Chausath Khamba: One of the many 15th Century Marvels in the city.

A tomb built between 1623-24, the Chausath Khamba is a building located in Sufi Muslim shrines, New Delhi. The name translates to ‘’64 pillars’’ in Urdu and was built by Mirza Aziz Koka during the rule of Emperor Jahangir.


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The hall was built in Mughal style architecture and is a square structure built of white marble. The structure has 64 columns that supports 25 bays and a dome. Inscriptions on the structure indicate that it houses the tomb of Mirza Aziz Koka, Ataga Koka, his father Ataga Khan and Prime Minister Akbar.

Discover the many Mughal monuments in the capital city on your next visit. Our travel desk is well-equipped to organize a guided tour of the city and make necessary travel arrangements. Explore the city and enjoy a  pleasant stay in Delhi, only with us at one of the best hotels in Safdarjung Enclave.  

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