Qutb Shahi Tombs 4

The Qutb Shahi Tombs complex is an island of quiet off the Old Bombay Highway. As we walk inside the complex after crossing the Abdullah Qutb Shah’s tomb, there is a cackle of laughter as children frolic, couples have their moment of togetherness and tourists walk talking noisily with each other. A little ahead, a few guys decide to have some imli (tamarind). They throw stones at the big tamarind tree that is laden with the fruit on the edge of the baoli. It all looks like a picnic is in progress.

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