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Visit Ibrahim Lodi Tomb

History unveils itself through tales of heroic battles, conquers, achievements, constructions, defeats, ransacks, chivalry, treachery and imperial combats. Ground to three gory battles, Panipat has made an immortal entry in the pages of history. The tomb of Ibrahim Lodi is reminiscent of the bloody First Battle of Panipat.

History unveils itself through tales of heroic battles, conquers, achievements, constructions, defeats, ransacks, chivalry, treachery and imperial combats. Ground to three gory battles, Panipat has made an immortal entry in the pages of history. The tomb of Ibrahim Lodi is reminiscent of the bloody First Battle of Panipat.

Ibrahim Lodi was the Afghan Sultan of Delhi who was defeated and killed in the gruesome battle against the Turco-Mongal emperor, Babur in April 1526. His mortal remains have been housed alongside the Dargah of Bu Ali Shah Qalandar, a famous Sufi Saint. The tomb is a simple rectangular structure raised on a high pedestal with a fleet of stairs leading to it.

Facts to intrigue you:

  • Ibrahim Lodi was the son of Sikander Lodi whose tomb is housed in Lodi Gardens.
  • In the year 1866, the British had Ibrahim Lodi's tomb relocated during the construction of the Grand Trunk Road and renovated it with an inscription that highlights his death in the Panipat battle.
  • Ibrahim Lobi's Tomb is often mistaken for Sheesh Gumbad which is present in the heart of Lodi Gardens.
  • Due to the city's extensive historical connections and monuments present, it serves as a major tourist destination.


 

Timing

Before Sunset

PREFFERED BY

History Buffs, Photographers

TIME SPENT

Around 1 hour

ENTRY FEE

No entry fee

Attractions near Panipat

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Historical, Heritage
  • Altitude

    219 m
  • STD Code

    0180
  • Best Season

    Oct - Mar
  • State/Code

    /132103
  • LANGUAGES

    None