Revered Burhanpur

SHAHI QILA

The gateway
to southern India
Burhanpur City
21.3194° N, 76.2224° E

Revered Burhanpur

  • Shahiqila in Burhanpur

    A PAINTING IN SHAHI QILA IS SUPPOSED TO HAVE INSPIRED THE DESIGN OF TAJ MAHAL

  • Burhanpur - Preferred Loaction of Taj Mahal

    BURHANPUR WAS ORIGINALLY THE PREFERRED LOCATION OF THE TAJ MAHAL

  • Royal Bath in Burhanpur

    THE HAMMAMM OR ROYAL BATH HERE WAS BUILT EXCLUSIVELY FOR BEGUM MUMTAZ MAHAL

  • Mosque in Burhanpur

    THE JAMA MASJID IS SUPPOSED TO BE THE ONLY MOSQUE TO CONTAIN URDU & SANSKRIT SCRIPTS

  • Gateway Fort

    THE ASIRGARH FORT WAS KNOWN AS THE GATEWAY TO SOUTHERN INDIA

The saint
behind the name

Burhanpur - History of Name

The rock of love

Rock of Love in Tapti River

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.

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Reaching by Air

Reaching Mandu by Air

Indore airport, about 163 km away, is well connected to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Pune and Jabalpur.

Reaching by Rail

Reaching Mandu by Rail

Burhanpur Railway Station is well connected to major cities like Mumbai, Pune and Varanasi via different routes.

Reaching by Road

Reaching Mandu by Road

Burhanpur is connected by regular bus services to cities like Indore, Jalgaon, Khandwa, Omkareshwar, Maheshwar, Ujjain and Bhopal.

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