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Minaret Masoom Shah

The

minaret

of

Syed Nizamuddin

Mir Muhammad

Masoom Shah

is the most conspicuous structure of

Sukkur town

.

Syed Masum Shah

was the governor of

Mughal Emperor Akbar

who appointed him as the

Nawab

of

Sukkur

. The

minaret

was built in about 1607

A.D

. the monument, built of red brick is more or less conical in shape, slightly off the perpendicular and surmounted by a dome to which an internal stone staircase gives an access. It is about 26 meters in circumference and has 84 steps to the top. It is about 31 meters feet in height and can be seen from miles away. This minaret is believed to have been used as a watch tower.

Masoom Shah Jo

Munaro

(Munaro in Sindhi Language for Minaret)
Minaret of Masum Shah, Masoom Shah
or
Masum Shah
Masoom Shah
Masoom Shah
Minaret
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