Mahabat Maqbara

The palace holds great historic facts making it a prominent travel location in India. The site is widely regarded as a popular crypt for the followers of Islam. The Mahabat Maqbara is full of historic worth. The main affinity towards the building has to be its fine architecture which depicted early Indo-Muslim and Gothic planning that showed the beauty of its makers.

The palace has two parts, old and new complex. The old complex is full of minarets and spiral pillars with carvings. The typical domes are also there that signify the creation of ancient Muslim buildings. The visitors are sure to get enchanted once they step inside the vicinity and forget the bustling area that surrounds the area. The tombs can also be seen but the tourists have to gain access from the gates of the mosque adjacent to the tombs.

History

The Mahabat Maqbara was established by Sheikh Bahauddin during the years of 1891 to 1896 AD which makes it an historic monument worth a visit.
The Mahabat Maqbara was earlier used as the main palace of the Nawabs of Junagadh. It was built in the year that dates back to 1892. It is also called the Mosque of Bahaduddinbhai Hasainbhai and it houses the tombs of Bahauddin Maqbara and Mohabbat Khanji hence the name Mahabat Maqbara.

Where is it located?

The Mahabat Maqbara is a historic palace and mosque in the old city of Junagadh in Junagadh District under the Gir hills. The city of Junagadh can be reached hassle free as it is very well connected with roads and rail. The town gains a better transport facility for its historic tourist landmarks in Gujarat. Rajkot is 99 kilometers away, Somnath is 88 kilometers away, Samsir Gir is just 54 kilometers away and Jamnagar is 184 kilometers away. The airport at Ahmedabad can also be availed which is at a distance of 330 kilometers.

Ideal Visiting Time

The palace and mausoleum can be visited during the months from October to April. Hotels and guest houses are available around the tourist spot. How to reach

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