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Tomb of Salabat Khan

Chausath-Khambha, also known as the tomb of Salabat Khan, is a red sandstone edifice located near the tomb of Sadiq Khan, on the by-pass road of Agra. It is the tomb of Salabat Khan Mir-Bakhshi, the son of Sadiq Khan Mir-Bakhshi, constructed during 1644-1650.

The tomb is a hall of 64 pillars, which rises on a 5 feet high platform. Each corner of the platform has a beautiful square chhatri (pavilion). Twenty five square bays divide the hall, which is open on all sides. The central bay is the largest one with a cenotaph. The dome is internally decorated with floral designs painted on polished stucco.

Updated on 20th July, 2014
District: Agra
Location: Agra    


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