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Barsi Gate

Old bus stend, Mohalla Phika Peer, Hansi, Haryana 125033, India

Man-made Structures- Other
Notable Architecture

This huge gate presents a beautiful example of Sultanate architecture. Out of the five gates of the walled ancient city of Hansi, this is the only one that survives as an ancient structure. This ancient gateway was built by Sultan Alaud-din Khilji in 1303 AD as per the Persian inscription. It is a pointed arch gate. Subsequently, it was repaired in 1522 AD during the rule of Ibrahim Lodhi. This gateway served in the ancient times as the main entrance to Hansi, is over 30 meters high.

Location of Barsi Gate