Fateh Jang ka Gumbad, also known as the tomb of Fateh Jang is a memorial was built in honor of Fateh Jang, a minister in the court of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who was known for his love of exotic arts and astounding architecture.
The tomb is a fusion of different architectural styles, with a classic representation of Rajput and Mughal designs that will make your jaw drop. It’s made up of high-quality sandstones and boasts colossal minarets that catch everyone’s attention. Seriously, it’s like a giant masterpiece that’s impossible to miss!
This artistic marvel is a five-story wonder, with three 60-foot storeys that are square shaped and have seven openings on each face. The four beautiful octagonal minars at the four corners – are a feast for the eyes!
And if you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of some fine Quranic inscriptions on the first floor.
This monument is a classic representation of Indo-Islamic architecture and surpasses all the contemporary monuments. And if you think that’s impressive, just wait until you see the lush green gardens that surround the actual cenotaph in the center of the monument. It’s like stepping into a whole other world!
So if you’re ever in the area, make sure to check out this gem of a monument.