About Chanderi

Koshak Mahal

This simple yet imposing building, located on the Isagarh road at a distance of 4 kilometres from Chanderi… [more]

Koshak Mahal Koshak Mahal

Shehzadi Ka Rauza

This elegant structure, built on a 12 feet high platform, stands near the Parmeshwar Pond. On the outside… [more]

Shehzadi Ka Rauza Shehzadi Ka Rauza

Ramnagar Palace and Museum

The road through the Kati Ghati gate leads up to the Ramnagar Palace which is also a museum maintained… [more]

Ramnagar Palace and Museum Ramnagar Palace and Museum

Purana Madarsa

Built in 1450 under the aegis of Mahmood Khilji I of the Malwa Sultanate, this elegant structure is actually… [more]

Purana Madarsa Purana Madarsa

Kati Ghati Gateway

This heraldic structure, cut entirely out of living rock, is situated on the southern edge of Chanderi,… [more]

Kati Ghati Gateway Kati Ghati Gateway

Behti Math

Located 3 kilometres away from the village of Behti, which in turn is 20 kilometres south-east of Chanderi, … [more]

Behti Math Behti Math

Nanuan Rock Paintings

Near the village of Nanaun, along the river Urr (Urvashi), can be found the earliest imprints of human… [more]

Nanuan Rock Paintings Nanuan Rock Paintings


This mosque, situated a short distance from the main town, was built in AD 1495 by the Governor Sher… [more]

Idgah Idgah

Khandargiri Temple

About 2 kilometres south of town, on the Ramnagar road is the Khandargiri temple complex which is a popular… [more]

Khandargiri Temple Khandargiri Temple

Badal Mahal Darwaza

This structure, the most eminent among all monuments in Chanderi, is situated at the southern end of… [more]

Badal Mahal Darwaza Badal Mahal Darwaza

Singhpur Palace

Set in the midst of the the Vindhyachal hill ranges, the Singhpur Palace is located at a distance of… [more]

Singhpur Palace Singhpur Palace

Kirti Durg

The Kirti Durg was first constructed by the 11th century Pratihara king Kirti Pal and is named after… [more]

Kirti Durg Kirti Durg

Jama Masjid

The Jama Masjid, with a capacity of holding over 2000 persons at the time of prayer, is the largest and… [more]

Jama Masjid Jama Masjid

Jageshwari Temple

The founding of this temple is interlinked with the lore of founding of modern Chanderi, when the Pratihara… [more]

Jageshwari Temple Jageshwari Temple

Nizamuddin Family Tombs

Approached by the Chanderi Mongawali road, situated near the Jama Masjid, in the Andar Shehar or Inner… [more]

Nizamuddin Family Tombs Nizamuddin Family Tombs

Lakshman Mandir,ChanderiSituated near the Parmeshwar Taal, the Laxman Mandir is said to have been built by the 7th Bundela king Anirudh Singh in the 18th century. However, some of the sculptures and the carving on one pillar indicate a much earlier origin, possibly of the Gurjara Pratihara period. The Sheshanag is main idol of the temple.

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Phuhariji Temple,ChanderiLocated near the Khooni Darwaza, main doorway of the Kirti Durg fort, the temple is on a spur of the Chandragiri hill. The only inscription within the temple is no longer legible Continue reading “Phuhariji Temple” »

Narsimha Mandir,ChanderiThis temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu’s fourth incarnation, Narsimha, who is also known as Moolnayak. The temple is located below the Kirti Durg, near the Choubisi Jain Mandir. Although the devotees consider it to be of ancient origin, the structure of the temple appears to be of the Bundela period.

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Matamadh Temple,Chanderi

Most of the Hindus of the town pay a visit to the temple before the wedding day preparations are begun. It is located to the north of town, near the Rajghat Colony and is dedicated to Continue reading “Matamadh Temple” »

Masjid i Usmani,ChanderiNot of much interest structurally, the Masjid-i-Usmani is of much historical importance. It is the first mosque in Chanderi which has the building and inscription both intact. It is the earliest among all extant mosques based upon the inscription found installed. Located in the Sadar Bazaar area of the town, the mosque has been dated to the reign of the Delhi Sultan Mohammad Shah Tughlaq son of Firoz Shah.

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