mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Mazar-e-Quaid (Urdu: مزار قائد‎) or the National Mausoleum refers to the tomb of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It is an iconic symbol of Karachi throughout the world. The mausoleum was completed in the 1960s. It is situated at the heart of the city. It is the last rest place of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Near the tomb there is a park that has strong lights that show the tomb with lights in the night. Here with Quaid-e-Azam, Liaquat ali Khan and Fatima Jinnah are also buried.

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Mazar-e-Quaid - The icon of Karachi
LocationKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Nearest cityHyderabad
Area61 acre (3100 m²)
EstablishedJune 2, 1970
Visitors10,000 (approximately per day)
Governing bodyMazar Management Board

Mazar-e-Quaid has been the attraction for locals and tourists. Mazar-e-Quaid became in lime light on completion of 70 years of independence in 2017. A 3d illumination show was organized with the title of Tribute to Jinnah and was categorized by the organizers as a Gift to the Nation.


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