Manek Burj is the foundation bastion of the Bhadra Fort of the old city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. As it become the inspiration bastion of Ahmedabad, it turned into laid down on 26 February 1411 via Ahmed Shah I. It turned into round the muse stone of the city. The bastion, at the outside fifty-3 ft excessive, used to comprise a stepwell referred to as the Manek kuva, seventy seven feet spherical. By a alternate inside the course of Sabarmati river the stepwell became dry and in 1866 become crammed up.
Manek Burj and the herbal water drain near one of the banks of Sabarmati river as blanketed websites in May 1989. The unique steel bridge turned into slender and not appropriate for heavy motorized site visitors and so it was closed in 1997 and the new concrete bridge was constructed on both aspect of the steel bridge in 1999. The bastion turned into in part damaged for growth of the bridge. After earthquake in 2001 and riots in 2002, many humans believed that the metropolis suffered because of the damage to the bastion. So the bastion became restored in 2003. Chandan and Rajesh Nath; the thirteenth era descendants of the saint, plays puja and hoists the flag on Manek Burj on the inspiration day of the town and Vijayadashami each year.