Noor Jahan Tomb

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Noor Jahan Tomb (Punjab)


Maher-un-Nisa, also known as Noor Jehan, was a beloved Queen of Emperor Jahangir. She died in 1645 and buried in his own built mausoleum. The structure of tomb is 134 feet square, covered with red sand marble with flowers of mosaic in white, black and yellow marble. All of the marble was removed in Sikh regime. The central chamber of the tomb contains two cenotaphs, having engraving of ninety nine names of Allah, on the same marble plateform, one of Noor Jahan and other one is of her daughter Ladli Begum.

Tomb restoration work is now in progress by Government of Pakistan, in its original design and beauty.

Noor Jahan Tomb Map