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Lord Cornwallis Tomb

Lord Cornwallis Tomb

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The Lord Cornwallis Tomb in Ghazipur is one of the monuments which was built in the memory of Lord Cornwallis, who was appointed twice as a Governor General of India during the British rule. The Lord Cornwallis Tomb was erected by the British inhabitant at Ghazipur after Lord Cornwallis died in Ghazipur on 5th October 1805. The tomb is a big dome which is supported by twelve columns erected on a 3.66 metres high circular platform.

The main attraction of the Lord Cornwallis tomb is the bust of Lord Cornwallis which stands at the centre of the platform of the square structure made of marble. Accompanied by an epitaph in English, there are also Hindu and Muslim representations on either side as well as a European and a native soldier paying homage on the other side There is also an Urdu epitaph beneath the European and native soldier representations. The upper portion of the tomb is adorned with an army cap and floral motifs. Apart from this, the circular iron railing around the tomb with its gate is ornamented with spears, bows & arrows, swords and an inverted cannon.

The timings of the Lord Cornwallis Tomb are from 7am to 6pm on all days of the week.

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • Visitor shall be required to show an original photo identity proof at the entry to the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
  • This monument is a Non Smoking zone.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Refund policy later for any transaction is not permitted as per the guidelines of the Archaeological Survey Of India so refund for any transaction under any circumstances won't be possible.