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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
rambhab1
Not the real burial ground of Afzal Khan

Afzal Khan was a general in the court of Bijapur Sultan. He was killed in a battle with Maratha... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2017
NoneI1
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Aug 9, 2018
“Also called Sat Kabar: Tombs of Afzal Khan's 63 wives, very hard to find”
Jun 18, 2018
“Eerie Place. History attached. Guide recommended”
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

This is a very interesting site because it is the resting place of the 63 wives of Bijapur's general Afzal Khan. As others have noted, he had all of his wives killed and interred in this burial ground before he went to war, where he...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a eerie place with a lot of history attached. Recommend a visit to the place with a knowledgeable guide. Alternately, you can visit the place by first studying the history behind this cenotaph.

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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 rajanik74
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

1  Thank rambhab1
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

Thank NoneI1
Reviewed April 21, 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 RimjhimB16
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

Thank ParwathiH
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

3  Thank RajaniB32
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
Reviewed December 26, 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

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