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Paigah Tombs

Located about 10 km from Charminar in Hyderabad are the tombs of Paigah nobles. These 200-year-old tombs are built with lime and mortar and have carvings embellished in it. The tombs are massive structures, representing the Indo-Islamic architecture and at the same time, embracing the features of the Asaf Jahi and Rajputani styles. Decorated in stuccowork, these tombs are epitomes of outstanding creativity in their beautiful inlaid mosaic work. The geometrical patterns of the sculptural features of these tombs are exclusive.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Hyderabad
Location: Hyderabad

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