Best Places To Visit In Mandu, Madhya Pradesh

Written By

Idhika Tejal

Ship Palace in Mandu town amid two lakes is a rare architectural masterpiece. However, both lakes are artificial and designed to enhance Ship Palace's beauty.

Ship Palace

This sandstone structure was originally built as a post for soldier memorials. The memorial was later renamed Rani Roopmati Pavillion.

Rani Roopmati Pavilion

The word "Hindola Mahal" means "Swing Palace" in English. This name is derived from the sloping position of its walls.

Hindola Mahal 

The Hoshang Shah Tomb is a one-of-a-kind structure made entirely of marble stone. This structure is considered to be India's first marble structure.

Hoshang Shah Tomb

This is one of the historically significant mosques in the town of Mandu. The aesthetics of Jami Masjid are dominated by Mughal architecture.

Jami Masjid

Nasir-ud-Din, a 16th-century ruler, built this palace. Baz Bahadur's Palace has a unique blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture.

Baz Bahadur Palace

Mandu's rock boulders have spiritual significance also. The caves are known as the Shaiva Yogis' residence since they used to meditate there.

Lohani Caves and Temple

The structure was originally an Islamic school.  Because the architecture and design were not ideal, the structure collapsed before its anticipated lifespan.

Ashrafi Mahal

There is only one natural spot like this in the entire fort town of Mandu. It is best to visit during the monsoon because the waterfall frequently dries up during  summer.

Kakra Khoh Waterfall