Kurukshetra Tourist Attractions

Sheikh Chehli Mausoleum - Kurukshetra

Sheikh Chehli Mausoleum built by Sher Shah Suri is a beautiful monument of medieval times, situated towards the north of Thanesar. Sheikh Chehli Mausoleum houses the tomb of the great Sufi saint Abudul-Karim popularly known as Sheikh Chehli, who was also the spiritual teacher of the scholar prince Dara Shikoh, son of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan.

 

Built in typical Mughal architectural style, the beautiful monument resembles the Taj Mahal of Agra; the main feature of Sheikh Chehli Mausoleum is its octagonal shape. In view of its architectural and historical importance, it has been declared as a 'protected monument' of national importance by the Archaeological Survey of India.

   

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