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Mariam Tomb

The tomb of the mystery lady in the Mughal history, the tomb of Bollywood director Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Akbar’s love interest, the tomb of the mother of the 4th Mughal king – yes this is the tomb of the mother of Jahangir, the tomb of the so called Christian wife ( a popular myth), . Surprised??? Yes, mother of Jahangir was a Rajput princess from the royal family of Amer (Jaipur). Wasn’t she the most loved consort of Akbar? So how come she has a tomb, why was she buried and not cremated as per Hindu/Rajput rites? And who is this Mariam (sounds like Hindi version of Mary – mother of Jesus Christ)?Visit this beautiful but little known tomb and get your answers.The tomb is located around a kilometre away from the main Sikandara complex. It’s located on the other side of the road and not immediately visible from the main road, one has to take a left turn onto a small lane. It’s a ticketed monument but tourist activity is negligible. Visit to this place would clear all your misconceptions and also would fill your heart with sadness for the one who is buried here.Intrigued, want to know more, read in details about the Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani hereGuru Ka Tal