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Lal Gumbad

Lal Gumbad, also known as Shaikh Kabir-ud-Din Auliya's tomb or Rakabwala Gumbad, is located in Malviya Nagar, in New Delhi. Shaikh-Kabir-ud-Din Auliya, a disciple of Shaikh Raushan Chiragh-i-Delhi, was buried here in 1397.

Lal Gumbad is a mid 14th century 'Red Mausoleum', one of the finest monuments of the pre-Mughal city, and one of the least known. Its entrance is on the east through a pointed arch, decorated with marble bands. The tomb consists of a square chamber with battered walls faced with red sandstone, and the roof surmounted by a plastered conical dome.

Updated on 2nd September, 2005
District: New Delhi
Location: New Delhi    


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