Ashokan Pillar (Feroz Shah Kotla)

Monument Type: Tower
NameAshokan Pillar (Feroz Shah Kotla)
Alternate NameDelhi-Topta pillar
ComplexKotla Feroz Shah
Built ByAshoka the great
LocationPyramidial Structure
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Is TicketedNo
TimingsSunrise - Sunset
Coordinates28.6357712786908, 77.24539596977229
The 13 mt. high pillar was brought in by Feroz Shah Tughlaq from Topta (Ambala) contains messages related to code of dharma:virtue, social cohesion, piety and Taxation. It is assumed that it originally contained the lion capital, the national emblem of India.

Location of Ashokan Pillar (Feroz Shah Kotla)