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A lesser known heritage site. In Agra most of the Mughal era monuments are located on the banks of the river Yamuna either on the left side or right side (with some exceptions like Sikandara, Tomb of Mariam uz Zamani etc.). This monument is on the left bank or the left side of river Yamuna. … More Explore Agra: Agra Beyond Taj Mahal The Tomb of Itmad al Daula
Amer fort has some secrets which are there right in front of our eyes but we fail to find them as we have never noticed them. We also found about them while clicking photographs. No one told us about them no one talks about them – Read about one such secret here… … More Explore Jaipur – Secrets in Amer Fort
An age old Ganesha temple with a unique Ganesha idol, A part of the PanchTirtha at Hajo
A meeting place of all the idols of the region.
Read more …. … More Explore Assam – Hajo Diaries, Ganesh Temple
A Shah Jahani era structure in Agra Fort that served as a prototype or Model for Diwan ai Khas in Red Fort Delhi. … More Explore Agra: Agra Fort – Khas Mahal
A simple looking structure which became a prototype for similar structures in the forts of Lahore and Delhi and also in Burhanpur.
A hall of Public audience ….. … More Explore Agra : Diwan e Aam (Hall of Public Audience)
Indian forts cannot be imagined without elaborate gates or gateways. Agra Fort or the Red Fort of Agra.
There is a confusion in terms of the number of entrance gates to the fort – some scholars say that there were 4 gates (Delhi Gate, Lahore Gate/Akabari Gate/Amar Singh Gate, Khizri/Water Gate & Darshni Darwaza or gate), but some say that there are only 3 gates (Delhi Gate, Lahore Gate/Akabar Gate/Amar Singh Gate and Khizri/Water Gate) and Darshni Darwaza was not a gateway to enter in the fort. Read about them here. … More Explore Agra : Agra Fort – The Gates
An interesting out of place structure right opposite the Diwan ai Aam (hall of public audience) which has a Lucknow connect too ….
One of the interesting structure of Agra Fort, a bath tub which is placed right in front of the Zenana of Mughal Emperor Akbar … More Explore Agra: Jahangiri Hauz or Jahingir’s Bath Tub, Agra Fort
It would be hard to imagine a Mughal Fort without a place of worship, or for that matter any Indian fort without the place of worship. And fort with grandeur and grandiose like that of Agra Fort (or the Red Fort of Agra) without a place of worship is unthinkable.
Yes, Agra Fort is not an exception. It has not one but three worship areas – and interestingly all these have been constructed by the 5th Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. … More Explore Agra: Agra Fort, The mosques in Agra Fort