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Chini Ka Rauza Mausoleum

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Agra Village, Agra 282002, India
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Less well maintained and quieter but still with beauty and great history

The Chini Ka Rauza was constructed in 1639 as the last resting place of Mulla Shukrullah Shirazi... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Geobar01
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Manchester, United Kingdom
A little visited gem

This is the tomb of Shah Jehan's prime minister, a little way up the road from Itmad-ul-Daula's... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
Sara T
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

The Chini Ka Rauza was constructed in 1639 as the last resting place of Mulla Shukrullah Shirazi (Allama Afzal Khan Mullah of Shiraz) a poet and prime minister in the reign of Shah Jahan, the emperor best known for having the Taj Mahal built to...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is the tomb of Shah Jehan's prime minister, a little way up the road from Itmad-ul-Daula's tomb. It is just off the main road on the left in the middle of a market garden. It is not well signposted but there is a small...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

This building has fallen into disrepair. No tourists there and a few sketchy looking locals - didn't feel overly safe there.

Thank deathbyblackcat
Reviewed 13 January 2016

When I reached over there then I found locals were playing cards over there. I felt very insecure.Building is not kept very well

Thank Sandeep-Agraguide
Reviewed 25 December 2015

It is also called "Chinese tomb". Though probably more correct to call it "Persian". In connection with the outside finish work by Afzal Khan, a scholar and poet from Shiraz. Until now partially preserved glazed blue tiles with exquisite calligraphic inscriptions, resembling the architecture of...More

Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Its just another structure with very little historic value to it. My driver said that it was after 5 years that he drove someone there. Its so scarcely visited.

Thank Yash2014
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The Chini ka Rauza is at the end of a lovely shaded lane. Unfortunately lots of the ceramic tiles have been lost over time but it is still possible to discern what this tomb looked like originally. There is lovely tile work along one facade...More

Thank KarindV
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Slightly lesser known mausoleum fairly near the 'mini mahal', it took me a while to find this, but it's worth the effort. It's not in great shape, but the fading decor of the outside is unusual and worth seeing, as is the stunning domed ceiling...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The tomb of Afzal Khan, a Persian poet who was also a minister in the court of Shah Jahan. Brown, rectangular building, the inside of the tomb decorated with now fading paintwork and inscriptions form the Quran. The tomb is adorned with different colors, blue,...More

Thank GrainVodka
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This is a monument built by Shah Jahan to commemorate offerings to one of his prime ministers. The man was known as a great scholar and this monument is built along the banks of Yamuna river. Now a days , this monument is not at...More

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