Top Historical Places in Burhanpur

Are you looking to explore the history of Burhanpur through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Burhanpur including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Burhanpur. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Burhanpur ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Burhanpur, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Burhanpur for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Burhanpur with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Jama Masjid

    Tags: Mosque, Historical Site

    Jama Masjid dates back to the late 16th century and was built by King Adil Shah Farooqi over the course of 5 years. The present day Jama Masjid is the second in Burhanpur- the first being constructed by Begum Ruquiya (wife of King Azam Humayun) in 1539. The Jama Masjid does show quiet a close resemblance to the Jama Masjid in Delhi and is loved for its architecture. Owing to its vast history, t...Read more
  2. Asirgarh Fort Image
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    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    The Asirgarh Fort also known as Asa Ahir Garh is one of the most interesting places in Burhanpur. The fort accommodates a mosque with a Shiva Temple and is believed to be haunted by the spirit of Ashwathama who was cursed by Lord Krishna. For 5000 years, Ashwathama is believed to haunt the place asking people for Turmeric to be applied on his forehead wound. He is also believed to worship Shiva...Read more
  3. Khuni Bhandara

    Tags: Historical Site

    The Kundi Bhandara was designed in the 17th century by the Moghuls during the reign of Shah Jahan to curb the water needs of the city. The unique underground structure (around 80 feet below the ground level) uses Gravity to store and move water to the city of Burhanpur. Today, its simple yet ingenious design is a major attraction for tourists. The place has been partially revised after 400 year...Read more