Located in the popular Lodhi Gardens, the Shisha Gumbad translates to ‘’glass dome’’ as it’s interiors were originally designed with blue enamelled tiles that replicated the shine of glass. The date of construction is unknown but it is estimated to have been built somewhere between 1489-1517 CE, towards the end of the Lodhi Dynasty.
The structure depicts influence of both Islam and Hindu architecture, making it a unique monument. It houses a mosque, located in the western side of the Gumbad. The ceiling has Quranic inscriptions and floral designs, with decorations with plaster work.
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