Mazar-e-Quaid is the tomb of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It is an iconic symbol of Karachi throughout the world. The mausoleum is situated at the heart of the city and was completed in the 1960s. The Mazar-e-Quaid has been officially recognized as the National Mausoleum of the country. The mausoleum is made of white Marble with curved Moorish arches and copper grills rest on an elevated 54 meters square platform. The crystal chandelier inside the tomb was gifted by the people of China. Around the mausoleum there is a park fitted with strong beamed spot-lights which at night project light on the white mausoleum. The glowing tomb can be seen for miles at night. Liaqat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan, and Jinnah’s sister, Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, Abdur Rab Nishtar and Nurul Amin are also buried besides Jinnah. There is a beautiful railing outside the burial place.
The tomb from the inside is beautifully carved white marble.
The premises of the mazar e Quaid is beautiful, serene and peaceful.
People come and visit and have a picnic and enjoy themselves.