Lodi Tomb

Lodi Gardens is spread over 90 acres. It contains Mohammed Shah’s Tomb, Sikander’s Tomb, Sheesh Gumbad and Bara Gumbad, architectural works of the 15th century Sayyid and Lodi’s, Pashtun dynasty which ruled much of Northern India during the 16th century, and the site is now protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The gardens are situated between Khan Market and Safdarjung’s Tomb on Lodi. It is beautiful and serene, and is a hotspot for morning walks for the Delhiites. Lodi Gardens is an important place of preservation or architecture. The tomb of Mohammed Shah is visible from the road, and is the earliest structure in the gardens. The architecture is characterised by the octagonal chamber, with stone chhajjas on the roof and guldastas on the corners.

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