Raymond Tomb

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The tomb is located near  Asman Garh Palace  on top of a hillock at Mussa Ram Bagh, Malakpet, about 3 km from the Oliphant Bridge, in East Hyderabad. Until about 1940, people would visit his tomb on the anniversary of his death, taking incense and other offerings to him. The Nizams would send to his tomb on March 25 every year, a box of cheroots and a bottle of beer. His grave had become like a shrine.He is also remembered in Hyderabad, with the area called  Mussa Ram Bagh .
Raymond's tomb  is the tomb of  Michel Joachim Marie Raymond , a French general in Nizam's army.  The tomb is a black granite tombstone, conical, about 7 metres high and it has the initials JR on it. The ill-maintained pavilion was built by the Nizam

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