake, lies the tomb of Shah Alam. The domes of this tomb are ornamented with gold and precious stones. It was Asaf Khan, the brother of the Empress Noor Jahan, who got the dome adorned. In totality, there are three big and eighteen small domes that have been beautifully carved by Saleh Badakshi. Chandola Lake also serves as a great tourist attraction spot. During the evening time, many people visit this place and take a leisure stroll.

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