Monthly Archives: November 2011

Impregnable City Of Mandu – M.P, India

Driving 35kms from Dhar is Mandu, the intellectual center of medieval India. Situated at an altitude of 633mts, the city overlooks the plateau of Malwa to the north and Valley of Narmada River to the south.  These factor which act as natural defenses convinced Raja Bhoj of Paramara Dynasty to set up a fortress retreat in the 10th century A.D. The roads leading to Mandu showcases the MP government’s effort to preserve the road built in 10th A.D (Pun intended). The medieval roads were not suited for my 21st century vehicle and in no time my car broke her silence, to protest in the form of damaged silencer.

Jal Mahal

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