Blogs Posts in Archaeological Sites category; 17 blog posts

Muhammad Bin Qasim Mosque, Arore

Muhammad Bin Qasim Mosque, Arore

Muhammad Bin Qasim built this Mosque near Rohri, Sindh at Arore. When he proceeded towards Arore in 711 AH where Fofi, the son of Raja Dahir, had fortified his position. Muhammad Bin Qasim    called his forces to a halt [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2013 | Comments : 1

Budhesar Mosque, Nagarparkar Sindh

Budhesar Mosque, Nagarparkar Sindh

The beautiful small but shinning white Mosque stands beside the Budhesar Dam near Karonjhar Mountain (Nagarparkar Sindh). It was buit entirely in Chaste Marble by Mehmood Shah Bin Muzaffer Bin Gayas Uddin (Ruler of Gujrat) in 550 A.D [...]

Posted On : Feb, 28 2013 | Comments : 0

Tomb, Mian Naseer Kalhoro

Tomb, Mian Naseer Kalhoro

The Tomb of Mian Nasir Muhammad Kalhoro son of Shahal Muhammad and grand father of Noor Muhammad Kalhoro is at a distance of around twelve km from taluka K.N.Shah (Kahir pur Nathan Shah). Co-ordinates: 27.005915 67.504291 Its do [...]

Posted On : Jan, 22 2013 | Comments : 0

Cave City Bela Balochistan.

Cave City Bela Balochistan.

Located almost 40 KMs away from Bela City, Balochistan, the Cave City of Baluchistan is situated in a district called Gondrani.   The Cave City was brought to international recognition by a Brit in 1858 and it is said that the [...]

Posted On : Oct, 15 2012 | Comments : 1

Sharda, Neelum Valley

Sharda, Neelum Valley

The town of Sharda reputedly named after legendry princess Sharda (Elevation 5940 feet) is situated at a distance of 136km north of Muzaffarabad in Neelum Valley.   It has a captivating landscape with numerous springs and hill [...]

Posted On : Oct, 10 2012 | Comments : 0

Masum Shah Minarete, Sukkur

Masum Shah Minarete, Sukkur

The most conspicuous structure of city is the minaret of Syed Nizam-ud-Din Mir Muhammad Masum Shah. He was the governor of Mughal Emperor Akbar who appointed him as the Nawab of Sukkur. The minaret was built in about 1607 It is of [...]

Posted On : Jul, 30 2012 | Comments : 0

Historical Graveyard, Sukkur

Historical Graveyard, Sukkur

A historic Mughal era graveyard is situated on a mound in Sukkur near Indus River Bank. These are the graves of the family of Khan Zaman Amir Abdul Qasim (Mughal Governor of Bakkhar now called Sukkur). The Mughal architecture of grav [...]

Posted On : Jul, 30 2012 | Comments : 0

Harappa, Sahiwal Punjab

Harappa, Sahiwal Punjab

Harappa was discovered in 1826 and first excavated in 1920 and 1921 by the Archaeological Survey of India. It is located 35 km west of Sahiwal on the bank of River Ravi, Punjab.   The archeological site is part o [...]

Posted On : Jun, 06 2012 | Comments : 0

Hanidan Graveyard, Dureji Balochistan

Hanidan Graveyard, Dureji Balochistan

A few kilometers before Dureji, Balochistan is a historical graveyard having name HANIDAN. The tombs here are similar to the ones which can be seen at Chaukandi (near Karachi) and Makli (near Thatta). The graveyard is although fenced [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Taxila Museum, Punjab

Taxila Museum, Punjab

Taxila Museum is located 35 km from Islamabad on the Grand Trunk Road to Peshawar. This is a site museum and its collection consists of objects from the period 600 B.C to 500 AD related to Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religions. Most of the [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 1

Chauburji, Lahore

Chauburji, Lahore

Four Towers (Chauburji) is a monumental structure that stands on the road that goes southward to Multan.  The establishment of this garden is attributed to Mughal Princess Zeb-un-Nisa, 1646 AD, Chauburji represents a strong blend [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Bhambore, Sindh

Bhambore, Sindh

Bhambore is an interesting archeological site at a distance of 64 km from Karachi while travelling on National Highway. Originally, it was a sea port named Debal, a thriving Hindu stronghold ruled by Raja Dahir in 712 AD and before. &n [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Taung Tombs, Kirthar National Park

Taung Tombs, Kirthar National Park

The tombs at Taung near Karchaat are quite similar to the ones which can be seen at Chaukandi (near Karachi) and Makli (near Thatta). Their significance is their preservance. They are in excellent condition, although nobody knows whe [...]

Posted On : Jun, 02 2012 | Comments : 0

Kalan Kot Fort or Kalakot Fort

Kalan Kot Fort or Kalakot Fort

Kalan Kot Fort (Old name Tughlikabad) was built probably in 14th century along with Thatta. Sámúí deserves notice from the attempt which has been made to establish it as the celebrated Minnagara of the ancient geograp [...]

Posted On : Jan, 10 2012 | Comments : 0

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