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Paigah Tombs

Santosh Nagar | 10 Km from Charminar, Hyderabad 500058, India
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Santosh Nagar | 10 Km from Charminar, Hyderabad 500058, India
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"great craftsmanship"
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"care taker"
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"buried here"
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"the main complex"
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"falaknuma palace"
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"worth a visit"
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"hyderabad city"
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"stucco"
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"motif"
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"aristocratic"
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"marble"
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"architecture"
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"geometric"
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"lime"
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The Paigah Tombs are a place, that is really hard to reach and one can easily get lost trying to find them. Located in a crowded residential area, I missed it entirely the first time and stumbled on to it accidentally, the second time. There...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Nobody at travel desk new about Paigah Tombs so we asked at Falaknuma Palace and they told the way the our driver. After we saw the sign he stopped at nearest mosque that was surrounded with old tombs saying this is it. But the tombs...More

1  Thank blani
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We hired a driver to take us to these tombs as I had read about them and thought they would be worth a look. Its a very restricted entrance the driver had to ask for directions on how to enter. We were the only three...More

1  Thank travelswithali
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Unlike the other landmarks in Hyderbad, this place was not crowded at all and offers great tranquility to walk around. Try to go during time for sunset when the light cast great shadows through exquisitely detained screen stone panels.

2  Thank James D
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I have been to this place twice. This place is very seclusive and many of us don't visit it. But these are very good and architecturally built tomb's built across large landscape.

1  Thank chasteboy
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

It's a worth visiting place. Architects designs are amazing here. This tombs explains well about Islamic religion. Photographers would love this place. It's free to visit the place. One must visit and experience the beautiful designs.

Thank Sameermd617
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

What can I say ... absolutely brilliant architecture and history ... it's such a pity we don't do more about such place to maintain and upgrade for tourists

Thank Meera R
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Paigah Tombs or Maqhbara Shams al-Umara are one of the famous monuments of Hyderabad city which are known for their excellent architectural beauty. Paigah Tombs were constructed by the Paigah family, who were very close and extreme loyals of the Nizams of Hyderabad. Their loyality...More

1  Thank OneLifeFewClicks
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Amazing architecture and details in these ancient tombs, as if centuries of mysteries are hidden in the symbols. There are native Hyderabadis who have never been to this place. The only reason I found out about this place and visited it was because of pictures...More

Thank JeddaCath
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

An incredible piece of history is slowly wasting away here as the buildings and tombs have fallen into disrepair due to neglect. Well worth visiting even still.

Thank kenyansalsa
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