The Makli Hill near Thatta town has the world’s largest necropolis. It is said to contain more than one million graves spread over an area of 15 Sq. km. Here in eternal sleep, lie saints and scholars, philosophers and soldiers of a by gone era – an era renowned for its culture and learning. The gravestones and mausoleums at Makli are masterpieces in stone-carving and netted stonework, representing different eras and dynasties, distinguishable by the styles of their ornamentation. The areas cover the Summa period (14th to 16th centuries), the Tarkhan & Arghun period 16th century), and the Mughal period (16th to 18th centuries)