A town encompassed by slopes, lakes and woods and there are a few tribute of the Bundela Rajputs and Malwa sultans. Chanderi is a town of chronicled significance in Ashoknagar Dist, of Madhya Pradesh state in India and is found deliberately on the outskirts of Bundelkhand and Malwa its history takes you to the eleventh century when it was dominated by the exchange course of Central India. Amid the time of sovereign Akbar, 1200 baolis were numbered inside Chanderi. There are around 375 landmarks in Chanderi, It has a number of ninth and tenth century Jain sanctuaries drawing in a great many Jain pioneers from everywhere throughout the nation. There are a number of Jain places adjacent as we can say chanderi is no doubt the focal point of Jain Culture. Aside from their chronicled landmarks chanderi is acclaimed for its hand-woven Chanderi saris as that is truly difficult to beat too.
The historical backdrop of chanderi has experienced numerous rulers hand and at long last it exchanged back to sindhias in 1861 by Hug Rose(1858-1861) and turned out to be a piece of Isagarh District of Gwalior state and in 1947 after Independence Gwalior converged into Madhya Pradesh on Nov 1, 1956. The historical backdrop of chanderi been begun when the Ghyasuddin balban caught the city in 1251 for Nasir ud noise Mahmud, Sultan of Delhi. Sultan Mahmud, I Khilji detained the city in 1438 as he was the sultan of Malwa . Be that as it may, History of chanderi initially settled when Rana sanga of Chittor Est. its capital at chanderi and offered it to Medini Rai the intense wazir of mandu, after since quite a while ago administered by khiljis, mamluk’s and Tugluk’s in 1519, then in 1540 again the principle retreated to Mughal Emperor Babur and been caught by Sher Shah Suri, subsequent to controlling the city for long years Rajput’s of Bundela imprisoned the city in 1586, then the time came when Devi singh in 1680 was made a legislative leader of the city and Chanderi been under the control of his family until the city attacked by Daulat Rao sindhia of Gwalior, yet the dubious period began when British added the city in 1844 till 1857 when British lost control by the city.
Babur’s Mosque: A position of request to God having Arabic script cutting. A rack of an area behind the mosque gives extraordinary, however, vertiginous perspectives of the town beneath.
Jauhar Monument: A spot where rajput families used to submit suicide it’s a spot where hindu ladies confer suicide in throng to abstain from being attacked and resulting provocation by adversaries particularly by Islamic strengths.
Khuni Darwaza: Also known as ‘Blood entryway’ a spot where Rajput met their adversaries and butchered by them.
Jama and Juma Masjid : It is the biggest mosque in Chanderi with a fitness for 3400 persons, the mosque is commonly used for Friday supplication to God and for the burial service too.
Koshak Mahal: It is a tall working of curves and courts and a plaque says it should be of 7 stories yet now 3 and a half stories exists. Where the Architect of this royal residence has mixed and coordinated the styles of the Malwa Islamic,Iranian, Indian and Afghani Vedic engineer frames. Koshak mahal is fundamentally situated off the Isagarh Road 4 km’s from the Chanderi.
Kati ghati Gate: The door is been utilized since its development as the passage entryway of Chanderi for guests and visitors from Malwa and Bundelkhand.According to an engraving on this sensational canyon, the portal was removed on the requests of Jiman khan in 1430 amid the Ghias Shah, Sultan of Malwa. The entry that prompts the door merits looking at in a few subtle elements and as a fifteenth century guarded structure its truly entrancing also.
Best time to visit Chanderi:
October to April
How to reach Chanderi:
By Air: Nearby air terminals for achieving Chanderi are Bhopal, Gwalior, and Khajuraho. All are all around connected with Delhi and some other vital vacationer destinations.
By Train: Main railroad station to achieve Chanderi is Lalitpur at a separation of 40kms on Bina-Bhopal track.
By Road: Chanderi is all around connected by street from other vital refers to and traveler destinations of Central India such as Gwalior, Bhopal, Sanchi, Khajuraho, Orchha and so on.