Badal Mahal Darwaza
Chanderi, India
The Badal Mahal Darwaza is a double-storeyed stone gateway standing over 15 m high and 7.5 m wide, flanked by two tapered turrets in a style reminiscent of Tughluq Delhi. The gate is freestanding and is believed by historians to be a triumphal gateway.

Sources:

Merklinger, Elizabeth Schotten. Sultanate architecture of pre-Mughal India, 108. New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 2005.

Mitra, Swati. Chanderi travel guide, 24-25. New Delhi: Eicher Goodearth Pvt. Ltd., 2010.
Location
Chanderi, India
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Events
constructed 15th century
alternately dated to 17th century
Style Periods
Dimensions
h: approximately 15 m.; w: 7.5 m
Variant Names
Badal Mahal Darwaza
Badal Mahal Gate
Translated
Badal Gate
Alternate
Building Usages
gate
military
Materials/Techniques
sandstone
Keywords
monuments