Taj Mahal, Agra
Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It was built during 1632-53. Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world. Taj Mahal is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A wall of Taj Mahal showing screens and artwork
Gateway to Taj Mahal in Agra.
Mosque at Taj Mahal, Agra
The mosque is on the western side of the Taj Mahal.
Agra Fort, Agra
Originally owned by the Lodhi Dynasty, Agra Fort was rebuilt during 1565-73, when Akbar shifted the capital to Agra. It served as the royal residence of Mughal rulers till 1638, when Shah Jahan shifted the capital to Delhi.
Amar Singh Gate
The Amar Singh Gate is one of the gateways to Agra Fort. It is named after the Rajput nobleman, Amar Singh Rathore.
Jahangiri Mahal at Agra Fort
Jahangiri Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Akbar during 1565-73.
Khas Mahal at Agra Fort
Artwork at Khas Mahal interior in Agra Fort.
Musamman Burj at Agra Fort
Artwork on a column at Musamman Burj at Agra Fort, Agra.
Gateway to the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah in Agra.
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah in Agra
Mirza Ghiyas Beg was an official in the courts of Mughal emperors Akbar and Jahangir. He was conferred the title of Itimad-ud-Daulah.
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