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Charminar

Charminar
Tomb of Salim Chishti. / Saurabh Chatterjee, Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0

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Impressive, ornate mosque and monument, built in 1591. Most likely, initially it was built as a monument on the trade route between the port and Golconda. Later the city of Hyderabad evolved around this monument.

4.9 out of 10 stars 48.8%

GPS coordinates
17.3616 N 78.4746 E
Location, address
Asia, India, Telangana, in Hyderabad, south from the city centre
Religious architecture, Islamic shrines, Monuments and memorials

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