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Bara Gumbad

Bara Gumbad is an ancient mosque located near the famous Lodi garden in South Delhi. It is a domed structure constructed in 1494 by Sikandar Lodi. This two storeyed structure has a rectangular hall with five archways. There is a single aisle and a few bays. The burial chamber is covered by a spherical dome, the exterior of which is beautified by gray-blue stones.

Three domes cover the archways and the platform, located in the center, housed a tank for ritual ablutions. Two beautiful towers, placed at each corner of the entrance, add to the architectural impression.

A guest house in the eastern side provides accommodation facilities for the tourists.

Updated on 23rd July, 2015
District: South Delhi
Location: Max Mueller Road
New Delhi    


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