Monuments of Burhanpur

March 2018 - Madhya Pradesh

Lying close to the centre of India, Burhanpur doesn't feature in many tourist itineraries, yet the city has enough Mughal-era relics to impress any visitor.

The Nizam Bagh (pictured above) isn't mentioned in most Burhanpur tourist recommendations, and I only came across the tomb as it's marked on google maps. Trucks joining the state highway to Aurangabad rumble past as you walk through the gates. The ground outside is littered with cards and a few whiskey bottles, no sign reflects the sites' significance. This is the spot where the founder of the Hyderabad state, Nizam ul-Mulk died in 1748.