: Panipat, Haryana
: Ibrahim Lodhi's Grave
Ibrahim Lodhi's tomb is situated near a Tehsil Office at Panipat. Ibrahim Lodhi fought fiercely with his uncle Babur, in the battle of 1526 known as the First Battle of Panipat and was slain and buried at this place. It was one of Sher Shah Suri's dying regret that he could not fulfill his intention of erecting a tomb to the fallen monarch. His grave is a simple rectangular block on a high platform approached by a flight of steps made of lakhori bricks. The tomb was renovated by the British, and an inscription mentioning Ibrahim Lodhi's defeat at the hands of Babur and the renovation was included by them in 1866.
Kabuli Shah Mosque: About 2 kms away from Panipat, this mosque was built by none other than Emperor Babur himself just after his victory over Ibrahim Lodhi. Babur named the mosque after his wife Kabuli Begum. The mosque is flanked by chambers on two sides. Also an inscription in Persian runs along the parapet.
Dargah Of Bu Ali Shah Qalandar: A shrine dedicated to the Muslim saint, Bu Ali Shah Qalandar. Bu Ali is said to have rid the town of flies, but when the people complained, he gave all the flies back multiplied by a thousand.
Fort: A fort rises up away from Panipat at its highest point, still guarding the city from invaders.
Jain temples: There are Jain temples in Holi Mohalla (locality).
HOW TO GET THERE
By Rail: All trains from Kurukshetra go to Delhi or Kalka via Panipat.
By Road: Panipat is situated on the Ambala-Kurukshetra-Delhi route, on the NH-1. It is 87 kms from Delhi.It is well connected by bus service to Delhi, Ambala and Kurukshetra