Embraced by the imposing Vindhya mountainous ranges of Madhya Pradesh, Mandu is a picturesque destination that seems to come straight out of fairy tale. It features colorful monuments studded over the lush green landscapes reflecting the rich past of the region. People book Mandu holiday packages to visit a place that celebrates the different aspects of joy, love and beauty. This quiet town still bells with the majestic charm of the bygone era. Along with architectural splendor, Mandu tour is famous among the tourists due to its interesting historical tales. The beauty of the place can be concisely experienced on your Mandu vacation.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Jahaz Mahal (Ship Palace):
It features a ship-like structure that was the creation of Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din Khilji. The palace was his harem where 15,000 maidens used to live. There are two lakes on the eastern and western sides of the palace to create the illusion of a ship.
It is an ancient monument that was used as a guardhouse and a stable during the Mughal rule. At present, it is a gallery of Archaeological Survey of India displaying diverse archaeological findings.
Hindola Mahal (Swing Palace):
The palace served as a place of delights for the Mughals, who used to organize their evening parties here during monsoon season.
This is a huge edifice and one of the finest achievements of the Ghauri dynasty. Built using red sandstone, the monument is a must visit attraction of the town.
Tomb of Hoshang Shah:
It is supposed to be the oldest marble building of India and a beautiful monument to visit.
It is a contemporary temple complex that enshrines images of various Jain 'Tirthankars'. The temple is magnificently decorated with marble, silver and golden statues of the Jain saints.