The Mausoleum of Lord Cornwallis
is an important landmark in Ghazipur
, Ghazipur District
. Lord Cornwallis, governor-general of British India, died in Ghazipur on 5 October 1805, is buried here. This attractive building, overlooking the Ganges
, was modeled by Flaxman after the Sybilís Temple, Pulawy (Poland). As a mark of honor, this mausoleum is respectfully maintained by the Government of India.