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Haryana

Haryana

 

Barsi Gate - Hansi: Built by Alauddin Khilji in Hansi is an important defensive structure just outside the fort and is an outstanding example of how defenses were built with architectural finesse.

Cantonment Church Tower - Karnal: This tower once shaped part of the St. James Church, which was constructed in AD 1806, shortly after the establishment of the cantonment at Karnal.

Chhachhrauli Fort - Yamuna Nagar: Around 40 kms from Bhuj, Dhrang Fair is famous for the samadhi of the famous saint Menkan Dada who served the community with great love and commitment and won their devotion.

Chatta Rai Mukand Dass - Narnaul: This five-storey building has a number of halls, rooms and pavillions, and the Diwan-e-Khas (inner chambers) flaunts marble floors and pillars.

Chor Gumbad - Narnaul: The Chor gumbad is affectionately called the `signboard' of the town. Standing majestically and isolated upon a rock in the north of the town, this gumbad is a well-planned square building with a large chamber within and four minarets outside at each corner.

Feroz Shah's Palace - Hisar: Feroze Shah Tughlaq constructed a fort here and called it Hissar-e-Firoza (fort of Feroze) and dug canals from the Yamuna and Ghaggar rivers to irrigate the dry land.

Gujri Mahal - Hisar: Gujri Mahal is also in ruins, but its baradari (raised platform used for social gatherings) is in comparatively good state and it is made of stone taken from the Hindu palaces and temples that the Mughals destroyed.

Ibrahim Lodhi's Tomb - Panipat: Ibrahim Lodhi's tomb is situated near a Tehsil Office at Panipat. Ibrahim Lodhi fought fiercely with his uncle Babur, in the battle of 1526 known as the First Battle of Panipat and was slain and buried at this place.

Jal Maha - Narnaull: Jal Mahal is a pleasure palace located at Narnaul in Mahendragarh District of Haryana. Representing a mixed architecture of Persia and India, it stands in the middle of the tank Khan Sarovar. The palace was built in 1589 by Shah Quli Khan, a commander of 'Four Thousand' under Akbar.

Shah Ibrahim Tomb - Narnaul: Sher Shah Suri (1538-46 A.D) had his tomb built in honour of his able grandfather, Ibrahim Khan, who served as an officer of the Lodhis at Narnaul. The monument was constructed under the supervision of Sheikh Ahmed Niyazi.

Shah Quli Khan Tomb - Narnaul: The beautiful tomb of Shah Quli Khan was constructed by Shah Quli Khan himself in 1574-75 AD.

Sheikh Chehli Mausoleum - Thanesar: Towards the north of Thanesar and overlooking the sarai built by Sher Shah Suri is the marble tomb of Sheikh Chehli.

Star Monument - Dinaud: Star monument is one of the most spectacular buildings in Haryana. This building houses the samadhi of Tara Chand fondly called 'Maharaj ji' by his followers.

Tomb of Khwaza Khizr - Sonipat: The beautiful tomb committed to Khwaza Khizr was built over the mortal remains of a local saint, who flourished during the reign of Ibrahim Lodi (AD 1517 - 1526).

Raja Karna Ka Kila - Thanesar: The very old site known as Raja Karna-Ka-Kila, is a vast mound about 5-km west-southwest of Thanesar. The mound is about 10 m high from the general ground level. The excavation in the main mound revealed a three-fold series.