10 Best Places To Visit in Thatta Sindh


Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan once known as Shahi Thatta (or Great Thatta), was founded in 633 AD by Raja Dahir. Today, it’s the capital city of Thatta District in the province of Sindh, and it’s known throughout the world as being home to one of the most beautiful mosques in all of Pakistan: the Aamri Masjid or mosque of mirrors mosque, which has been called the most beautiful building in Pakistan and is an architectural masterpiece that has brought many visitors from around the world to come to visit.

Thatta has many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Thatta is home to many Top-rated tourist places. There are many beautiful places in Thatta. Tanveer Rajput TV collected data on the top 10 places to visit in Thatta. There are many famous places in Thatta and some of them are beautiful places in Thatta. There are also some historical places in Thatta. In this blog, we will tell you about the top 10 places in Thatta.

1. Keenjhar Lake

Keenjhar is an artificial lake commonly used for irrigation and drinking water supply. Keenjhar Lake has been declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1976. The total area of this lake is about 134.7 square kilometres. The average depth of this lake is 1 meter.

2. Shah Jahan Mosque

This mosque was built in the 17th century in Thatta by Mughal king Shah Jahan. The architectural style of the Shah Jahan Mosque is heavily inspired by Turkic and Persian influences. The mosque is distinguished by its vast brickwork and use of blue tiles, both of which were influenced directly by Timurid architectural traditions. 

3. Makli Necropolis

Makli Necropolis is an amazing historical site which includes many different artefacts from the old days. There are many tombs, mosques, and shrines that all add up to make a fascinating day of exploring. Makli necropolis covers a large area of more than 1000 acres with approximately 1300 tombs. You can climb up any one of the watch towers for an excellent view of the entire necropolis. The archaeology of Makli Necropolis ranges from 600 AD- 900 AD. Makli is the largest graveyard in the world. Makli necropolis is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The total area of Makli necropolis is 10 kilometres, which consists of over 1 million graves.  

4. Dabgir Mosque

This brick masjid was built by Amir Khusro in the 16th Century. Thatta's Dabgir Mosque is regarded to be the city's oldest landmark.

5. Hadero Lake

According to archaeological and historical texts, the lake was also a landmark for ceremonial practices. Hadero Lake is an artificially constructed dam with an intricate system of canals that is situated about 25 kilometres from Thatta and 3.2 kilometres from Kirthar National Park. In recent years, the ecological habitat around the lake has been significantly eroded by uncontrolled water diversion from canals used for agricultural purposes as well as by encroachments due to the illegal construction of homes and buildings on wetlands. 

6. Tomb of Mirza Tughrail Baig

Mirza Tughrail Baig's Mausoleum was built in the 17th century. The dome is supported by two pillars on each of the pavilions' four sides, and the corners of these square constructions have been chopped to make an octagon. Corbels in the angles above the capitals support every alternate side of the sixteen-sided motif above the octagon.

7. Kalan Kot Fort

Kalan Kot Fort is also known as Samma Fort because this fort was built during the Samma dynasty in the 14th century. Kalan Kot Fort is located in the Thatta district.

8. Sultan Ibraheem Tomb

One of the largest and most beautiful buildings in Pakistan. The construction is made of red sandstone and marble. The structure was built by Ahmed Shah Al Mujadidah Ibraheem who came here from Mekkah. There are also many other tombs like this that were built by many different Mughal Emperors. It is situated on the bank of River Indus in Islamabad and it has become a tourist attraction for travellers who come here with a keenjhar (desire).

9. Ameer Khani Masjid

Built in 1527, the Ameer Khani Masjid is a historical site located just outside of Thatta. Not only does it bear relevance for being an important piece of Sindhi history, but it also symbolizes peace within Islam. Visitors are free to enter and explore this outdoor mosque.

10. Noori Jam Tamachi Grave

This grave is located at the centre of Keenjhar Lake. This grave belongs to the Noori of King Jam Tamachi. It also houses two other graves and two shrines that are worth visiting as well.

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