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An octagonal structure was built by Shershah Suri. Later on Humayun used it as a Library . Humanyun... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
New Delhi, India
Sher Mandal

Sher Mandal is situated within the Old Fort Complex. Later it was converted into Library and... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

An octagonal structure was built by Shershah Suri. Later on Humayun used it as a Library . Humanyun later died after falling from the stairs of this place . It is located in the centre of Purana Qila and lot of visitors are seen around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Is is built in memory of sher shah suri. Is is located in the middle of the old fort complex (Purana quila). It has got a Beautiful piece of architecture in there. it is small structure and should with the family once.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Sher Mandal is situated within the Old Fort Complex. Later it was converted into Library and Observatory by Humayun. This was also the spot where on 24th January 1554 Humayun fell from the second floor to his death.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KumarS1263
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Sher Mandal is located in the middle of the Old fort complex. This was constructed in the memory of Sher Shah. This is a historical monument. It is said Humayun completed the constructed of the mandal. Many people come to visit this place.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank travelerraghu
Reviewed 29 January 2018

If you've been to see Humayun's tomb and feel you need to know more about the man, then a visit to the old fort of Purana Qila is an interesting trip because it's home to the small library - the Sher Mandal - where the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful place and u will find less croud...sher Mehal is inside the purana Qila ...15 rupees entry ticket

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank rumaisa12
Reviewed 20 October 2016

A nice historical place to visit. Nothing much to see here. But can be visited if your are a history lover.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Shilpamittal
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The Sher Mandal named for Farid (sher shah) who had tried to finish what was ordered by Babur but had died during the initial phase and so construction was halted until the arrival of Humayun. This double-storeyed octagonal tower of red sandstone with steep stairs...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Neerajyoti
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Inside the old fort complex. Again, no signs to describe what you are visiting so it's easy to pass by, but as previous reviewers have mentioned, it's historically significant.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Situated in the heart of the Old fort complex this place seems just another monument in the middle of all the other historical monuments but has a very special place in history as Humayun fell from the stairs of this building and died of injuries...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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