Mahabat Makbara

Mahabat Maqbara

The Nawabs of Babi dynasty ruled the erstwhile Junagadh State. The construction of the Mahabat Maqbara was started in 1878 by Nawab Mahabat Khan II (1851–82) and ended in 1892 during the reign of Nawab Bahadur Khan III (1882–92). It houses grave of Mahabat Khan II. It is a State Protected Monument under Gujarat Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1965.

These mausoleums are known for amalgamation of Indo-Islamic, Gothic and European style.

These mausoleums have the carvings on its inner and outer façades and arches with yellowish light brown exterior. They have onion-shaped domes, French windows, sculptures, marble tracery work, marble columns, marble jalis and silver doorways. The minarets on four sides of one of these mausoleums has winding staircases around them.

The Jama Mosque is located nearby with similar architectural style.


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