Mazar-e-Quaid

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Mazar-e-Quaid
Tomb Jinnah.jpg
Mazar-e-Quaid - The icon of Karachi
Location Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Nearest city Hyderabad
Coordinates 24°52′31.53″N 67°02′27.88″E / 24.875425°N 67.0410778°E / 24.875425; 67.0410778Coordinates: 24°52′31.53″N 67°02′27.88″E / 24.875425°N 67.0410778°E / 24.875425; 67.0410778
Area 61 acre (3100 m²)
Established June 2, 1970
Visitors 10,000 (approximately per day)
Governing body Mazar Management Board

Mazar-e-Quaid (Urdu: مزار قائد) or the National Mausoleum refers to the tomb of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It is an iconic symbol of Karachi throughout the world. The mausoleum was completed in the 1960s. It is situated at the heart of the city. It is the last rest place of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Near the tomb there is a park that has strong lights that show the tomb with lights in the night. Here with Quaid-e-Azam, Liaqut ali Khan and Fatima Jinnah are also buried.