Akbars Mausoleum, Agra, Uttar Pradesh - Architectural style

Mosque, Monuments

Located about 10 kilometers from Agra is a place called Sikandra where Akbar’s mausoleum is built. The construction was started by Akbar but was completed in 1605 by his son Jahangir. Built in red sandstone and marble, the architecture is a blend of Hindu and Muslim architectures. The monument is a very interesting structure consisting of a huge archway and 4 marble minarets. The Akbar's Mausoleum comprises of two buildings, one being the mausoleum itself, and the other being a gigantic gate connected to each other via a wide paved walkway. Designed by Akbar himself, it is one of the major attractions of the city.

  

 

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