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Saturday, August 1, 2009

Jamali Kamali Tomb - Mehrauli

The Jamali Kamali mosque and tombs are located near the Archaeological survey Park, on the western side of the Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road, Mehrauli, about 300 meters south of Balban’s tomb. The construction of the mosque was started around 1528-29 during the rule of Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire but was completed during Humayun’s reign. His tomb was also built in 1528-29, though he died in the year 1535-36. Jamali was the nom de plume of a saint and poet, Shaikh Fazlullah who was also known as Jalal Khan. He lived from the reign of Sultan Sikander Lodi till that of Mughal emperor Humayun and was a favorite of both kings.

Information for Tourist

Address of the Tomb: -
Near the Archaeological survey Park, on the western side of the Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road, about 300 meters south of Balban’s tomb, Mehrauli, Delhi, India.

How to Reach: Visitors can either take local buses, or they can hire auto-rickshaws and taxis or take the metro rail from any part of the city.

Time to Visit:
Open on all days.

Best Timings: sunrise to sunset.Fees: The tomb is Free for all the people.

Photographs: You can also take photograph easily.

Nearest Railway Station: Nizamuddin Railway Station.

Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat.

Functional Metro Station: Central Secretariat.

Nearest International Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport

Time required for sightseeing: About 30 minutes

Photo Gallery

View at Jamali Kamali, Mehrauli, Delhi, India

The courtyard of Jamali Kamali Mosque, Mehrauli

Jamali Kamali view

Jamali Kamali Tomb, Mehrauli, Delhi

Jamali Kamali Tomb Photo

Jamali Kamali Tomb

Jamali Kamali Picture

Jamali Kamali mosque, Delhi

Jamali Kamali Masjid

Jamali Kamali Tomb wallpaper

Jamali Kamali Images

Inside View at Jamali Kamali Mosque

Graves in jamali kamali

5 comments:

maya said...

I didn't heard more about this monument. thanks for information. But i know other more Delhi Information.

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Federica said...

Dear, my name is Federica Renzi, a student of the Faculty of Architecture “Aldo Rossi” in Cesena, Italy.
I’m starting my graduation thesis on Delhi, and in particular the
archaeological area of Mehrauli, followed by Professor Stefania Rossl.
Could you possibly recommend me some materials can I refer to for my
studies? Do you have a dwg file?
Thank you for your willingness
Kind Regards

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Aparna A said...

The construction of the mosque was started around 1528-29 during the rule of Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire but was completed during Humayun’s reign. His tomb was also built in 1528-29, though he died in the year 1535-36. Jamali was the nom de plume of a saint and poet, Shaikh Fazlullah who was also known as Jalal Khan. He lived from the reign of Sultan Sikander Lodi till that of Mughal emperor Humayun and was a favorite of both kings.You can book Online Bus Ticket also.

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