The historical city of Mandu in Madhya Pradesh having been, for a long time ruled by the Mohammedans, illustrates architectural depictions that are quintessentially Islamic. On your Tour to Mandu, you can witness some of the most intricate and fine works in the structural manifestations in this city. The Monuments in Mandu happen to be the prime attractions of the place for tourists worldwide.
The Jahaz Mahal, built by Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji during his rule of 31 years from 1469, is located between two lakes – the Munji Talao and the Kanpur Talao. As its name suggests, it looks like a ship and that too, a sailing one, in the monsoons. Originally built for a harem of 15,000 women, it still attracts numerous visitors.