Mahabat Muqbara

Mahabat Muqbara

This impressive mausoleum (Maqbara) has splendid arches, many domes, and towering minarets. The architecture is detailed and opulently done. It has finely carved silver doors. There is a mosque next to it. It is located on Mahatma Gandhi Road, near the railway station and opposite the court. The Maqbara embodies the tomb of Nawab Mahabatkhanji – I. It is visited without fail by the foreigners. Façade Lighting is arranged to make it attractive at night. The city of Junagadh has other 18th century mausoleums built by the Nawabs in the area around Chitkana Chowk. Started in 1878 by Mohabbat Khanji and completed in 1892 by his successor,Bahadur Kanji. Mohabbat Maqbara Palace, also Mausoleum of Bahaduddinbhai Hasainbhai, is a beautifully built mausoleum in Junagadh, India, that was once home to the Nawabs of Junagadh. Its striking art and architecture make it one of the city's most important historical landmarks. It is also one of the city's oldest Mughal monuments.

The Mohabat Maqbara is a palace-mausoleum in the Junagadh district of the Indian state of Gujarat, adjacent to the sacred Girnar Hills in Saurashtra. The etymological meaning of Junagadh "Old Fort" gives the palace its alternativ name of "The Old Fort Palace". Amongst the forts and monuments in the state of Gujarat, the Mohabbat Maqbara is an exquisite example the nineteenth century art and architecture.

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