Sarkhej is a small town located about 10 km south-west of Ahmedabad
, in Gujarat
. It is about 42 km from Gandhinagar
, the state capital.
Major point of attraction is the Sarkhej Complex - one of the greatest complexes of medieval architecture in Gujarat. The tomb of Shaikh Ahmed Khattu, built in 1446 by Mohammed Shah - the successor of Ahmed Shah - is worth visiting. The annual Sarkhej Fair celebrated at the mausoleum in memory of Shaikh Ahmed Khattu, also known as Ganj Bakhas, attracts thousands of devotees from far and near.
Sarkhej Railway Station on the Dhandhuka-Ahmedabad railway line, is a major railhead of South Western Railways. National Highway 8A passes through Sarkhej. By road, the town is well linked with Bavla, Limbdi, Kalol, Sanand and Viramgam.