Sultan-e-Garhi (Tomb of Prince Nasiru'd-Din Mahmud), Delhi
The Sultan Garhi Tomb was built for Nasiru'd-Din Mahmud of the Mamluk Dynasty. The name Sultan Garhi was given as the structure was built implemented on a cave, which is called as 'garhi'. An octagonal roof made of sandstone and marble, and bricked towers surrounding the tomb from the corners make the tomb look like a fortress! Enjoy a tour of this magnificent structure that flaunts elements of both Hindu and Muslim architecture.
Things to see
- The massive walls and bastions of the tomb.
- The miniature fortress built in golden brown Delhi quartzite surrounding the tomb.
- The ruins of tombs of Ruknuddin Firoz Shah and Muizzuddin Bahram Shah, the 2 sons of Iltutmish.
- The magnificent doorway adorned with white marbles.
How to get there?
- The Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport. Taxi facilities are available from here.
- Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station is about 22 km away from Sultan Garhi.
- The nearest major bus terminal is Vir Haqiqat Rai Inter-State Bus Terminus. You can take buses to Rangpuri Pahari or ISIC Hospital, both of which are quite near to the site.
Sultan-e-Garhi (Tomb of Prince Nasiru'd-Din Mahmud), Delhi, Garhi's Tomb Road, Ruchi Vihar, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, South West Delhi, Delhi, 110070