Between The Sagar Talao and The Village
¤ Main Attractions
The first stop has to be the Hathi Mahal or the Elephant Palace with
its stumpy massive pillars. It was initially a pleasure pavilion,
later converted into a tomb. Three arches adorn each side while a high
octagonal base carries the dome. A mosque stands just next to the
The other arresting building in this complex is the Tomb of Darya
Khan (1526). It is a mausoleum made of red masonry, once embellished
with intricate enamel patterns. Situated on a raised platform with a
conventional dome, it has four small corner domes, like the Tomb of
The interior is square, with corner arches which carry the dome
above, embellished with delicate trellis work.
Numerous other forgotten ruins lie nearby in overgrown gardens.