Mandu which is also known as Mandavgad is an ancient destroyed city located in Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh state. This ruined city is famous for its Historical monuments and one of the most popular tourist destination in central India. Some of the popular architecture of the Mandu city are:
- Roopmati’s pavilion
- Baz Bahadur's Palace
- Jami Masjid
- Rewa kund
- Hoshang Shah's Tomb
- Hindola Mahal (beautiful arches of Hindola Mahal are best example of architecture)
- Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal) is looks like a sheep floating in water and was built by Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din-Khilji
- 12 Darwazas (Gates) built to protect the city surrounded by wall and different gates.
How to reach
The Mandu city is well connected from major cities like Indore and Bhopal of Madhya Pradesh state. The roads are well maintained and you can easily direct buses from Indore via Dhar to Mandu city.
Nearest railway station from Mandu is Ratlam which is located at 124KM from Mandu. You can easily get buses or hire a taxi from Ratlam station to reach the place.
If you are travelling by Air, the nearest airport is located at Indore city "Ahilyabai Holkar Airport".