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Mausoleum of Bahauddin Zakariya

The city of Multan in Pakistan, known as the city of Sufis or mystics, is where the mausoleum of the great Sufi saint, Bahauddin Zakariya, can be found.  Standing in the centre of the city, within the north-eastern corner of … Continue reading »

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Rukn-e-Alam Mausoleum

Lying just inside Multan Fort in Pakistan, on the south-west side, is the mausoleum of Sheikh Ruknuddin Abul Fath, commonly known by the title Rukn-i-Alam (pillar of the world). The elegant dome is prominent, instantly visible when approaching the city … Continue reading »

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Uch Sharif

The ancient town of Uch Sharif is steeped in history, some say pre-existing even before Alexander the Great’s travails in the Indian subcontinent. Located 75 kms from Bahawalpur in South Punjab, Pakistan, the town is positioned at the confluence of … Continue reading »

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The ancient ruins of Taxila

The ancient ruins of Taxila are situated approximately 32 km northwest of Rawalpindi in West Punjab, Pakistan, just off the Grand Trunk Road.  The prosperous city, due to its position at the junction of three great trade routes: the royal … Continue reading »

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Rohtas Fort

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