BHIMA DEVI TEMPLE site located about 100 m from Yadvendra Garden or the Mughal Garden in Pinjore and was done up by the Hayana Tourism Corporation as an exquisite museum has been awarded the prestigious “Best Maintained Tourist Friendly Monument” by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora, Financial Commissioner & Principal Secretary Tourism, Haryana received the award that was handed over by the Vice President of India in a well attended function in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 3rd March, 2010.
These grandiose gardens were built by Aurangzeb’s foster brother Fidai Khan and includes the Mughal-Rajasthani style Shish Mahal (or Palace of mirrors), Rang Mahal (Palace of Pleasure) and Jal Mahal (Palace of Water). Unlike most mughal gardens, the entrance to this is from a higher ground, with seven terraces descending from a hill. The Mughal Gardens are also known as Yadavindra Gardens
is a compact structure with a fascinating ceiling created from geometric patterns of mirrors. The Rang Mahal recaptures the splendour of 17th century mughal art with its wall paintings and wood carving on the ceiling.
located on the fifth terrace, is a cube-like construction with a fountain bed. The sequence of terraces flanked by groves continues to the seventh terrace. The entire gardens are surrounded by a wall to ensure privacy and security for the womenfolk.
Perhaps the oldest temple in India, although now in ruins. It was built by the Pandavas in honour of Bhima, the strongest of the five brothers. Now nothing except the pillars of sanctum remain, which are not too artistic from the architectural point of view.