NAHAR JHROKHA - A GLIMPSE OF THE KINGDirection
There is a grand square-shaped platform on the eastern side of Dilawar Khan’s Mosque with a fragmented balcony on its southern side known as Nahar Jharokha. It is also known as “Tiger Balcony” because this balcony, made from marble, was built on a figure of a tiger. During the Sultanate rule, the subjects came here every morning to catch a glimpse of their king. It is said that this tradition started before the Mughal ruler Akbar came to Mandav, but some people disagree with this notion. They believe the tradition was started by Jahangir and the Jharokha was built on his command. Behind the balcony, there is a double storey building. There are rooms in a row on both the floors and the ground floor is divided into three parts with halls. The ceiling in the rooms and halls are shallow and bent. The construction and architecture of the building is said to be from the Mughal era.