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mughal heritage

How Lahore came to claim the rebellious Mughal princess Zeb-un-Nisa as its own

We were quite certain that the monument before us was not the mausoleum of Zeb-un-Nisa – the rebel Sufi poetess, daughter of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb – even though there was… Read more »

river ravi past

The river Ravi has run dry in Lahore but this monument stands as a reminder of its Mughal past

The summer pavilion of Humayun’s half-brother, the city’s oldest Mughal structure, stands in the middle of the riverbed. The Ravi river is a shadow of its former self as it… Read more »