Akbars Tomb (India) Reviews
Description:City: Agra / Country: India / Region: Asia
Newest Review: ... to the garden tomb to the south side of the Mausoleum. It is square in shape and has four white marble minarets on the top, one in each corner. There were four of these massive gateways on each side of the gardens but today the only entrance used is that through the south one. The building looks quite impressive and is made of Red Sandstone and marble with intricate inlaid designs in ... more
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by - written on 15/04/10, updated on 18/10/11 (Very useful, 200 readings)
Sikandra. Sikandra is just outside Agra in Utter Pradesh and is the resting place of the Emperor Akbar. Akbar was one of the most successful of the Mogul emperors to have ruled India and was quite cultured in his tastes enjoying beautiful art and all things of beauty. He was interested in philosophy, literature and was a great debater. He was born in 1542 his father being the Emperor Humayun and when his father died he became Emperor at the young age of 13. Akbar had a very successful reign and controlled most of Northern India. He was a good leader fair but firm. He died in 1605 and is buried in a massive garden mausoleum in the suburbs just over ... Read the complete review
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