Noor Jahan Tomb

Shahdara Bagh, Lahore

Noor Jahan Tomb

Tomb of Noor Jahan Lahore or Nur jahan (Maqbara) is a famous historical Mausoleum among all, located in Shahdara Bagh (Garden), Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It was built during in 17th century.

This beautiful red stone tomb was constructed for the Mughal Empress as her final resting place. Nurjahan begam tomb design is mostly similar to the Jahangir Tomb, but the model of her resting place is different from other tombs or resting place, whereas, her tomb is located inside the mausoleum, looked like a cellar, her daughter tomb is also located there. Nur jahan (Maqbara) is totally off with light, where she had been resting.

As the history of Mughal Emperor's says that, Nur Jehan is not her real name, her real name was Mehrun Nisa Begum. However, when she came to live in Jahangir's haram, and he suddenly noticed her appearance, and immediately offered her to marry with him, then in the period of Mughal emperor Jahangir, she accepted his offer and become Jahangir's 12 wife. after that, he gave her name as a title "Noor Jahan" or Nur jahan meaning as a words speak their own (Nur means light, Jahan means World) so that combine these words and will become (Light of the World). Moreover, she was the only one in the periods of Mughals, whose name respect appears on Mughal coins. she sadly died in the period of 1645 A.D eighteen years after Jahangir’s death.

Millions of history lovers, mostly families, tourist, visitor, and delegates, come here to saw this tomb inside the mausoleum with no light, make her tomb unique among other, think once, feel horrible but magnificent.

Alias Names

(Maqbara) Tomb of Nur Jahan • Mehr-un-Nisaa Tomb • نور جہاں کا مقبرہ

Established Built in between 17th century

Mausoleum & Shrine

Dedicated Noor Jahan (Nur Jahan begum)
NearBy Landmark Jahangir's Tomb
Location Shahdara Bagh, Lahore
City / Town Lahore
State Punjab
Country Pakistan

Noor Jahan Tomb, Shahdara Bagh, Lahore

Contacts +92 (300) 2148375
Geo Coordinates 31.6208540489152 °N,    74.294764995575 °E

Noor Jahan Tomb Attractions

Tomb of Noor Jahan Along With The Nearby are:-

  • Jahangir's Tomb 
  • Asif Khan Tomb 
  • Akbari Sarai Tomb

Travelor Instructions

Tomb of Noor Jahan Visit Timings

Friday - Thursday   05:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Map Of Noor Jahan Tomb

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