Sher Mandal A Double Storeyed Octagonal Tower Of Sand Stone With Stairs Leading Up To The Roof Situated In The Purana Qila Of Old Delhi Is A Masterpiece In The Times Of Delhi Sultanate. Babar Initially Initiated The Construction Of Sher Mandal For His Son Humayun As A Grand Library For His Leisure But He Died During The Initial Phase And Thus The Construction Was At A Halt Till The Time Humayun Ascended The Throne.
Sher-Mandal
Sher Mandal
Later Humayun Started The Construction Of Sher Mandal. This Tower Was Used As A Personal Astronomical Star Gazing Observatory By Humayun. Humayun Is Said To Slip Down While Hastening For The Evening Prayer, He Fell Headlong Down The Stairs From The Second Floor And Died After Two Days Of Of This Accident.
Sher-Mandal
Sher Mandal

Magestic Sher Mandal

After The Victory Over The Delhi Sultanate Sher Shah Suri Named This Tower As Sher Mandal. Sher Mandal Is An Octagonal Double Storeyed Sand Stone Tower With Decorative Plaster And White Marble Work. A Chatri With The Right Pillars At The Top Was Used As The Astronomical Observatory. Octagonal Wall Possess Window Shaped Structures In It.

Location- 👇

  • Mathura Rd, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110003.

How To Reach - 🚲

  • Nearest Airport Is Igi International Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station Is New Delhi Railway Station.
  • Regular Metro Service Is Available To Reach Purana Qila. Nearest Metro Station Is Pragati Maidan.
  • Regular Taxi And Auto Services Are Also Available

Local Language - 👄

  • Hindi, Punjabi, English

Local Food- 🍲

  • Dahi Bada, Pani Puri, Bedai, Fruit Salad, Besan Chilla, Biriyani, Chole Kulche Etc

Local Transport- 🚕

  • Rickshaw, Electric Tricycle, Taxi, Buses, Metro Etc.

Places To Visit Near Purana Qila Complex-



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