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Address: Opposite Jami Masjid, Mandu 454020, India

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Interesting architectural details, but generally in poor condition.

Interesting architectural details, but generally in poor condition. The best thing, after you climb some steep steps, is the view of the Jami Masjid across the road and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting architectural details, but generally in poor condition. The best thing, after you climb some steep steps, is the view of the Jami Masjid across the road and the market below.

Thank 810wanderwoman
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

Ashrafi mahal is just situated opposite to Jami Masjid. The place was built as a celebration of victory and has 7 floors. Currently, it is completely dilapidated and what is left over could be just 5-10 percent of what it was. The remains were good enough to convey how good things were then. The tomb is of Mahmud Khilji.

Thank Karthik R
Nashik, India
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Reviewed January 11, 2017

This structure is right opposite the Jami Masjid. The structure isnt all that great and needs more attention and maintenance from the Tourism department. My only solace is that fro the top of the steps, one can see right across the road, beyond the Jami Masjid entrance and at the back wall. This seems to have been created with deliberate... More 

Thank RadhikaKuldeep
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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Another one from mandu's collection of architectures. The place is close to market area. You can see the structure from outside as well. One time visit is ok

Thank joyienjoy
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016

It's in mandu in the visinity of Roopmati mahal. Its opposite Jamie masjid. It's in ruin but ok to see it.

Thank shaileshjpai
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This place is right opposite Jami Masjid. Only 1story of this construction is intact. However one can imagine what a delightful monument it could be. The story goes that Emperor Jehangir came with Noorjahan here and to cajole her to ascend the steps and sight the entire town of Mandu, threw Ashrafi-ie gold coins after each of her steps which... More 

Thank Shubhalaxmi
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Please get an authorized guide from MP tourism else you will get to listen fake stories (as listed by several reviewers) from touts that the King disliked fat begums and kept asharfis on steps for their excercise. Seriously???? The Ashrafi Mahal which is right opposite to Jami Masjid was built initially as a Madrasa during the 15th century but later... More 

Thank gitanjali m
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed January 27, 2016

This monument was actually victory tower and then used for Nur Jaan (Mughal emperor Jahangir's wife) and wives of Khilji for exercising, which involves climbing over 200 steps and picking coins or ashrafiyas on each step. One just has to see it from Jami Masjid and would take not more than 2 mins.

Thank Deepa3710
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

This mahal is situated just opposite to jami masjid. . According to me there is nothing to see except a very old structure at the time khilji. This is not well maintained mahal.

Thank kanc28
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

A tower remains here with wide steps- really wide, one has to take two steps to cover one. The local guides have a interesting tale for this too - the Kilgi did not like fat begams and he made them go up and down these steps, taking one step at a time bending and keeping one gold coin in each... More 

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