Mulla Shukrullah Shirazi, a famous poet was the Prime Minister of Mughal emperor Shah Jehah. He composed poetry under the pseudonym of 'Allami'. He took fancy to building his own mausoleum in 1639 with heavy ornamentation. He went for glazed tiles as his medium to create the masterpiece that would enshrine his tomb forever. Every portion of this magnificent monument is embellished with bright color schemes, known as 'Chini ka Rauza'.
Chini Ka Rauza was built in the reign of Shah Jahan. Allama Afzal Khan Mullah of Shiraz, was a scholar and poet who went on to become the Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.
Chini-ka-Rauza is considered a milestone in Indo-Persian architecture, as it is the very first building in India that has been exclusively decorated by the glazed tile works. The most distinctive feature of the tomb is the colorful tiles or chini, from which the mausoleum gets its name. the tomb is rectangular in shape and is constructed mainly of brown stone. The walls of the tomb are adorned with inscriptions and colored tiles that give a distinctive look to the structure.