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Jahaz Mahal

Jahaz Mahal in Mandu was built in the second half of the fifteenth century. It was a symbol of 'elegance achieved through the symbiosis of indigenous and outside influences in late Malwa design'. The Jahaz Mahal in Mandu India is located on a narrow strip of land between the two lakes, Munj Talao to the west and Kapur Talao to the east. It stands on the terraces of the adjoining Taweli Mahal. It is a royal pleasure to watch this boat floating on the lake on a moonlit night.

Hindola Mahal

Hindola Mahal in Mandu is an ancient construction which was built under the rule of Ghiyas-ud-din's reign. The place is ideal to spot the historic monuments with their wonderful sculpture.
The palace was known as the Swinging Palace because of its sloping walls. The Hindola Mahal is a part of the Royal Enclave in the northern edge of the notable ruined fort of Mandu.


Hoshang Shah's Tomb

This beautiful mausoleum is considered the first Marble structure in India & besides the tomb of Hoshang Shah contains the mortal remains of numerous ancient worthies.
The Hoshang Shah's tomb, Mandu is a wonderful example of Afgan art and architecture. The monument bears well-balanced dome with convoluted marble work. The uniqueness and the wonderful decoration on the southern doorway portray the lotus and the blue enamel stars.

Jami Masjid

The Jami Masjid, supposedly modeled on the Omayyad Mosque in Damascus, is huge in scale and proportions making it one of the biggest mosques in India. Its construction was started by sultain Hoshang Shah Ghuri in 1406 - 35 AD., and completed by sultan Mohmmd shah Khalfji in 1454 AD. The plan, elevation and design of the mosque were conceived on a very grand scale.


Ashrafi Mahal

Ashrafi Mahal is one of the most impressive monuments in the village area in Mandu (Madhya Pradesh). The different colour of the stone gives a touch of class.The Ashrafi Mahal faces the Jami Masjid. In the same complex are few others structures.
Built by Hoshang Shah's Khilji, this' place of gold coin' facing the jami masjid was conceived as an academic institution (madrassa) for young boys and study cells still remains in a fair state of preservation. In a same complex he built seven storeyed tower to celebrate his victory over Rana Kumba of Mewar, of which one building survived. Also ruins is the tomb which was intended to be the largest structure in Mandu, but which collapsed due to hasty and faulty construction.

Rewa Kund

The Rewa Kund is a tank of sacred water from the Rewa. The Rewa Kund Group is located south of the Village Group. A reservoir built by Baz Bahadur with an aqueduct to provide Roopmati's palace with water .Today the pool is revered as a sacred spot .
The palace is an interesting blend of Rajput and Mughal styles. The main portion of the palace consists of a spacious open court with halls and rooms on all sides and a beautiful cistern in its centre.The main part of the palace has an open court with halls and rooms on all four sides. On the northern side is an octagonal pavilion with arches that overlooks an old garden..

Roopmati's Pavilion

Roopmati Pavalion is located on the lofty hill to the south beyond the palace of Baz Bahadur stands. A closer examination of the building shows that it had under gone different phases of construction in different periods spread over 15th to 17th centuries AD. The original structure, as will be clearly seen from the east, consisted of a low but massive hall with two rooms at both ends. The walls have a sharp slope towards the base and the arches are rather heavy in proportion to their spans. The parapet above the walls also belonged to the original structure.