Agra Photos

(Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India)

View of the Red Fort entrance
The magnificent mid-16th century Red Fort was built by the Emperor Akbar and remodelled into a palace at a later date

Another view of the striking Red Fort
Another view of the Red Fort, which is a popular tourist attraction situated on the banks of the Yamuna River

Photo of Akbars Tomb
Situated in the Sikandra area of the city, Akbars Tomb is built of marble and sandstone and was constructed for the great Mogul Emperor Akbar

A view of Jahangiri Palace which was built by Emperor Akbar
The Jahangiri Palace was built inside the Agra Fort as the quarters for the women belonging to the royal household

Photo of the stunning Amber Fort at nearby Jaipur
The Amber Fort is situated just outside of Jaipur and was originally a palace complex used by royalty

A photo of the gateway to the Taj Mahal
The decorative, sandstone gateway to the Taj Mahal was completed in the mid-17th century

Photo of the red sandstone west Mosque of the Taj Mahal
At the Taj Mahal worshippers come to pray at the west Mosque, which faces towards Mecca

Breathtaking view of the world-famous Taj Mahal
This stunning Mughal mausoleum was built by the Emperor Shah Jahan, as a memorial to his favourite wife Mumtaz Mha

View of Humayuns Tomb, which is situated near New Delhi
Located close to New Delhi the fine architecture of Humayuns Tomb has made this a World Heritage Site and is where you will find many tombs including the tomb of Emperor Humayun

View of the Chini Ka Rauza, which was built in the mid-17th century
The Chini Ka Rauza, situated close to the Taj Mahal, is where you will find the tomb of llama Afzal Khan Mullah Shukrullah of Shiraz, who was Shah Jahan's prime minister