Multan

Multan is famous for its large number of Sufi shrines, including the unique rectangular tomb of Shah Gardez that dates from the 1150s and is covered in blue enameled tiles typical of Multan.
The shrine of Shamsuddin Sabzwari dates from 1330, and has a unique green dome.
The Mausoleum of Shah Ali Akbar dating from the 1580s was built in the regional style that is typical of Multan's shrines.
Multan's Tomb of Shah Rukn-e-Alam is considered to be the earliest Tughluq era monument.
The 15th century Multani Caravanserai in Baku, Azerbaijan, was built to house visiting Multani merchants in the city.
Multan's Shahi Eid Gah Mosque dates from 1735 and is decorated with elaborate and intricate Mughal era frescoes.
Diwan Sawan Mal Chopra, the governor of Multan and Lahore.
Multan's "Bloody Bastion" was the site of fierce fighting during the Siege of Multan in 1848–49.
Multan's Ghanta Ghar dates from the British colonial period, and was built in the Indo-Saracenic style.
Shrine of Hazrat Baha-ud-din Zakariya
Multan's is home to a significant Christian minority.
Multan's Sufi shrines are often decorated during annual Urs festivals. Pictured is the Wali Muhammad Shah shrine.
Multan Cantonment railway station serves as the city's main railway station.
Multan International Airport offers flights throughout Pakistan, and direct flights to Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
The tomb of Khawaja Awais Kagha displays use of traditional Multan tile-work on both its exterior and interior.
The shrine of Pir Adil Shah.
Multan Cricket Stadium from outside.

City and capital of Multan Division located in Punjab, Pakistan.

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Hercules Sarcophagus (ca. 250–260 AD) at the Konya Archaeological Museum

Konya

Major city in south-central Turkey, on the south-western edge of the Central Anatolian Plateau.

Major city in south-central Turkey, on the south-western edge of the Central Anatolian Plateau.

Hercules Sarcophagus (ca. 250–260 AD) at the Konya Archaeological Museum
Marble Sarcophagus, typical of Pamphylia. Roman period III century AD at the Konya Archaeological Museum
Ince Minaret Medrese (1279) in Konya
Established in 1273, the Sufi Mevlevi Order and its Whirling Dervishes are among the renowned symbols of Konya and Turkey.
Mevlana Museum (1274) is the resting place of the Sufi mystic and poet Rumi in Konya, the capital of the Anatolian Seljuk Sultanate.
Greeks from Sille, a nearby village from Konya
Konya Metropolitan Governorship
Taşköprü in Beyşehir district of Konya
Salty shores of Lake Tuz.
Mevlana Cultural Center in Konya
Alâeddin Mosque (1235) in Konya
Etli ekmek is a local dish of Konya
Konya Büyükşehir Stadium in Konya
A TCDD HT65000 on the Ankara–Konya line of the Turkish State Railways
A Škoda 28 T tram produced for the Konya Metropolitan Municipality
A late evening view of Mevlana Fountain across Selimiye Mosque, Konya. Turkey.

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Tomb of Dana-ye Ali, a famous resident of the Black Stalk Village in Rasht

Rasht

Capital city of Gilan Province, Iran.

Capital city of Gilan Province, Iran.

Tomb of Dana-ye Ali, a famous resident of the Black Stalk Village in Rasht
An old mosque in Rasht; drawing from The Century Magazine, 1886
The Municipality of Rasht
A panoramic photo of Boosar, neighborhood in Rasht
First bus in Iran, in the city of Rasht, imported by a Belgian merchant.
The Historical Building of Post office
Mirza Kuchik Khan House
Hajj Samad Khan Mosque
Avanesian House
Assyrian Church
Mellat Park at Night
Sardar Jangal Stadium of Rasht
Rosa 'de Rescht'
Mirza Kuchik Khan
Kadus Grand Hotel at Night

🇵🇰 Multan, Pakistan

Inzamam-ul-Haq in 2005

Inzamam-ul-Haq

Pakistani professional cricket coach and former Pakistan cricketer.

Pakistani professional cricket coach and former Pakistan cricketer.

Inzamam-ul-Haq in 2005
Graph of Inzamam-ul-Haq's scores in test cricket.
Inzamam-ul-Haq, in 2020

Inzamam-ul-Haq was born in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan, on 3 March 1970 into a Syed Sunni Muslim family.

Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari

Muslim Hanafi scholar, religious and political leader from the Indian subcontinent.

Muslim Hanafi scholar, religious and political leader from the Indian subcontinent.

He is buried in Multan, Pakistan.

Trigarta Kingdom

Trigarta kingdom was an ancient kingdom in northern Indian region of the Indian subcontinent with its capital at Prasthala (modern Jalandhar), Multan and Kangra.

Qarmatians under Abu Tahir al-Jannabi

Qarmatians

Iranian dynasty of a syncretic branch of Sevener Ismaili Shia Islam.

Iranian dynasty of a syncretic branch of Sevener Ismaili Shia Islam.

Qarmatians under Abu Tahir al-Jannabi
Gold dinar minted by the Qarmatians during their occupation of Palestine in the 970s

By the mid 10th century, persecution forced the Qarmatians to leave Egypt and Iraq, and move towards city of Multan in Pakistan.

Multan Fort

Landmark of South Asian defence and architecture.

Landmark of South Asian defence and architecture.

It was rebuilt by Ranghar chiefs near the city of Multan, on a hillock separated from the city by the Ravi River.

Baha-ud-Din Zakaria

Mausoleums of Multan

Due to Multan's rich heritage of pirs and saints, the city has many mausoleums and shrines.

Due to Multan's rich heritage of pirs and saints, the city has many mausoleums and shrines.

Baha-ud-Din Zakaria
Tomb of Shah Rukn-e-Alam Multan
The Sabzwari shrine is located in Multan, Pakistan.
Tomb of Shah Yousuf Gardezi in Multan
Tomb of Shah Ali Akbar and nearby mosque.

Within the city of Multan, Pakistan there is a shrine of Muhammad Shah Yusaf Gardezi, commonly known as Shah Gardez, just inside the Bohar Gate.

Zamzama Gun on display in Lahore

Zamzama

Large bore cannon.

Large bore cannon.

Zamzama Gun on display in Lahore
"Kim's Gun" as seen in 1903
Zamzam gun
"He sat in defiance of municipal orders, astride the gun Zam-Zammeh, on her old platform, opposite the old Ajaibgher, the Wonder House, as the natives called the Lahore Museum. Who hold Zam-Zammah, that 'fire-breathing dragon', hold the Punjab, for the great green-bronze piece is always first of the conqueror's loot."

He used it in the battles of Daska, Kasur, Sujanpur, Wazirabad and Multan.

Yousaf Raza Gillani

Pakistani politician who served as 18th prime minister of Pakistan from 25 March 2008 until his retroactive disqualification and ouster by the Supreme Court of Pakistan on 26 April 2012.

Pakistani politician who served as 18th prime minister of Pakistan from 25 March 2008 until his retroactive disqualification and ouster by the Supreme Court of Pakistan on 26 April 2012.

Inaugurating a Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited Zonal Office at Muzzafarabad
Gillani shaking hands with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
After 2008, the value of US Dollar increased as compare to state currency, indicating the country's return to "Era of Stagflation" (a virtual period faced by Pakistan in the 1990s).
The GDP growth rate dropped down to 4.19% (2009) as compared to 8.96% in 2004.
PM Gillani meeting with the US President Obama in 2012.
Prime Minister Gillani participates in a bilateral meeting with President Obama in Seoul, 2012.
Gillani speaking to reporters in a 2008 state visit to the United States.

Makhdoom Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani belongs to an influential Sufi Muslim family of Multan.