Top Historical Places in Chanderi

Are you looking to explore the history of Chanderi through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Chanderi including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Chanderi. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Chanderi ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Chanderi, 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 Chanderi for a great trip!

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

  1. Koshak Mahal

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    The Koshak Mahal was built in 16th century when Mahmud Khilji of Malwa was passing through the small town and loved this location. Today, the grand structure remains in a beautiful ruin. The originally plan 7-storey building was stripped down to only 2–storeys. Today, the gorgeous arches, symmetrical Afghan style of architecture and a design that supports natural cross-ventilation, makes ...Read more
  2. Badal Mahal Gate

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    The Gate built in the 15th century during the reign of Sultan Mahmood Shah Khilji, is believed to be the gateway for Badal Mahal. Today, the gate stands alone and is one of the most iconic places of Chanderi. The image of the gate is used in Postal Stamps and also on handloom sarees made in the small town. Take a wall around the gate to admire its architecture, variety of ‘Jaali’ wo...Read more
  3. Chanderi Fort

    Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Fort

    Built in the 11th century, the Fort was where the Battle of Chanderi was fought and where Mughal Emperor Babur captured the city from Medini Rai. The main gate of the fort is called ‘Khooni Darwaza’referring to the criminals that were thrown from the walls above. Today, the Hawa Mehal and Nau Khanda Mahal sections of the Mahal still remain strong and offer a peek into the history of...Read more
  4. Kati Ghati Gateway

    Tags: Historical Site

    The Kati Ghati Gateway is cut from a single rock and stands tall at a height of 80 feet!The gateway as made in the 15th century but was believed to be carved out in a single night! Jiman Khan commissioned a mason to make this doorway in one night and was surprised when the mason was able to accomplish the task.  Even today, the gateway remains without a door and is loved for its view, its ...Read more
  5. Johar Memorial Monument Image
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    Tags: Historical Site, Monument

    Located close to the Chanderi Fort, the Johar Memorial Monument marks the event when 600 women committed suicide when Babur fought and won the Battle of Chanderi. The Battle itself was fought on 19th January in 1528. A stone plaque tells the story of the event and is placed in a small but beautiful stone structure. You can also see the tomb of the great musician-Baiju Bawara, located close to t...Read more
  6. Shehzadi Ka Rauza

    Tags: Monument

    The story of Shehzadi Ka Rauza goes that Mehrunisa- the daughter of the Governor, fell in love with the Army Chief. The father did not approve of the relationship and asked his men to kill the chief where he was sent out for war. The army chief survived the attack and came to this spot where he let out a cry for his lover. The daughter reached the place only to find the chief taking his last br...Read more