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 A Brief Guide on The Agra Fort

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A Brief Guide on The Agra Fort


Agra fort is one of the best architectural masterpieces the Akbar emperor built in 1573. You will learn more about the Agra Fort when you take the Agra trip. It is nestled on the river Yamuna’s right side and entirely made of red sandstone. The historical Fort was the residence of the Mughals Once Upon a time until 16:38.

Agra Fort is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and it is nestled 2.5 kilometers from the Taj Mahal. When you take the Taj Mahal trip, you will visit the Agra Fort, also known as Lal Qila Fort Rouge, Qila I Akbari, and Agra Fort, also known as the symbol of Agra.

It is often known as the walled city. It would be best if you considered taking a Taj Mahal tour. This Fort is a perfect example of Mughal architecture and art because it is entirely built out of red sandstone. You can see different structures within the premises, including the Pearl Mosque Diwan I -am and Jahangir Mahal. Some part of the Agra Fort is also used by the Indian army, which is limited to public access. You can get a view of the Yamuna River and

Taj Mahal from the pavilions of the forts. These views are entirely mind-blowing.

When you take the Taj Mahal day tour, you can come across all these forts, and the details are mentioned here.

A Brief Guide on The Agra Fort

Jahangir Mahal:

It is one of the best architectures you would encounter when entering the Agra Fort. You have to enter this photo through the Amar Singh gate. Jahangir was Akbar’s son, and he was the one next to rule the Mughal empire after his father passed away.

Jahangir Mahal was built by Akbar as quarters for women and was constructed next to the chambers of his favorites queen Jodha bai. It had a simple design, and it was built in stone and had some Persian verses that were beautifully carved out in a vast stone bowl, and it was used for storing Rosewater.

Khas Mahal:

It is an almost important structure of Agra. That has significant classic Persian Islamic influences with a touch of Hindu motifs. The emperor’s sleeping chambers of Araamgrah. The unique feature is the beautiful painting in stone on the marble surface.

Musamman Burj:

You can find this phone towards the left of the Khas Mahal. Shahjahan built it. This structure has an octagonal shape, and the tower has an open pavilion that allows the cool evening breeze to floor right through it. This was where the last few days of the emperor spent while he looked out over the Tomb of his darling wife, the Taj Mahal.


One of the best constructions of Agra Fort is the shish Mahal. It is also known as the dressing room, which employs unique water engineering designs. The inside of the construction is decorated beautifully with tiny mirrors, which gives the structure its name.


Diwan I Khas is located right beside the sheesh Mahal. This Fort was a unique hall for private audiences. It was decorated well with marble pillars studied with floral patterns of some semi-precious stones. Besides this, shah Burj was used as a summer treat.

Moti masjid:

Moti Masjid is also known as the Pearl Mosque, and you can visit this Masjid when you take the Taj Mahal day tour. The building of the mosque is closed to visitors as of now.

Under the Taj Mahal tour package, experts will help you reach the Agra mosque, which is located just 2.5 kilometres away from the Taj Mahal; hence it’s a great idea to combine both destinations.