The Red Fort, Agra

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  • Entrance to the fort !!!!
    Entrance to the fort !!!!
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  • Back courtyard of Jehangiri Mahal, Feb 09
    Back courtyard of Jehangiri Mahal, Feb...
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    Arches of the Diwan i Am
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    Khas Mahal - Red Fort

    by al2401 Written Aug 21, 2013

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    This was the private living quarters of the emperor. It is built of white marble and displays exquisite carvings.

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    Khas Mahal

    by atufft Updated May 3, 2007

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    Marble Screen and Detail Khas Mahal
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    Khas Mahal in Agra Red Fort is a white marble palace with lovely painting and ornamental work inside. This important work was built by Shah Jahan in 1636.

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    Marble palaces outside by wall

    by Willettsworld Written May 20, 2007

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    Photo's taken along the walls of the fort of the marble palaces beside the walls. The palaces are the Khas Mahal, Mina Masjid and the octagonal Musamman Burj.

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    Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audience)

    by atufft Written May 3, 2007

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    Diwan-i-Am at Agra Red Fort
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    The Mughal rulers made announcements and conducted public ceremonies at this hall which has a large garden area before it.

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    AGRA FORT

    by popoze Updated Feb 7, 2006

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    The walls of Red Fort
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    On the banks of the Yamuna- river.
    Created by constituent AKBAR in 1565, it count diverse palaces where you can see Hindoe and Moslim Architecture.

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    Safed Taket

    by RAJASTHANBYCAR Updated Sep 27, 2008

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    White Marble Throne

    Made of white marble and was used by the Prime Minister during the reign of Jahangir. But Shahjahan used to sit on this and eated fishes from Macchi Bhawan, which is situated just below this.

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    Prison cell

    by grets Written Jul 15, 2005

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    This is the actual room where Shah Jahan was imprisoned. The walls were covered with mirrors, so that he could view the Taj Mahal from every angle.

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    Mussaman Burj

    by grets Written Jul 15, 2005

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    Octagonal Tower.

    Also known as the Saman Burj.

    The tower was built by Shah Jahan for Mumtaz Mahal, but it was here that Shah Jahan died after seven years imprisonment by his son Aurangzeb.

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    The Khas Mahal

    by grets Written Jul 15, 2005

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    The Emperor's private palace. The rooms underneath were intende as a cool retreat from the summer heat. The buildings either side were for his two favourite daughters.

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    INLAY DETAIL AT AGRA FORT

    by BerniShand Written Dec 15, 2003

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    details on the pillars

    The apartments of Shah Jahan at the Amber Fort are inlaid with semi-precious stones like the Taj Mahal, they are truly amazing buildings

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    Agra Fort - The Red Fort - Lal Qila

    by Liatris1 Updated Sep 26, 2011
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    Agra Fort, as Taj Mahal, is an important monument of the Mughal era.
    Very interesting if you have read a little bit of Indias history.

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    Red Fort Agra

    by chikidee Written Oct 23, 2007
    Red Fort

    From this great fort made of red sand stone you've got a great view of the Taj Mahal.
    Here, Shan Jahan (the founder of Taj Mahal) was imprisoned by his son who disempowered him.

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  • Agra Fort (III)

    by Nprawira Written Jan 31, 2006
    DIwan i Aam

    This arcaded hall was the place where the emperor would listen to the public's grievances through a throne room not visible from the outside.

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    Courtyard

    by Willettsworld Written May 20, 2007
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    Not entirely sure what this courtyard is called but it's well kept and watered and is surrounded by a two-storied arched arcade on three sides.

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    Courtyard of Diwan-i-Am

    by Willettsworld Written May 20, 2007
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    This is the largest courtyard inside the fort and was where the general public congregated outside the Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audiences).

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