Why Makli is important to Pakistan

Situated in Thatta, Makli is amongst the largest graveyards in the world. Housing approximately 500,000 to 1 million tombs built over the course of a 400 years, the graves mostly belong to Kings, queens, governors, saints, scholars, and philosophers The graves of Makli are beautifully constructed with tiles and monuments as well as intricately carved … Continue reading Why Makli is important to Pakistan

Makli— The City of the Dead

Deep in the heart of Sindh lies one of the largest necropolises in the world. The massive Makli graveyard, spanning over 10 km and housing an astonishing half a million tombs and graves, is the final resting place of ancient royalty, Sufi saints and scholars from the Samma (1335-1520), Arghun  (1520-1555) and Tarkhan (1555-1665) dynasties. Walking amongst the graves … Continue reading Makli— The City of the Dead