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Hoshang Shah's Tomb

Mandu is an important tourist destination as the place is ideal for the exploring history and the true culture of India. You can begin your search from here as the first tomb shows the involvement of Afgan culture in the art and sculpture of ancient India.

Hoshang Shah's Tomb is regarded as India's first marble tomb that was the tomb of Hoshang Shah.

History of Hoshang Shah's Tomb :

The tomb is a marble construction in honor of Hoshang Shah who holds a significant position in the history of India. It is noted that the tomb was constructed in the 15th century. The tomb was so beautiful that it impressed Shah Jehan and so he sent four of his architect before construction of Taj Mahal. It has been said that Ustad Hamid had a great association with the team who constructed Taj Mahal.

Description of Hoshang Shah's Tomb :

The Hoshang Shah's tomb, Mandu is a wonderful example of Afgan art and architecture. The monument bears well-balanced dome with convoluted marble work. The uniqueness and the wonderful decoration on the southern doorway portray the lotus and the blue enamel stars.