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Built in typical Mogul style the tomb is a four-tiered pyramid, surmounted by a marble pavilion containing the false tomb as it is common in Mogul- type of Mausoleum. The real tomb with mortal remains is in the basement. The tomb itself is enclosed in a walled enclosure 105 m square. The entire building is made of deep red sandstone, fused diligently with features in white marble. The tomb is adorned with decorated inlaid panels of marble, etc and black slate.
Geometric patterns, floral designs and fine calligraphy dominate the panel designs.
The south gate forms the main entry and is the largest one with four white tall minarets capped with marble chhatri that resemble those of the Taj Mahal.