Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Tomb of Imam Zamin - Delhi Tourism

Tomb of Imam Zamin - Delhi

Tomb of Imam Zamin: The Tomb is situated to the east of Alai Gate. Through this gate one is to reach the Tomb. It was built in the timeof Mughal Emperor Humayun. Imam Zamin was a member of Chishtia sect. He was a Sayyid and descendant of Imam Hassan and Hussain. He came to Delhi from Turkistan in the reign of Sikandar Lodi. He was appointed as Imam, the highest official in the Quwwat-ul Islam Mosque. The plan of the structure is a square one having a base of 24 feet. There is a dome surmounted over it. The whole structure is built of sandstone which is covered with finely polished stucco. A double row of kanguras also exist on the building. The name of the saint is inscribed on the building.

If you find time visit this place in Delhi. This is a beautiful Tomb.

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