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Afzal Khan Cenotaph

In Main City | Near Old Well, Bijapur, India
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Cenotaph of Afzal khan - Bijapur's army general

This cenotaph was built by Afzal Khan for himself. But he could never be buried here as he died far... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
rajani k
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Built in memory of Afzal Khan - General of Bijapur Ruler

Afzal Khan Cenotaph is a structure which reminds of violent history. A prophecy predicted his death... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
rambha b
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Sep 24, 2017
“Built in memory of Afzal Khan - General of Bijapur Ruler”
May 11, 2017
“Not the real burial ground of Afzal Khan”
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In Main City | Near Old Well, Bijapur, India
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

This cenotaph was built by Afzal Khan for himself. But he could never be buried here as he died far away at the hands of Shivaji. The cenotaph has a mosque in it's complex. It is a two storeyed building. Simple architects building. Nothing much...More

Thank rajani k
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Afzal Khan Cenotaph is a structure which reminds of violent history. A prophecy predicted his death on meeting Maratha General Shivaji. He got his 60 wives killed before going for the meeting and war with Marathas as he did not want them to get remarried...More

Thank rambha b
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

Afzal Khan was a general in the court of Bijapur Sultan. He was killed in a battle with Maratha King Shivaji. Before parting from Bijapur for the battle, he had heard predictions of his death from astrologers and so he erected a cenotaph for himself....More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Afzal Khan was the commander in chief in the army of Bijapur Sultan. We was to meet Maratha General Shivaji and confront Maratha. There was a prophecy of his death. He got all his sixty wives killed so that they couldn't remarry after his death...More

Thank Rimjhim B
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

It is basically a site of mass graves of the wives of Afzal Khan the army general of Bijapur who went into battle with Marathas and was killed by Shivaji. There is nothing architecturally significant about this place. Just a grim remainder of the violent...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

This cenotaph was construted by an army General of Bijapur - Afzal Khan for himself but he could not be buried here as he was killed by Shivaji far away from Bijapur. The cenotaph complex has a two floored mosque. The place as such is...More

2  Thank Rajani B
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

These place has the grave of all the wives of Afzal Khan who was a commander in Adil Shahi kings' court. The commander got all his wives killed before going on a battle to fight the marathas as he had heard a prophecy that he...More

Thank Rajesh k
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Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

You can see sixty graves of Afzal Khan's wives. He killed all of his wives before going on mission to kill Chatrapati Shivaji since he was told by astrologer that he will not return back. To avoid his wives remarry after his death he took...More

11  Thank Anand K
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