The Red Fort, Agra

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Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India

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    Entrance to the fort !!!!
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    Agra Fort: Diwan-i-Am arches

    by munki Written Mar 5, 2005

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    Diwan-i-Am with its elegant arches and carved marble columns is an example of pietra dura work.

    Agra Fort: Diwan-i-Am arches

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    Khas Mahal

    by ukirsari Updated Nov 4, 2004

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    the elegant marble hall that used as a bed room and drawing room of King Shah Jahan. nearby here is situated pavillions for Princess Janahara and Roshanara.

    Khas Mahal (c) ukirsari
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    Bangaldar roofs

    by ukirsari Updated Nov 4, 2004

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    one of the characteristic of Shah Jahan's style in architecture. it's marble carved roof derived from Bengali hut.

    Bangaldar roofs of Khas Mahal (c) ukirsari
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    Musamman Burj

    by zumodemango Written Oct 15, 2004

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    Gorgeaus octogonal tower with an open pavillion. Sha Jahan spent the last 3 years of his life prisioner of his own son.

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    Jahangiri Mahal

    by zumodemango Written Oct 17, 2004

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    Jahangiri Mahal is a square palace of red sand. The most amazing thing for me is beams like in the `picture.

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    Khas Mahal

    by atufft Updated May 3, 2007

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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.

    Marble Screen and Detail Khas Mahal Khas Mahal Entrance Khas Mahal Interior Being Swept
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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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    The Mughal rulers made announcements and conducted public ceremonies at this hall which has a large garden area before it.

    Diwan-i-Am at Agra Red Fort View from the Diwan-i-Am at Agra Red Fort Steps Leading to Diwan-i-Am at Agra Red Fort View Across to the Diwan-i-Am
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    AGRA FORT

    by popoze Updated Feb 7, 2006

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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.

    The walls of Red Fort enlarge the picture, you can see the TAJ MAHAL
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    Safed Taket

    by RAJASTHANBYCAR Updated Sep 27, 2008

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    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.

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

    details on the pillars

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    Agra Fort - The Red Fort - Lal Qila

    by Liatris1 Updated Sep 26, 2011

    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.

    Agra Fort In front of the Agra Fort Agra Fort - inside
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