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The very center of Mehrauli

Quite interesting Mughal tomb, in something unusual for the Mughal period in the history of Delhi... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
gentbrugg
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Moscow
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A very nice historical place to visit. The shape of this tomb is very unique as it is octagonal... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2016
Shilpamittal
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New Delhi, India
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Apr 28, 2018
“Tomb of Adham Khan”
Mar 3, 2018
“Octagonal tomb”
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Mehrauli Village, New Delhi 110002, India
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

This tomb was build in the memory of Adham Khan who was a general in his army. But the irony is he was killed too by the same person. The architecture is impressive but with more care and maintenance it could have been better. It’s...More

Thank KumarS1263
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Adham Khan's Tomb is located in Mehrauli, Delhi near bus stop which is the 16th-century tomb of Adham Khan, a general of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Nearly 450 Years Old Bhool Bhulaiya of Delhi. A domed octagonal chamber lies north of the Qutub Complex. It...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Quite interesting Mughal tomb, in something unusual for the Mughal period in the history of Delhi as it is constructed rather in the Afghan style. Quite well-preserved structure. It is an octahedron with three arched openings in each of the "edges", decorated with a dome...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed October 20, 2016

A very nice historical place to visit. The shape of this tomb is very unique as it is octagonal shape. Nice architecture also.

Thank Shilpamittal
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We only passed by the Tomb of Adham Khan on the way from Qutub Minar to Humayun's Tomb. I wish I had more time to explore it, a quick glance at the octagonal tomb did not do the justice to this interesting architectural monument.

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed January 25, 2016

This is the oldest Mughal tomb that still stands in Delhi. Humayun's Tomb, though begun earlier, was still under construction when this was completed. Architecturally, it is the only Mughal tomb built in the style of the Sultanate i.e. in an octagonal shape. One possible...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2015

This tomb is small and relatively unadorned. Currently the interior is filled with scaffolding. Maybe it will be cleaned up and restored. I'd not go out the way to see it

Thank tradIndy
Reviewed March 11, 2015

Adham Khan, a general of the great Mughal ruler, Akbar the Great was son of Maham Anga, the wet nurse of the emperor. In the power struggle which followed the accession of Akbar, Adham Khan killed another favourite general of the ruler namely Ataga Khan...More

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