FEROZE SHAH'S PALACE

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Location : Hissar, Haryana
Built By : Feroze Shah Tughluq.
Built Of : Rubble Masonry


The edifice known as Feroze Shah's Palace was built by Feroze Shah Tughluq, the Sultan of Delhi (AD 1351 - 1388). The palace is built of rubble masonry covered with thick lime plaster. Its arches are supported on sandstone carved pillars of Hindu temples. The palace-complex consists of an open courtyard on the side of which is placed two and three-storeyed structures.

In the massive western wall of the palace, is embedded a passage to which steps lead from the terrace. The passage that was meant for roofs guarding the palace is provided with bastions, the hollow core of which has a pillared hall connected with other rooms and cells of the palace. It is provided with bastions. The eastern side of the palace contains some structures in red sandstone, which are of later origin, as is the lotus-tank situated on the terrace.

How To Get There
Air: The nearest airport is at Delhi.
Rail: Hissar is the nearest rail junction.
Road: Hissar has a bus station of its own.






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