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The tomb of Muhammad Shah, the third ruler of the Sayyid dynasty, is situated at the Lodhi gardens and the first thing visible as one enters the garden. During those time, it was customary to have two types of tombs, square and octagonal. The tomb of Mohammad Shah is close to the Bara Gumbad mosque. The tomb is octagon in shape measuring 26'-3" (8m) in diameter. The ceiling is decorated with carvings using circular designs with arabesques and calligraphic motifs. There are eight graves inside, and the middle one is believed to be that of Muhammad Shah.

Address: Lodhi gardens

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  • Written Jan 19, 2009
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