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Sirhind, Punjab, India (info)


Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib

This Gurdwara commemorate the martyrdom of two sons of Guru Gobind Singh, entombed alive here in 1704 by Wazir Khan of Sirhind. It was called Fatehgarh Sahib (fateh means victory) after the Sikhs, under the leadership of Banda Bahadur in 1710, ran over the area and razed the fort (built by Ferozeshah Tughlaq) to the ground.

Fatehgarh sahib (more)

Inside the Gurdwara

Side view (1, 2)

Ornate ceiling (1, 2)


Entrance gateway (more)


Place of imprisonment (inside)


Bathing tank nearby


Another Gurdwara (inside)

Rauza Sharif

The "Rauza is a mausoleum which commemorates the burial place of Sheikh Ahmed Farooqi ... who lived during the reigns of Akbar and Jahangir from 1563 to 1634. The old mosque in the vicinity is extant, so are several cenotaphs. The tomb of Shah Zaman, [an Afghan king,] indicates that the Rauza was once considered a propitious burial place of high and mighty. Some Muslim sects place it next only to the Mecca in reverence. A great Urs is held here every August."

[Source: Punjab Tourism]

Entrance gate

Second entrance

The mosque (more)

Rauza Sharif


Doorway


Center of the mausoleum


Rauza Sharif


Rauza Sharif corridors (more)

Aam Khas Bagh

Sheesh Mahal

Causeway  to Shish Mahal

Water tank

Former palace


Palace facade


Unmarked ruins


Passageway


Courtyard (more)


Unmarked ruins


Unmarked ruins


Playground


Hammam


Unmarked ruins


Well


"Blessed Bed Chamber"


External walls

       

 

 

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