Mandu


Mandu
Mandavgarh is a small town just outside of Indore in Madhya Pradesh, India. Although it is small in size, it houses many important and beautiful monuments of India and is full of culture and heritage.

Hallways

This type of architecture can be seen in almost all monuments in Mandu, the above seen in Jami Masjid.

Jahaz Mahal

A part of Jahaz Mahal. Seen above are women in traditional attire, with the pallu of the sari covering their heads, which is a sign of respect towards the opposite sex.

Jami Masjid

Jami Masjid, one of the most beautiful monuments I’ve seen.

 

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The tomb of Hoshang Shah and his family.

Hoshang Shah's Tomb

Hoshang Shah’s tomb, which inspired the Taj Mahal.

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5 thoughts on “Mandu

  1. Absolutely loved your pictures and am so glad to have finally found some one who has been to this gem. I visited Mandu last August and it remains etched in my heart in a very special way ! Ur post brought back wonderful memories!

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      1. I still remember the bewildered face of the travel agent when I asked him to help me plan my trip to Mandu…baboon….!!!

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