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Pir Turkman Tomb Complex


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Pir Turkman Tomb Complex

Location -: Narnaul, District-Mahendergarh

Situation -: Situated in the Piran ka Mohalla of Narnaul city.

Under protection of -: Haryana Government

Period -: Circa 12th to 17th century AD

History and description -: This tomb-cum-mosque complex incorporates a long tradition of architecture ranging from the Tughlaq period down to the British times. Much of it is originally marred by later constructions. Originally the tomb and adjoining mosque was constructed during the reign of Firoz Shah Tughlaq. The eastern colonnades, the dome and a part of enclosure were erected by Alam Khan Mewati in 1357 AD. The tomb itself is surmounted by a hemisphere that has some modern paintings. The pillared verandah (portico) in front of the tomb was constructed during the British period. Most of the other structures within its enclosures were constructed during last Mughal period. The inscription in Persian verse over the doorway registers the date 1137 AD of demise of the Turkish saint in chronogram and in figures.

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