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Delhi : Balban's Tomb in Mehrauli Archaeological Park

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Balban's Tomb is located in the Mehrauli Archaeological Park which is near the Qutub Complex, it is located on the Sri Aurobindo Marg and the closest Metro station being Qutub Minar.
Entrance to Balban's Tomb

History of Balban's Tomb

Ghiyas-ud-din Balban was the Sultan of the Delhi Sultanate. He was a reigned during the Mamluk Dynasty aka Slave Dynasty between 1266 AD and 1287 AD. He was born in the year 1206 AD.

Balban's Tomb premises

Balban's Tomb
Ghiyas-ud-din Balban was a fierce and strict administrator. He would not spare people who committed crimes, disobeyed laws. 
History of Balban's Tomb
After the demise of Ghiyas-ud-din Balban in 1287 AD, he was buried with royal honour at Mehrauli. The tomb and its premises are in ruins now. The tomb is open to the sky. 


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