RANI NO HAJIRO , AHMEDABAD

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Built in the 15th century for the queens of founder Ahmed Shah, Rani no Hajiro lies elevated on a platform surrounded by arcades and pierced stone screens. Though the structure is usually kept locked, you can have the guard on the premises open it for you. Within, lays a peaceful open courtyard featuring beautifully carved marble cenotaphs. 
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It is richly carved in white marble, and girt with a Persian inscription in minute relief. An adjacent tomb in black marble, once inlaid with mother-of-pearl, belongs to Mirki or Murki Bibi, the wife of Shah e Alam, the sister of queen and the daughter of Jam ofSindh. Read full review


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