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Location : Near Delhi, Haryana
Period : Mughal Era
Located at a short distance from Delhi, Badli Sarai is a building that belongs to Mughal era. Built in later Mughal period, this monument lies on the road connecting Delhi to Karnal. Most part of the Sarai including some of its arcaded rooms has destroyed over time. The only part that has survived consists of two gateways. Earlier the famous Grand Trunk Road used to pass between these gateways.
Badli Sarai was a battleground of a war that took place on June eighth , 1857. The battle took place between Gordon and rebels.
Another magnificent structure that forms part of Badli Sarai is a huge column of sandstone that lies at a distance of 500 meters in north direction. It was erected as homage to Gordon Highlanders, a British infantry regiment that was formed in 1881. It was, in fact, formed by the amalgamation of a number of regiments. The regiment served in India, Egypt, and in South Africa. The Sarai was a battleground of a war that took place on June eighth, 1857. The battle took place between Gordon and rebels and was won by the rebels.
Another attraction that lies near badli sarai is Maqbara Paik, an octagonal shaped tomb which has arched recesses that cover it from all the sides. The only openings that are present are located in cardinal directions.