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On the secular buildings in Chanderi, the majestic Koshak Mahal, 4 kms from the town centre, is the most significant. Set in landscaped gardens, only three and a half floors of the original seven-storey structure survive. The palace is said to have been built by Mahmud Shah for his wife, Koshak, who gave birth to their child here. He named the palace after her and it was originally named Koshak Hafta; hafta (Urdu for week) denoting its seven floors.
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