Aga Khan Mausoleum

Aga Khan Mausoleum

Aga Khan Mausoleum

Unique Architectural Masterpiece Appears Like Flower In Aswan Nile Bank; It is Aga Khan Mausoleum.

Aga Khan Mausoleum

Aga Khan Mausoleum by ustung

While your charming tour in Luxor and Aswan, your eyes will be captivated, and your soul will be charmed with the view of the magnificent pharaonic monuments to think how genius the ancient Egyptians were to build this greatness, but a flower will appear in front of your eyes to take your mind to another magic, it is a different design and various decorations that will attract you to entre another era, and this is the surprise. It is the Aga Khan Mausoleum, but for which era you will sail in.

Aga Khan Tomb

A tomb was built by the pink granite to seem like a flower grown on the Nile bank, which shines on the western and southern side of the Aswan Nile with the style of the Fatimid tombs.

Aga Khan Mausoleum by David Broad

That is how Aga Khan Mausoleum will appear in front of you while you are sail in the magic of the Nile water. When you come close to this fabulous tomb, realize that you will be in a place where, on each day, a flower was placed to embody a great love story in the history of the twentieth century. So what is this story, and who is the owner of this shrine.

The body of those who inhabit this wonderful mausoleum located atop a hill in the charm of  Aswan Nile

Aga Khan Mausoleum

Aga Khan Mausoleum by Marc Ryckaert (MJJR)

It is the mausoleum of Aga Khan III, Sultan Muhammad Shah, who was born in Karachi, India, today City in Pakistan. He was the Spiritual leader of the Nice Ismaili community; he was the 48th Imam of this league and the founder and the first president of the All India Muslim League.

Aga Khan Biography

He was protecting the rights of Muslims in India and was aiming to promote his League.  Sultan Muhammad Shah died in 1597 AD, and after two years of this death, his body was transferred to Aswan, the place he loved and spent his winter in, to be buried in a wonderful tomb built of pink marble and granite, resembles the Fatimid tombs in Cairo, as members of this sect consider themselves followers of the Fatimids.

There was not a single day that came without a flower were placed in the suit of, The creator of Pakistan,  Sultan Muhammad Shah,  who lived a great love story with a French wife, who was his secretary, Yvonne Labrousse, known as Begum Om Habibeh, who was Miss France. After his death, Begum did not abolish this custom, so she placed a flower every day, but on the grave of her husband and lover, to represent the greatest love stories of the twentieth century.

It was a love story lived from the 1930s until 1597 AD, and a fulfillment that lasted until 2000 years; its wardship was a rose.

Begum had recommended that this rose be placed on her husband’s grave even when she was not there, as the gardener to take charge. In 2000 she died and was buried beside his husband, to welcome you today their loved souls in this glorious tomb, where you will live the atmosphere of this beautiful story, while you are amid a unique design with its white marble thrown and the rose is still on the tomb of the Aga Khan.

Aga Khan Mausoleum one of the most beautiful tourist places in Aswan to refresh your soul,  living a romantic story amid magical nature

Aga Khan Mausoleum

Aga Khan Mausoleum by Marc Ryckaert (MJJR)

The Aga Khan Mausoleum is where you live the charm of nature, walking around the hill on top of the Aga Khan Mausoleum, where the place is filled with trees and plants

Upon climbing up and reaching the top of the hill, you can see the city of Aswan with a very beautiful and beautiful panoramic view, and upon entering the mausoleum, you will see, the most beautiful Fatimid architectural designs that took beautiful light-colored limestone and were designed with creativity.

Related FAQ

Who Aga Khan?

The Aga Khan

He was one of the richest people in India, who visited Aswan in Egypt. and since he was a Muslim following the Ismaili sect, he decided to build his grave in Aswan, Egypt.

Why is Aga Khan buried in Egypt?

Agha Khan was given the advice to go to Aswan so he could heal because he had a paralysis in his leg. He made the decision to be buried in Aswan upon his recovery. So, following his death, he advocated being interred in Aswan.

Is the Aga Khan Indian?

Within the Nizari Ismaili community, the Aga Khan is also known as the Pir. The title Aga Khan was legally recognised in 1887 by the Secretary of State for India, acting via the Viceroy of India.

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