47 Tombs in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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47 Tombs to explore in India

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Dargah Sharif Bahraichharinath hotal, Baikuntha, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh 271802, India

Hazrat Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masud, a famous eleventh-century Islamic saint and soldier. His Dargah is a place for reverence for Muslims and Hindus alike. It was built by Firoz Shah Tughlaq. It is believed that people taking bath in the water of this Dargah become free of all skin diseases. The annual festival (Urs) at the Dargah is attended by thousands of people coming from far-off places in the country.

Ajan Pir DargahDikhow Mukh, Saraguri, Bhecheli Mari, Assam 785667, India

This sacred mausoleum had been built in the memory of a well known Muslim reformer and saint named Ajan Fakir. He came in the North East part of India from Baghdad in the 17th century. He played a vital role in unifying the people of the Brahmaputra Valley and stabilized the Islam religion in the state of Assam. He is considered as a legendary sufi saint who composed many spiritual songs related to Allah in Assamese language. Thousands of devotees from all over the country visit this place.

Anglo-Sikh War MemorialRhodewala, Punjab 152021, India

This was a memorial built to honor the soldiers who died fighting against the British army at Chellianwala. This monument says about the history of freedom struggle took place in Punjab.

Anna MemorialUnnamed Road, Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India

This is a memorial structure built in the Marina beach Chennai in memory of the former chief minister of Tamilnadu Mr Annadurai.

Bibi Ka MaqbaraBegumpura, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431004, India

Built in 1668 the Tomb of Rabia Durani or Bibi Ka Maqbara was erected by Azam Shah, the son of Aurangzeb to commemorate his mother Dilras Begum who was titled Rabia Durani post her death

Chaurasi GumbadJhansi - Kanpur Hwy, Kalpi, Uttar Pradesh 285203, India

Chaurasi Gumbad (84 domes) is a square nine domed structure in a walled courtyard with two graves under central dome. The probable date assigned to this gumbad late 15th or early 16th century. This Islamic architecture is believed to be a tomb of one of the Lodi Sultan. It has 84 door arches. Built of blocks of rubble the whole building is divided into square spaces as in a chessboard, by eight lines of pillars that are linked by arches and topped by a flat roof. The building has a dome of a hei

Cheraman Juma MasjidNH 66, Padakulam, Padakulam, Kodungallur, Kerala 680664, India

The very first mosque in India constructed in the time of Prophet Muhammad.

Chetak Smarak HaldighatiBalicha, Rajasthan 313322, India

This is a memorial for Rana Pratap's famed steed Chetak in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The horse died of battle wounds after helping the Rana effect a miraculous escape from the Battle of Haldigati.

Conolly's PlotNilambur, Kerala 679329, India
Dargah Hazrat Sayed Shah Turaabul Haq (R.A)Jaam-Parwa Road, Dargah Rd, Kausadi Village, Parbhani, Maharashtra 431401, India

Turabul haq Dargah is a tomb of the saint Turatpeer baba Who spent most of his days in Parbhani. Dargah is best known for its annual fair, which has history of 108 years, thousands of followers of all religions and faiths gather together between 2 February to 15 February each year.

Dargah-E-HakimiLalbag Ryt, Madhya Pradesh 450331, India

This is the dargah of  Abdul Qadir Hakimuddin. It is one of the holiest places for the Dawoodi Bohra Muslims. This mausoleum was constructed in pure white marble which is an outstanding example of Mughal architecture. The Dargah and the surroundings are very well maintained and lot of tourists come here to see this architectural beauty every day.

Digboi War CemeteryDigboi-Pengeri Rd, Bhim Pathar, Assam 786171, India

Located very close to the border of the country Burma, Digboi served as an army camp for the Burmese campaign during the Second World War. The town was made the communications line centre and a hospital was established to treat the injured and casualties during the War. The Digboi war Cemetery started out as a burial ground for the dead bodies which came from the hospital. There were 70 recorded graves on the grounds of the original cemetery.

Dr MGR MemorialMarina Beach Road, Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India

Mgr memorial is a memorial structure built on the Marina beach adjacent to the Anna memorial. This memorial is built in the memory of former chief minsiter and actor DR M.G Ramachandran and his protege J. Jayalalitha whose bodies were buried at this site.

Dutch Cemetery , Chinsura165, Pearabagan Rd, Chinsurah R S, Kolkata, West Bengal 712103, India

Constructed on the order of the director of the Dutch East India Company . The cemetery and all its graves are now maintained and Archaeological Survey of India under the protection of ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance.

Fatehpur SikriFatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh 283110, India

The city founded as the capital of the Mughal Empire in 1571 by Emperor Akbar, serving this role from 1571 to 1585, when Akbar abandoned it due to a campaign in Punjab and was later completely abandoned in 1610. Today, it consists of a cluster of monuments- forts, stables, mosques etc., Buland Darwaza or the "Door of victory", is one of the main attractions here, which was the highest gateway in the world and this whole place is an example of Mughal architecture. It displays sophistication and h

Gaitor Ki Chhatriyan309B, Mangala Road, Bada Akhada, Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

Near Nahargarh Fort, the walled funerary complex of Royal Gaitor contains the stately marble mausoleums (chhatris) of Jaipur’s ruling family. Maharajas Pratap Singh, Madho Singh II, and Jai Singh II, among others, are honored here. Jai Singh II has the most impressive marble cenotaph, with a dome supported by 20 carved pillars.

Gol GumbazJadar Galli, Vijayapura, Karnataka 586104, India

Gol Gumbaz is a mausoleum of the king Muhammed Adhil Shah. the name is based on gola gummata derived from gol gommbadh meaning circular dome. This follows the style of Indo Islamic architecture.

Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar Dargahkalandar peer, Sethi Chowk Area, Panipat, Haryana 132103, India

Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar was a Sufi saint of the Chishtī Order who lived and taught in India. His shrine or dargah in Bu Ali Shah Qalandar Dargah in the city of Panipat is a place of pilgrimage.

Hoshang Shah’s TombJahaj Mahal Internal Rd, Mandu, Mandav, Madhya Pradesh 454010, India

Hoshang Shah's Tomb is regarded as India's first marble tomb in honor of Hoshang Shah who holds a significant position in the history of India.  It is noted that the tomb was constructed in the 15th century. The tomb was so beautiful that it impressed Shah Jehan and so he sent four of his architects before construction of the Taj Mahal.

Humayun’s TombMathura Road Opposite, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, Nizamuddin, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi, Delhi 110013, India

This tomb for the great Humayun was built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.