Sher Shah Suri Tomb History

S her Shah Suri was born in India. His childhood name was Farid Khan and he was a Pathan. Farid Khan at the young age alone killed a lion, so that his name Sher Shah and Suri were taken from his hometown “Sur”.  He used to work for Babur as a soldier before. Babar, afterwards, scratched from his work and made him the commander and then the governor of Bihar. Sher Shah Suri Tomb Tour In Sasaram,Bihar is one of the best tourist destination in bihar.

 Sher Shah Suri was an accomplished military commander, strategist and a great ruler because he started India’s first three-metal coin system, the construction of the Grand Trunk Road and the reconstruction of the Indian postal system as well.Sher Shah Suri died on 22 May 1545 while fighting against Chandel Rajputs in Kalinjar’s fort died in accidental gunpowder explosion.

About Tomb

Sher Shah Suri Tomb Tour In Sasaram,Bihar
Sher Shah Suri Tomb Pic

tomb of Sher Shah Suri is in the city of Sasaram in Rohtas district of the Indian state of Bihar.S his family have been buried in this tomb. The tomb between the artificial lake remains 122 feet high by the red sandstone tomb. This historical tomb is a example of Hindu Muslim Indian architecture.

tomb work was started in the lifetime of Sher Shah by designing the tomb architect, Mir Muhammad Aliwal Khan, but after the death of Sher Shah Suri, it was completed by his son, Islam Shah. This is known as the second Taj Mahal of India due to its texture and beauty. It is made on octagonal plan. According to the historian Kanugo, Sher Shah’s mausoleum seems to be Muslim from inside and outside Hinduism. To see this historic mausoleum, the state’s tourists and foreign tourists are coming here for years around Bihar.


Sher Shah Suri Tomb Tour In Sasaram,Bihar
Sher Shah Suri Tomb view

This tomb was completed in between 1540 and 1545. It remains 122 feet high in the middle of the artificial lake by the red sandstone. This mausoleum is built on a square plate of octagonal plan. This tomb is a domed kiosk, with stones on the edge of stone on each corner, and curved mooring on all sides of Plinth, which is connected to a wide stone from the mainland. This tomb is surrounded by a circumference of 22 meters, which has colorful and carved tiles. The garden and flowers are all around this lake, which increases its beauty several times.

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Entry Time

7AM to 5:30PM from Monday to Sunday seven days of week.

Entry Fee

Entry fees for sher shah suri tomb is Rs. 5.0 per person for Indians and Rs. 100.0 per person for foreigners,  0.0 Free Entry for Kids (upto 15 years) .

How To Reach

You can easily reach here by rail, road and air. It is located at Rauja Road in Sasaram at a distance of 3 Kms from National Highway 19. It is 2 km from “Sasaram Railway Station”, you can reach here from the station and with the help of auto.The nearest airport is 140 k.m away at “Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport” in Babatpur in Varanasi. You can reach the Sher Shah Suri Tomb with its own four-wheel cart and small bus. In front of the tomb there is parking for the carriage. Tickets for the tomb are given in the parking area only.

Hotel In Sasaram 

You can stay in Sasaram because there is a lot of good hotels and the Tomb is just 1 kilometer away from the hotel but according to customer feedback am suggesting you some best hotel, which are following……

  • BNS International hotel
  • Hotel Maurya Royal
  • Natraj hotel
  • Rohit International

With this you can see historic place in nearby sasaram. there are lot’s of tourist destination included, beautiful temple, the fort and the dam. so get in touch For More stories from antitra and you can also read another stories on given link


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