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Jahangir’s Tomb Tomb of Jahangir, is the mausoleum built for the Mughal Emperor Jahangir who ruled from 1605 to 1627. It is located near the town of Shahdara.

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1 Jahangir’s Tomb Tomb of Jahangir, is the mausoleum built for the Mughal Emperor Jahangir who ruled from 1605 to It is located near the town of Shahdara Bagh in Lahore, Pakistan. His son Shah Jahan built the mausoleum 10 years after his father's death. It is sited in an attractive walled garden. It has four 30 meter high minarets. The interior is embellished with frescoes and colored marble. The interior of the mausoleum is an elevated stone coffins of white marble. The sides are wrought with flowers of mosaic in the same elegant style as the tombs in the Taj Mahal at Agra, India. On two sides of the sarcophagus the ninety-nine attributes of God are inlaid in black.

2 Wasir Khan Mosque The Wazir Khan Mosque Masjid Wazīr Khān) in Lahore, is famous for its extensive faience tile work. It has been described as ‘a mole on the cheek of Lahore’. It was built in seven years, starting around AD, during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan. It was built by Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari, a native of Chiniot, who rose to be the court physician to Shah Jahan and later, the Governor of Lahore. He was commonly known as Wazir Khan. Presented by: Zaid Imran, Ramsha Sohail, Muhammad Nousherwan

3 Samadhi of Ranjit Singh The Samadhi of Ranjit Singh is the mausoleum of the Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh. It is located near the Lahore Fort and Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. Construction was started by his son, Kharak Singh on the spot where he was cremated, and was completed by his youngest son, Duleep Singh in Presented by: Rubaiha Ahmad, Naeem Ayaz, Abdullah Nadeem & Fatima Nasir

4 How to Preserve Historical Monuments Schools need to educate the youth to appreciate these historical structures and avoid graffiti, There should be an entrance ticket to visit these historical places, Visitors should be fined for littering the place, The traffic around these monuments should be strictly prohibited from emitting smoke, The government needs to provide funds to continue with the maintenance and preservation process.

5 Tips or Warnings Repair areas of the historical monument as opposed to replacing with new materials, Do not attempt to clean stone monuments that are chipping. It may actually cause its further deterioration. Contact the local historic preservation office. Presented by: Hassan Zahid & Haseeb Ahmad

6 Thank you Special Thanks to our teachers Ms. Muneeza Akhtar and Ms. Sumbal Babar


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