A majority of the standing monuments at Mandu were raised in the period of hardly 125 years, between AD 1401 and AD 1526. In this period Mandu was under Muslim rulers, and as elsewhere, they desecrated and destructed Hindu temples to raise their structures with their own ideas of architectural compositions.
Hoshang Shah’s Tomb
The Hoshang Shahs tomb is a fine example of Afghan style architecture. It is said that four architects from Shah Jahan’s court visited Mandu and took inspiration for the Taj Mahal.
Jami Masjid Inspired by the great mosque of Damascus, this humongous structure is striking in both its simplicity and architectural style-with large courtyards and grand entrances.
Parsi community are known for preservation and conservation of their ancient structure. This building is part of one of the Zoroastrian temple in #surat. The building was erected in 1892 A.D. and still have in very great condition.
#Rudyard Kipling, son of Lockwood Kipling, first principal of Sir J. J. School of Art, was born here on 30.12.1865.Traditionally the home of the deans for both the Sir J. J. School of Art and Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art,#Mumbai, this identically-split-bungalow attracts numerous Kipling-enthusiasts from all over the world.