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Friday, February 4, 2011

Sher Shah's Tomb, Sasaram

India-89 WPE, Card no. 6
Sher Shah Suri Tomb is a tomb in Sasaram town in Bihar state in India. It was built in memory of Afghan Emperor Sher Shah Suri who ruled Delhi Northern India for five years, after defeating Humayun, the 2nd Mughal Emperor. Designed by the architect Aliwal Khan and built between 1540 and 1545, this red sandstone mausoleum (122 ft high), which stands in the middle of an artificial lake, which is nearly square, is known as the second Taj Mahal of India. Read more
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