Alam Giri Mosques

Alam Giri mosques, called so because they were built during the reign of Aurangzeb or Alamgir are ten in number. Scattered throughout the town, these are modest, single storeyed structures with only three arches in the main building with a courtyard in front. Distinctly different from the Khilji period structures, the mosques are interestingly decorated […]

Maharaja Devi Singh Bundela Chhatri

Built in 1663, this chhatri is similar to that of Maharaja Bharat Shah but is smaller in dimensions. With eaves at two levels, the building appears, on the outside, to have three storeys but inside it is just one structure. Interestingly, three wall faces out of the eight are decorated with mosque-like arches and even […]

Maharaja Bharat Shah Chhatri

This monument, built in 1642 commemorates the Bundela Maharaja Bharat Shah and marks the spot where he was cremated. Built near the Parmeshwar Pond, the structure is octagonal in plan with sandstone walls crowned by a dome. Essentially of just one storey, the eaves on the outside are designed to make it appear double storeyed. […]

Royal Horses’ Memorial

This memorial, located near the Parmeshwar Talaab, is dedicated to two horses believed to have been favourites of the Bundela kings. Said to have been built in their remembrance, the memorial consists of two stone plaques carved with the images of two well adorned horses.