The Akbar tomb

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About Akbar tomb

Akbar’s mausoleum in Agra, the Mughal Emperor Akbar’s resting place. This tomb was first built to cover 119 acres of area during the 17th century. This is the sculpture Akbar chose for himself, but it could not be finished during his time. This monument has Mughal elements like stone work and geometrical patterns, including red sandstone and marble. Akbar’s Tomb is open from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. in the evening. This monument is famous for its major beauty throughout the year.However, people like winter because it will be a light and mild climate. It is at Mathura National Highway Road, NH2. This mausoleum is located 1 km from Mary’s tomb, you will find Mughal style gardens. In this garden, you can find deer and monkey. You can also see morons here. There is a water canal on both sides but in these days it is rare to get water in the canal

Art and architecture

This tomb has four gates and the southern door is the largest with the brace on top of the Taj Mahal. A wall that covers the tomb. This building is considered a four-level pyramid with a marble pavilion. The false grave is found in the ground floor while the real tomb is located in the basement. The basement of Akbar’s tomb is not open to tourists because it is said that before the attacks of Jats, precious and expensive jewelry, weapons and others were involved.There is also the remains of Akbar’s two daughters in Akbar Tomb of Agra. When he was alive, Akbar chose the place for his tomb. This mausoleum is compiled by both of his sons. First Son, Saleem started construction and Jahangir completed it. Construction began in 1605 and ended in 1613.

Location

It is situated in Agra’s suburbs at Mathura Road (NH2), Sikandra, 8 km west-northwest of the city center. About 1 km from the tomb, the tomb of Mary, the tomb of Miriam-Uz-Zamani, the mother of Akbar’s wife of Mughal empire and Jahang.

Akbar tomb’s ticket price

• Rs 15 per person for Indians

• 110 per person for foreign tourists (Including Agra Fort, Agra Fort, Itimdi-ud-Daula, Akbar’s Tomb, Sikandra and Fatehpur Sikri, including the lump sum aggregate toll imposed by Agra Development Authority)

• 15 per person for citizens of SAARC and BIMSTEC countries

• Free access to children up to 15 years old

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