The City has
been declared as District Head Quarter of Burhanpur District on
The City Burhanpur is
famous for its Muslim monuments,Gurudwara of Sikhk Religion,
Dargah-e-hakimi of Bohra sect. The city is the witness of many events
of great historic importance. Being the seat of viceroys, the city was
greatly extended and embellished. Burhanpur was internationally famous
for its fine cloth manufacturing, Gold-wire drawing and other allied
industries and crafts.
Gurudwara of Burhanpur -
place is counted as an Important pilgrimage of Khalsa sect. The First
and the Last Guru, Guru Nanak Devji & Guru Govind Singhji Maharaj of
Khalsa sect had visited the place. Guru Nanak Devji visited the
Gurudwara located at the bank of Tapti river ( RajGhat). Guru Nanak
Devji also signed on the holy Guru Grantha Sahib. One can visit the
Weapons and Guru Grantha Sahib of Guru Govind Singh Ji Maharaj. The
Gurudwara is approx. 400 years old and counted with the Anandpur
(Punjab), Patna (Bihar) and Nanded (Maharastra) pilgrimage of sikhkhas.
This monument is situated in front of Royal fort in Zainabad.
The place was Royal leisure pavilions during the Mughal time. Body of
Mumtaj Mahal was buried at this place for six months. This is a very
good example of Mughal architecture.
Khuni Bhandara -
With a view of supplying pure water the Mughal rulers
constructed 8 system of water works, which at different times, have
supplied water to this populous city. These water works are specimen of
unparalleled construction technique and may be counted as glorious
relics of the Mughal engineering ingenuity and skill which entailed
enormous expenditure. They were, probably, constructed for the most part
in the reign of Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb.
Dargah-e-Hakimi is situated at Lodhipura village, 2 Kms away
from Burhanpur town in the memory of Quamili Saiyyadi & moula-e-bava
Abdul Quadir Hakimm-ud-din. Thousands of pilgrims of Bohra sect visit
the place from all over the world. Other mazar are of roz-e-mubarak 41
and da-el mutallak Saiyyaddna Abdul Taiyyab Jaqui-ud-din Saheb and
wali-ul Murtaj Saiyyadi Sheikh Jivanji. In the west of this Mazar,
there is a beautiful mosque and a Haquimi garden.
This monument is situated in the Faruqui
fort. The monument was constructed by Shah-Jahan, The Mughal Emperor. In
the middle of the monument there is a octagonal bath-place. The
bath-place was connected with the water system of Khuni Bhandara. On the
ceiling of the monument colourful Mughal Paintings can be seen.
The famous Gurudwara is situated here. The place is on the bank of Tapti.
Several Hindu temples of Shaiv and Vaishnav are located here. The foot
prints of various Hindu saints at this place are of religious
importance. Lal Deval Temple of the place is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Faruqui fort is also located near the place.