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Qutub Shahi Tombs: 60% renovation work completed, a unique heritage park on card

16 April 2021

The 16th Century Qutub Shahi Tombs are one of the main tourist attractions in Hyderabad. The unique heritage park is likely to come up on 106 acres of land with the joint efforts of the Aga Khan Foundation, Heritage Telangana and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC). A project is underway to preserve and restore 40 tombs, three mosques, seven wells, and other buildings. The first phase of this grand programme of repair and renovation has been completed in 2018 and now the last phase of this programme is underway. According to Ratish Nanda, CEO of AKTC India, about 60 percent of work has been completed so far.