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Bara Gumbad Complex, Delhi

Replete with intricate stucco inscriptions, the Bara Gumbad, or “big dome,” is a large domed structure grouped together with the Friday mosque of Nizam Khan Sikandar II (“Sikander Lodi”) (r. 1489-1517).The Bara Gumbad, or “big dome,” is a large domed structure grouped together with the Friday mosque of Nizam Khan Sikandar II (“Sikander Lodi”) (r. 1489-1517) and a mehman khana (guesthouse), located in New Delhi’s Lodi Gardens. The buildings were constructed at different times during the Lodi era and occupy a common raised platform. Formerly an outlying area of Delhi, the Lodi Gardens are a British-planned landscaped garden which includes a number of monuments (primarily tombs) from the Sayyid and the Lodi dynasties. Read more on Archnet.

Photo Credits: Prateek Rungta - CC License.

Photo Credits: Prateek Rungta – CC License.

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