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Monuments in Haryana

Ibrahim Lodi's Tomb, Panipat: Ibrahim Lodi was the Sultan of Delhi in 1526. He was defeated and killed in a battle with Babar. His tomb was constructed in Panipat and is situated near a Tehsil Office at Panipat. This tomb is considered to be one of the major monuments in Haryana and it holds a great importance in the history of Haryana. Ibrahim Lodi's Tomb is a rectangular block made of Lakhori bricks. During the british rule, they renovated this tomb and installed an inscription that stated the defeat of Ibrahim Lodhi.

Star Monument Bhiwani : The Star Monument in Bhiwani is considered to be one of the most breathtaking buildings in Haryana and is situated in the Radha Swami Satsang Bhawani complex in Dinaud, which is only about 12 kms away from Bhiwani. This monument houses the samadhi of the famous Shree Tara Chand (Bade Maharaj Ji ). The Star Monument is an hexagonal pyramid, with star shaped sides.The height is 88m from the base platform, and each of the six sides measure about 60 feet at the base. Of the siz sides three alternative sides are covered in white marbles while the other three are covered in Italian glass. The Star Monument in Haryana is designed in such a way that it does not have any pillars or columns to support itself. The premises of this monument is well decorated with a variety of stars and other decorative items. The highly sophisticated construction of this monument is supported by a mix of traditional and the most modern techniques and equipments.

Kala Amb : 'Kala Amb' is another intersting monument in Haryana which attracts a large number of tourists. It is situated in the historic city of Panipat, and is 90 km away from Delhi. Kala Amb is actually a memorial for soldiers who participated and died in the 3rd battle of Panipat. It is said that the blood of the soldiers who died in the battle, was mixed with the soil and as a result the fruits of a nearby mango tree became black in color. Thus the memorial got the name 'Kala Amb' which means "Black Mango". Now the site consist of a brick pillar with an iron rod and is surrounded by an Iron fence

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