Mubarak Sayyid Tomb and Mosque
Delhi, India
The Mubarak Sayyid Tomb is octagonal in plan with a massive dome and eight octagonal roof kiosks (chhatri) on each side. The roof kiosks occupy the middle of the sides and stone buttresses are set at the vacant corners of the structure. This design gives the tomb a pyramidal effect as a whole.

The funerary mosque stands near the tomb, and it is assumed that the tomb and mosque once stood within precinct walls. This is the only mosque built by the Sayyids. It is simple in plan and was intended as an oratory for tomb visitors.


Nath, R. 1978. History of Sultanate Architecture. New Delhi: Abhinav Publications, 86.

Williams, John A. and Caroline. 1980. Architecture of Muslim India: The Sayyids and the Lodis 1414-1526. Santa Barbara, California: Visual Education Inc.
Kotla Mubarakpur, Delhi, India
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c. 1434
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