Nizam Gate Dargah Sharif Ajmer


Nizam Gate

Mir Osman Ali Khan, The Nizam of Hyderabad Deccan,erected the main gate of the Dargah Sharif in 1911 A.D.

Nizam Gate: There are four entrances to the compound of Dargah Sharif.of them the most prominent and grand is “Nizam Gate”at the site of Dargah Bazar. Its construction was started in 1912 and completed in three years. Since it was constructed by Usmani Ali Khan the former nawab of Hyderabad it is also called Usmani Darwaza. It is 70ft. high and 24ft. wide including the double verandahs. The width of its arch is 16ft. There is a Naqqar khana on the Gate.

 

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