Monday, 2 April 2012

The tomb of Ustad Nuriya, Uch Sharif, Bahawalpur, Pakistan


(The tomb of Ustad Nuriya, Uch Sharif)

Ustad Nuria was a great architect of his time. Ustad Nuria came to Uch from Iran in the middle of 14th century. Ustad Nuria was called Ustad because of his great architectural work. Ustad Nuria’s 1st task was to built the Tomb of Baha-Ul-Halim. Baha-Ul-Halim was the great scholar of his time & he was the teacher of a Madrisa in Uch as well as the teacher of Jahanian Jahangasht.

Ustad Nuria builts the Tomb of Baha-Ul-Halim in the middle of 14th century. Ustad Nuria made the Tomb with very Delegate Tiles. He uses the color combination of Light Blue & Dark Blue Tiles, which gives a fascinating look of Tomb.

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The Second Tomb Ustad Nuria Built was the Tomb of Bibi Jiwindi. Bibi Jiwindi was the great daughter of the Jahanian Jahangasht. The Tomb of Bibi Jiwindi was built in 1494 A.D. It is the most remarkable monument of its kind at Uch. The Tomb was built on a octagonal base and crowned with a single dome raised on externally octagonal drum. The Tomb was provided with the arched windows. The walls and turrets trapper upwards. The monument is profusely and brilliantly decorated with mosaic white, blue and green colors. 

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