Located 2 kilometres southwest of the main town, the Qurbaani Chabootra is a large stone platform which is said to have been built as a declaration podium by the Khilji sultans. Around 120 ft long and 96 ft wide, the platform is made up of cream coloured sandstone. A large staircase has been built on the southern side to enable climbing up to the top of the platform where the mazaars of two Muslim saints have also been built.
This simple yet imposing building, located on the Isagarh road at a distance of 4 kilometres from Chanderi… [more]
Shehzadi Ka Rauza
This elegant structure, built on a 12 feet high platform, stands near the Parmeshwar Pond. On the outside… [more]
Ramnagar Palace and Museum
The road through the Kati Ghati gate leads up to the Ramnagar Palace which is also a museum maintained… [more]
Built in 1450 under the aegis of Mahmood Khilji I of the Malwa Sultanate, this elegant structure is actually… [more]
Kati Ghati Gateway
This heraldic structure, cut entirely out of living rock, is situated on the southern edge of Chanderi,… [more]
Located 3 kilometres away from the village of Behti, which in turn is 20 kilometres south-east of Chanderi, … [more]
Nanuan Rock Paintings
Near the village of Nanaun, along the river Urr (Urvashi), can be found the earliest imprints of human… [more]
This mosque, situated a short distance from the main town, was built in AD 1495 by the Governor Sher… [more]
About 2 kilometres south of town, on the Ramnagar road is the Khandargiri temple complex which is a popular… [more]
Badal Mahal Darwaza
This structure, the most eminent among all monuments in Chanderi, is situated at the southern end of… [more]
Set in the midst of the the Vindhyachal hill ranges, the Singhpur Palace is located at a distance of… [more]
The Kirti Durg was first constructed by the 11th century Pratihara king Kirti Pal and is named after… [more]
The Jama Masjid, with a capacity of holding over 2000 persons at the time of prayer, is the largest and… [more]
The founding of this temple is interlinked with the lore of founding of modern Chanderi, when the Pratihara… [more]
Nizamuddin Family Tombs
Approached by the Chanderi Mongawali road, situated near the Jama Masjid, in the Andar Shehar or Inner… [more]
Hazrat Kamal Shah was a Sufi saint who preached in Chanderi and is said to have had mystical powers. He passed away on the 10th of January, 1416, following which this tomb was built. Situated near the Hauz Khas, it is still frequented by his devotees.
Situated near the Purana Madarsa, this bawdi or stepwell was built in 1485 by Qazi-ibn-Mehran under orders from the then ruler of Chanderi, Sher Khan Ghazi. The well is circular and two staircases descend to the well from opposite sides. There are two arched entrance bays and these are flanked by two inscriptions. The inscriptions inform us that four constructions were carried out during the reign of Sher Khan Ghazi.
This stepwell is located to the north-west of the city and is the largest of all stepwells in Chanderi. It is square in shape, each side being 60 ft in length and 4 storeys deep. Steps descend from one storey down to the next and at each storey there are eight ghats. The number of ghats total to 32 which has given this Bawdi its name. The main stairs are on the southern end which proceed through two doorways. Beside the stairs are two inscriptions in Arabic and Persian, written in the Nask script.
Located to the north-west of the city, near the Maula Ali hill, the Hauz Khas is one of the largest ponds of Chanderi. Its inscription is no longer in place here but is displayed in the Gujri Mahal Museum in Gwalior. The inscription states that the Hauz-e-Khas was built by one Subnam in the reign Mahmud Khilji I and it was completed in the year 1467 AD.