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Shah Quli Khan’s Tomb


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Shah Quli Khan's Tomb

Location -: Narnaul, District-Mahendragarh

Situation -: Situated in Purani Mandi of Narnaul City.

Under protection of -: Government of India

Period -: 1574-75 AD

History and description -: This beautiful tomb was built by Shah Quil Khan himself in 1574-75 AD. Shah Quil Khan was the Governor of Narnaul during the reign of Mughal emperor Akbar (1556-1605 AD). He built this tomb in memory of his father but after his death, his mortal remains were also buried here. Situated on a high octagonal platform approachable from south, the tomb is built in grey stone mixed with red sandstone presenting a remarkable appearance. Both the interior and exterior of the tomb are octagonal in shape having a narrow passage supported on projecting running all along the base of the arched openings and recesses. The interior of the tomb is sub-divided into two storeys.

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