Revered Burhanpur

24.33 21 Sep 2020

  • A painting in shahi qila is supposed to have inspired the design of taj mahal
  • Burhanpur was originally the preferred location of the taj mahal
  • The hammamm or royal bath here was built exclusively for begum mumtaz mahal
  • The Jama Masjid is supposed to be the only mosque to contain Urdu & Sanskrit scripts
  • The Asirgarh Fort was known as the Gateway to Southern India

Revered Burhanpur

Founded in 1400 AD on the bank of the Tapti River, the historical city of Burhanpur was once the capital of the Mughal Kingdom. An important outpost of the Mughals, Burhanpur was known as the gateway to southern India for its strategic location.

Ruled by Shah Jahan for a very long period, it is one of the most beautiful symbols of Mughal architecture and Mughal grandeur.

The magnificent mosques, tombs and palaces give you a sense of what Mughal life at its peak was like. Burhanpur's glorious and rich past will leave you fascinated and engrossed, just like a child.

The saint behind the name

Burhanpur is named after the Sufi saint Sheikh Burhanuddin Gharib. He was a disciple of Haz

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The rock of love

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Mawa Jabeli, Burhanpur Jalebi Centre

Known as the King of Jalebis, the Mawa Jalebis are rich and thick with an irresistable aroma.

Points of Interest

Ahukhana

Asirgarh Fort

Dargah-e-Hakimi

Hammam or The Royal Bath

Jama Masjid

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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Best Season To Visit

Best Season To Visit

The best time to visit Burhanpur is from July to April.