Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The Tomb of Salabat Khan II is also commonly but mistakenly known as Chand Bibi Mahal. It is one of the best attractions in Ahmednagar.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal is located at a distance of about 13 km from the main city of Ahmednagar and situated on the top of a hill.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

One has to travel by the Ahmednagar-Patardi-Beed Road (NH222) to reach Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal. Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal is 13 km from Ahmednagar city in the state of Maharashtra, India. Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal is visible from almost anywhere in the city.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

when i drove up to the hill-top, driving through the plain pastures and fields to the route encircling the hill.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

In the midst of those stretchy grasslands and hills.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

I gazed out at the never ending lush green fields stretching out for miles together seemingly having incredible view when i reach out to them.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The narrow roads leading to the tomb were deserted and a tar road leads to the top of the hill.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Finally i im on top of a hill and there stood a Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal like structure over a hill.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The passage took me to the foot of the Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The design of the Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal is uniform in all aspects with the windows atop having small balconies near Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal. On the first glance at the base, you could spot a way towards the dark basement having graves.Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal is a three-storey stone structure.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

It is believed that the structure was planned to be seven-storey but only three were built.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

I went to the ground floor which was kind of beautiful, standing in the middle of the Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal, staring at the roof of the perfect round dome, like i used to do standing in the middle of the Taj Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal premises is very airy due to the huge windows all around.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

By the simple contrivance of a stone terrace built about twelve feet high.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

100 yards broad the Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal seems to rise with considerable dignity from the centre of an octagon.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal is an octagonal dome surrounded by a three storeyed veranda.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The building is plain and having Eight sided platform.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The steps in the staircases were very steep and the staircases themselves were built as if inside the walls.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Then i decided to view the Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal from the inside, there are steep staircase leading from one level to the next.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal has angularholes so placed that rising and setting sunlight falls on it and coming in, so one can see the stairs.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The 3 stories are encircled by veranadahs and big windows and a number of elevated stairs to reach to the top.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Then i reached the top of the structure. Please be careful here as there is no fencing. Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal offers a breathtaking view of the area around.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal faces an array of windmills, which was supposedly the best part of the whole outing and the view was beyond words.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal has got hills, windmills and no civilization in a distance.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

This hillock seems to be deserted from civilization.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The view of the countryside emerged as one climbs up each level.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

It was incredibly beautiful, lush and blooming.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

See for yourself and look how amazing it would’ve been to breathe in that whiff of fresh air through those green pastures.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

If you’re in or passing through Ahmednagar, this is one place you can visit and especially during monsoons to experience the combination of lush green landscapes and colossal windmills.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

The Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal is about 3080 feet above sea level on the top of a hill, 700 and 800 feet above the city, offering good views of the surrounding landscape. Salabat Khan was remembered as a great statesman and respected and loved by the people of Ahmednagar. It was an amazing experience to visit such a spectacular monument.

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal

Some glimpse of Tomb of Salabat Khan II aka Chand Bibi Mahal.

With so much beauty around this place, it goes without saying that carrying a camera and camera-enabled phone is an absolute must when visiting this place. The photos and videos of this scenically beautiful place will surely cheer you up whenever you crave to come close to nature.