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Ghaus Mohammed's Tomb


What :

Ghaus Mohammed’s Tomb enshrines one of the Mughal Empire’s most influential teachers.

An erudite 16th century Sufi Muslim, Ghaus Mohammed was a tutor for Mughal Emperor Humayun, and the famous composer Tansen.

Ghaus Mohammed’s mausoleum is a stunning example of Mughal architecture with hexagonal pillars and stone-carved lattice screens. The structure is set in a splendid Mughal garden with well-manicured lawns. The composer Tansen is buried in a similar tomb in the same compound, which hosts the annual Tansen Samaroh music festival.

When :

The tomb’s gardens are splendid during the rainy season starting in July and running through August. The best weather in the region falls between October and March. Between May and June the region experiences its highest temperatures.

Each year between November and December, the tomb complex hosts a four day music festival, Tansen Samaroh, celebrating the impact of Tansen’s music on Indian culture.

Where :

Ghaus Mohammed’s Tomb is centrally located in Gwalior city in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The tomb compound can easily be reached by private vehicle while sightseeing in Gwalior on one of our luxury tours of India.

Who :

Ghaus Mohammed’s Tomb is a stunning work of Mughal architecture that we consider a “must-see” for guests exploring Gwalior’s historic monuments and unique culture with us.

Appropriate Attire :

While visiting Ghaus Mohammed’s Tomb it’s best to cover shoulders, arms, and knees as a sign of respect.

Guest Reviews :

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  Cynthia and AJ Carter
March 2014
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March 2014
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