Hyderabad is located some 160km from Karachi is ancient capital of the province Sind. The word Sind is derived from Hind or Indus. There is an old fort and at one time the entire population lived inside.
Located this beautiful building right in front of the entrance:
Entrance to the old city:
Since we have such an abundance of ancient historical architecture, this never got the attention it deserves. I can see encroachment all over defacing the beauty of the gate.
But when we try to renovate, this is what may result, as seen from the inside:
Just flat and boring. Old architects never worked with straight columns and beams. They believed in arches and domes.
A very sorry state of affairs here. Nevertheless, enjoy.