Tomb of Isa Khan Tarkhan II - Photo provided by Paul Tanner
|2009||Name change||From "Historical Monuments of Thatta" to "Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta"|
|1981||Inscribed||Reasons for inscription|
thatta mosque is a historical place. we all from our university went there and took the photos..it was our assingment, it was a great fun to see the historical place.
Saif Hassan Siddiqui (Pakistan):
Grand in the truest sense of the word. Thatta is an awe inspiring place, magical and yet sad. All efforts should be made to preserve this area as it not only belongs to the whole of humanity to cherish and be called its own, but it also instills in man the sure knowledge that in the overall scheme of things, man's place is inconsquential, and yet at the same time he really is the centre of all creation.
Date posted: June 2006 Iftikhar Ahmad - Lahore (Pakistan):
Fantastic place, rich with historical items, mild weather and friendly noble people of town thatha, mosque is shows the technical power that mughals possessed, centries ago.
Date posted: April 2006 sayyad jallal 0049-177-4648438 (Germany):
Thatta a marvellious city, an ancient symbol of architect, all the monuments, shrines and mosques needs immediate rennovation...!!! all the money which the authorities r getting is landing in their pockets.... how sad !!!
Date posted: April 2006 Mumtaz Ali Bhounr (Pakistan):
Thatta, or Tatta, is a historic town of 22,000 inhabitants in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Its major monuments are listed among the World Heritage Sites.
The city, formerly commanding the delta of the Indus, was the capital of Lower Sindh from the 14th century. Since 1592, it was governed in the name of the Mughal emperors of Delhi. After the province was ceded to Nadir Shah of Persia in 1739, Thatta has fallen into neglect.
Thatta's monuments include the Jama Mosque, built by Shah Jahan in 1647-49 and lined with glazed tiles. There are also the tombs of Jam Nizamuddin (reigned in 1461-1509), several Tarkhan rulers and Mughal officials. A vast old necropolis with thousands of graves may be found at the nearby Makli Hills.
Date posted: January 2006 Dr. Bilal Fazal (Pakistan.):
really an amazing place to see, Asia larget graveyard and kenjhar lake, u will be surprised to see the ancient historical graves at Makli graveyard.
Syed Asad - uz _ Zaman (Pakistan):
Yes thatta is a very historical place in sind, they famous
about so many things but i really like the great Mughal
mosque yes it is great and then kenjher lake.
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