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Tomb of Immam Zamin

Tomb of Immam Zamin lies to the south-east of the Alai Darwaza, the main entrance to the whole Qutab Minar Complex, in New Delhi. According to an inscription in the tomb, the history of the tomb dates back to 1537 AD.

This small monument is also known by the name Tomb of Imam Muhammad Ali, who was a native of Turkestan and came to India during the reign of Sikandar Lodi. The tomb is prevailed by a dome of sandstone covered with plaster and rising from an octagonal drum. The sides of the tombs are concealed with perforated screens, characteristic of Lodhi period.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
Location: New Delhi    


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