Masum Shah Minarete, Sukkur

Posted in : Archaeological Sites, Mosques / Tombs, Sindh, Sukkur

(added few years ago!)

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 red bricks, more or less conical in shape, slightly off the perpendicular and surmounted by a dome to which an internal stone staircase gives an access.

 

Tags : Masum, Minar, Sukkur, Mughal governor

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