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Near Archaeological Survey Park, New Delhi 110002, India
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

During my holidays in Delhi, I had visited the Mehrauli Archeological Park and this tomb dedicated to Balban is located right opposite the Jamali Kamali Tomb. This tomb was built in 1287 AD for Ghiyas ud din Balban,a Turkic ruler of the Delhi Sultanate and...More

Thank Kaushik G
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This tomb too is the part of Mehrauli Archeological Park. But it is completely neglected and lack of maintenance has turned it into ruins.

Thank Kumar S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It is a tomb of Giasuddin Balban the turkik ruler of the Delhi Sultanate from the slave dynasty, located in Meharauli of New Delhi. It's the one of the pioneer indo-islamic style architecture in India. Built in rubble masonry, without any ornamentation on the dome...More

Thank tripsmaker
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We visited the Taj Mahal in the early morning - unfortunately, many other visitors had the same idea! The monument was beautiful and, despite the large crowds, we were able to get some beautiful photos.Along with the main building, the structure consists of numerous outbuildings...More

Thank Akhil V
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A nice place to visit if you are a history lover. Nothing much to see at this particular tomb but there are some other structures nearby.

Thank Shilpamittal
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Balban was a ruler from the Mamluk slave dynasty who ruled the Delhi sultanate in the 13th century.This tomb forms a part of the larger Mehrauli Archaelogical park & was built in 1287.This Turkic ruler`s tomb was discovered in the mid 20th century & is...More

1  Thank MARGDARSHI
Reviewed 19 November 2014

It is said that this tomb is the first example of a proper arch seen anywhere in India and architecture came to age in this respect here. It is mentioned that this area was under rubble for hundreds of years and excavations were done in...More

3  Thank SatyendraGarg
Reviewed 13 November 2014

After visiting Iltutmish’s tomb , seeing the squinch and the studying its purpose , we drove to Ghiyas Ud Din Balban’s tomb , the first ruined rubble structure on right in the Archaeological Survey Park at Mehrauli in 1287, to witness the first monument boasting...More

3  Thank Dilip S
Reviewed 10 March 2014

The archaeological park in Mehrauli has many gems located within it including Balban's tomb. The state of the ruins, in amongst the trees, add to the ambiance of of the site. The actual tomb, site of the first true arch in India, has no grave...More

3  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 29 January 2014

to reach balban's tomb a trail follows amidst ruins from jamali kamali mosque n tomb inside mehrauli archaeological park. it has no ceiling but walls, a large gateway n a kabr. a good panaromic view around...

4  Thank Capt_Bhavika
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