Mahabat Maqbara: Mohabbat Maqbara is the most beautiful palace with great architecture of all the palaces built in 19th century across Gujarat. This is one of the oldest Moghul monuments and is house for tombs of Bahauddin Maqbara and Mohabbat Khanji of Bahaduddinbhai Hasainbhai, vazir of Nawab Rasul Khanji. The architecture of the tomb is a blend of Hindu, Islamic and European architectures. Bahauddin Makbara was constructed by Sheikh Bahauddin with his own funds during the period A.D 1891-1896.
The Mahabat maqbara is a palace-mausoleum in the Junagadh district of the indian state of Gujarat, adjacent to the sacred girnar hills in saurashtra. The etymological meaning of Junagadh «old fort» gives the palace its alternative name of «the old fort palace». The yellow mausoleum, Mahabat maqbara, is a masterpiece of its kind with finely designed arches, vertical columns and elaborate stone carvings on the walls and windows. Its silver- decorated portals, the winding staircases encircling its four tall minarets, the old step-well in the grounds, and its onion-shaped dome contribute to its splendor.
• With a combination of Indo-Islamic and Gothic architecture, Mahabat Maqbara offers a sense of equality and exchange between the two cultures.
• The yellow mausoleum, Mahabat Maqbara, Junagadh, is a masterpiece of it own kind. The uniqueness of the affluence of silver at the portals teemed with intricate carvings and the winding staircase encircling the four minarets attract a lot of tourists to its site. The onion shaped dome also adds to the entire beauty of the spectacle.
• A fusion of Indo-Islamic architecture coupled with Gothic art form, the Mahabat Maqbara, Junagadh, emits the sense of secularism going beyond petty religious egos and reaching new heights of equality and exchange of respective cultures. On one side of the mausoleum is the Jami Masjid and the Vazir’s maqbara on the other.
• The Mahabat Maqbara, Junagadh is generally kept under lock and key, but can be glimpsed into by obtaining the keys from the mosque situated beside the mausoleum.