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Nice historical place to visit

Caretakers are great and offer many insights to Bahadur Shah Zafar. Place is an eyeopener. Nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thingstosell
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Des Plaines, Illinois
The tomb of the last of the 26 Mughal Emperors of India

A site full of pathos - the feeling of how fleeting this world is: a most miserable end of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
akifsyed
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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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The final resting place of the exiled 18th-century Indian king.
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8 Zi Wa Ka Rd., Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Caretakers are great and offer many insights to Bahadur Shah Zafar. Place is an eyeopener. Nice photographs there. This place should be on every Indian's visit to-do list.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A site full of pathos - the feeling of how fleeting this world is: a most miserable end of the last ruler of royal India sent into exile by the British after a failed revolt. AS his own verse states, "How unfortunate is Zafar, he...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

What a find to locate the last resting place of the last emperor of India, hidden by the British lest it become a place of pilgrimage. Which it has become.

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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

We came relatively early and it was still quiet and peaceful. Very interesting history and glad to have visited.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Bahadur Shah II was the last of the Mughal emperors of India. By all accounts a sufi mystic who wrote poetry under the pen name Zafar, he inherited the throne at a time when the Empire had little control over the regional Governors, who were...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Bahadur Shah Zafar the king who was also a sufi poet,died in Myanmar, exiled by India's British rulers. This is his mausoleum. The place is neatly kept with one room dedicated to photos that tell of his family and partly convey historical moments. If the...More

1  Thank Pahari
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

As a history aficionado it was hard to pass up the chance to view the resting place of the man who was the last mughal king of India. The site - which houses the graves of the king and his consort - are in posh...More

Thank Kray16
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

It was a great but short visit to the Tomb of this king. The Imam of the mosque of the tomb tried to show me every part of the Tomb. I think it is a must see for Muslims, especially for Shia Muslims, since you...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

This is one place which is visited by every prime minister/President of India and Pakistan whenever they come to Yangoon. This is the site where the last Mughal Emperor was buried. Bahadur Shah Zafar was more of a poet saint than a ruler. The site...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

The story is very sad. No one knew where he was buried until the building was being remodeled. Poor man living in exile, all he wanted at the of his life was to see his home country again.

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