Thursday, November 26, 2015

Tomb of Sikander Shah, Halol

Tomb of Sikander Shah at Halol is one of the beautiful structure in this city. He is ruler of Champaner who was assassinated by Imad-ul-Mulk, Khusqadam in 1526 AD. 


This tomb standing on an elevated plinth is a simple stone structure at beautiful. The aesthetics and craftsmanship of the structure are remarkable. 



On the pillars there are intricate carvings of flowers and other artistic designs. The simple domes are fluted and they are quite  elegant.



This tomb also houses the graves of the two brothers of Sikander Shah.



22 comments:

genie said...

The arches of this tomb are beautiful. This is one of the structures where what would call its simplicity really stands out creating a beautiful burial lace. I love how you can see the sky thru the top of the domes. This is lovely.

R Niranjan Das said...

Nice to know abut this beautiful tomb.

rupam sarma said...

Amazing photos, Thanks for sharing.

Destination Infinity said...

The last picture makes a emotional statement.

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Vineeta Yashswi said...

Interesting...

Jeevan said...

Simply beautiful structure and monument in elegant architecture! Neat perspective and details

Melody Steenkamp said...

Indeed hard ;-) but beautiful !

magiceye said...

Wonderful structure!

Jim said...

Beautiful sky.
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ladyfi said...

Wonderful shots!

Joyful said...

Great series of photos Rajesh. Is that you in the first photo? Happy weekend to you and your family.

Thomas Lee said...

Impressive designs

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Irene said...

Beautiful shots .... great architechture.

Happy weekend!

Al said...

Exquisite craftsmanship, and beautiful photos.

Linda said...

Beautiful arches. Great shot of the dome!

NatureFootstep said...

lovely blue sky in the opening :)

Kathe W. said...

beautiful workmanship- elegant building.

Sneh Asnani said...

beautiful photos

Easwar Arumugam said...

Brilliant shot

Yogi Saraswat said...

Beautiful picture with nice brief introduction.

Jyotirmoy Sarkar said...

Wow Great shots.