Exploring the Past: Sindh through Communal Spaces
Dates: 20-21 October
Itinerary : 20 October 2022
8:30am - 11:00am Karachi to Hyderabad
Lunch, lodging, rest, and prayer at Hyderabad
2:00 pm- 3:30 pm Hyderabad to Bhit Shah Live Qawali performance, Museum visit, private time for reflection, architectural style exploration, visit to an Ajrak making factory where the traditional art is practiced in the same way as hundreds of years ago. 7:00 pm 8:30 pm Bhit Shah to Hyderabad Night stay at Hyderabad
21 October 2022, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Departure for Thatta Visit to the Shah Jahan Mosque.
We explored its history, acoustic marvels, architectural history, and imagined the times when the mosque was brimming with people on the day Shah Jahan inaugurated it.
Visit to Makli Graveyard
Makli is one of the largest funerary in the world. The site houses approximately 500,000 to 1 million tombs built over the course of a 400-year period. Makli Necropolis features several large funerary monuments belonging to royalty, various Sufi saints, and esteemed scholars. Here we also read the tomb inscriptions, felt the texture of the decorative program on the various monuments and learned about the stories of princesses, saints, and scholars buried there.