The Forgotten Graveyard of Mor Muradi, Pakistan

Posted by Jean-Yves on Oct 5, 2017
 

A historic graveyard lies forgotten in a jungle where the presence of dust-covered graves shows that no one visits the site, a mere 40 kilometres from Karachi’s Toll Plaza. Locals call it the ‘Graveyard of Mor Muradi’, named after a couple buried there along with around 150 others, dating back to the 16th century.

The graves of males are embossed with turbans, swords and horses while the graves of females with jewellery such as bangles, bracelets and rings. The unique structure and stone carvings on the graves resemble the Chawkandi and Makli necropolises.

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