‘Mangalbag’ is home to one branch of the Mangaldas family. It is located in the original residential part of Western Ahmedabad city near Parimal Garden. This lush green compound houses three bungalows, all built by the patriarch of the Mangaldas Family, Sheth Mangaldas. Its a green oasis with beautiful old trees and a variety of fauna. Two of these houses are occupied by members of the family and the ground floor of the third house, a late 1920’s colonial building, is now the ‘Mangalbag Gallery and Residency’.
The Residency is a Bed and Breakfast comprising of two large en-suite rooms with a common sitting and dining area. All the rooms have been completely refurbished with modern amenities. A choice of restaurants are within walking distance as are three large public parks. Transport is easily available round the clock to take you shopping or work, all of it within a few minutes ride. Guests can also enjoy The House of MG services (pool, spa, gym, restaurants, etc.) that is just 10 minutes away in the Historic Walled City The rooms can be booked via The House of MG website. Airport and Railway station are within easy access.
What used to be the dining room and two courtyards of this beautiful bungalow are now transformed into a Gallery with three distinct spaces – a large air-conditioned room at the center with a huge covered courtyard on one side and an open courtyard with a lovely neem tree on the other. It will host both commercial and non-commercial events. It is an ideal space for pop-ups, exhibitions, book readings, open mike events, and small concerts. It can comfortably accommodate an audience of up to 40 people. Parking is available in bylanes across from the compound.