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Nilkanth Mahal

Near The Nilkanth Shrine, Mandu, India
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Nilkanth Mahal

Beloning to the Mughal era and close to the Nilkanth shrine,this palace was construced by te Mughal... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
nbbhagodiya2015
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Pune, India
A Temple of Lord Shiva in Mosque like structrure

The Neelkanth Mahal is basically visited for its temple of Lord Shiva. It is said that the palace... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
HS-MISRA
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New Delhi, India
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Near The Nilkanth Shrine, Mandu, India
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Beloning to the Mughal era and close to the Nilkanth shrine,this palace was construced by te Mughal governor shah Badgah khan

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The Neelkanth Mahal is basically visited for its temple of Lord Shiva. It is said that the palace and temple was built by Akbar for one of his Hindu wife. In fact the structure is not like that of temple, but in the main room,...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This temple was made by Akbar and the mughal influence can easily be seen on the walls. There is a small water body inside the temple water of which comes from a small waterfall (year around active).

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Couple of kilometers before reaching Mandu, amidst few road side stalls and shops a board announces presence of a monument. Though not much is visible from the road level, the monument can be reached, after climbing down a flights of stairs. Nilkanth Mahal, contrary to...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Situated 2-3 km before reaching proper Mandu, one encounters the Nilkanth Mahal, palace of Islamic design but featuring a Shiva Temple. Originally the temple was built by rajput ruler, which was later destroyed and coverted in pleasure palace by akbar. Temple has islamic insignia on...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This a little away from the other palaces and still visited by many as this is more of a temple off Siva now than a palace. A little bit o climb to the the place. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

A building used by Muslim rulers for their pleasure was converted back into a Shiva Temple. One has to climb down about 60-70 stairs at a very steep incline to reach the building. It has a Shiva-Linga inside with a naturally occurring spring over it....More

Thank Rajiv T
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It is very good place to visit but one has to wonder inside a village for finding it. one also has to climb down greatly to reach it the shivling automatically gets water from mountain behind it.

Thank SHAILENDRA KUMA... G
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Visit this if you have some time left post the other main monuments of Mandu. The temple in the palace is still operational and you can go up till there. This place is a perfect example of how Hindu structures were modified into Mughal monuments....More

1  Thank VivekPilania
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Just before reaching Mandu/Mandav proper, one encounters the Nilkanth Mahal, a redstone palace of Islamic design but featuring a Shiva Temple inside it. It is firmly entrenched in the tourist circuit for we never meant to go to this place but our driver just stopped...More

2  Thank jkysharma
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