Ashokan Pillar (Ridge)

Monument Type: Tower
NameAshokan Pillar (Ridge)
Alternate NameDelhi-Meerut pillar
Built ByAshoka the great
LocationNear Hindu Rao Hospital
Delhi Ridge, Delhi
Is TicketedNo
TimingsSunrise - Sunset
Coordinates28.6737906773245, 77.21185226383204
The Sandstone Pillar shifted from Meerut by Feruz Shah in 14th century was destroyed during the rule of Farrukshiyar (1713-19). In 1887, the pieces were joined back and the pillar restored. Currently, 10 mts. are left of entire pillar.

Location of Ashokan Pillar (Ridge)