Burhanpur is a small town in Madhya Pradesh
, on the banks of Tapti River
. Founded in 1400, this was the capital of an independent Muslim principality until the reign of Akbar
. It has many mosques and tombs and a palace built by the Mughal emperor Akbar. The town is famous for high quality silver and
and gold wire.
Burhanpur Railway Station
is the nearest access point. Ghantaghar
, a sacred place, is nearby.