Top Places To Visit In Mandu Part -II | Best Attractions In Mandu
Hoshang Shah’s Tomb:
Being acknowledged India’s first marble tomb, Hoshang Shah’s Tomb has been fascinating the tourists, especially history buffs with its unique architecture. The 15th-century tomb is made of marble and resembles the Afghani Architectural style. You will be elated while witnessing the exquisite carvings and the south doorway of elegant proportions and ornamentation.
Roopmati’s Pavilion is a must visited attraction in Mandu. Not only its architecture but also a legendary tragic love story concerning to the Roopmati’s Pavilion has been drawing the attention of the tourists. The Pavilion is situated on the hillock from where the queen used to witness the palace of her beloved, Baz Bahadur.
Rani Roopmati was a Hindu Singer and Shepherdess. While Baz Bahadur the ruler of Mandu. Once Baz Bahadur went out for hunting. Fortunately, he had a glimpse of the Roopmati while she was singing. The moment he saw her he fell in love with her beauty and her melodious voice. She too fell in love with him. Later both were married as per the Muslim and Hindu rites. After knowing about the beauty of Rani Roopvati, The great Mughal Akbar decided to invade Mandu and capture Roopmati and Baz Bahadur. Akbar sent Adham Khan to capture Mandu. Vast Mughal army easily pulverized the Baz Bahadur small army. In order to avoid capture, Rani Roopvati poisoned herself. Therefore, ending the magical love story which was steeped in music, poetry, romance, war and death.