Tomb of Mir Fath Khan and Mir Mirza Khan, Chitori

This beautiful tomb is on the west of No-10 of all the Talpur tombs at Chitori, it is the only one in a fair state of preservation, and is the gem of the lot. The stone carving is elaborate by delicate. The dome, corner chatris and small turrets are all intact. Over its entrance door in eastern wall there is a marble slab broken in tow pieces containing a Persian inscription. It records that the tomb was built by Mir Baqir Khan son of Mir Mirza Khan in 1210 A.H. (1766 A.D) at a cost of sixteen thousand rupees. According to this inscription Mir Fath Khan and Mir Mirza, both died in 1194 A.H (1780 A.D).
The graves of these Talpur Chiefs are built on stone platform. In the northern, western and southern walls, there are trellised opening for admitting the light. The corner niches bearing the weight of dome display honey-comb designs. The heads of tomb stones are inscribed with Kalima.
This tomb is in good condition, except the lime plaster of dome which hag cracked.

Additional Info

  • District: Hyderabad
  • Visit hours: Summer: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Winter: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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