Akbar's Tomb
Akbar's Tomb
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selyoink
Washington261 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Akbar's mausoleum is stunning as are the ceremonial entry gate. I went here immediately after the Taj Mahal and aside from a few Indians hanging out in the gardens there was no one else visiting. Definitely worth visiting.
Written 5 March 2024
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Vaani K
Colombo, Sri Lanka19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
although it is not as famous as the Taj mahal, do make a trip if you can. I recommend going here early morning, as they open by 6am. best part? its not crowded!. you can walk in the garden and visit the tomb. It was a divine and serene experience, paying homage to one of the greatest emperors to rule hindustan. Akbar was ahead of his time, and a king of the people- who introduced laws to treat people of all faiths equally. some of the practices established by Akbar is still practiced.

i would suggest doing the detour (approx 10km from agra) before going to Fatehpur Sikri. book a cab. it cost me INR 3000 for a very comfortable sedan car with R.K. cabs (highly recommend). i started at 6am, went to Akbar's tomb, spent about an hour here, then headed to Fathehpur Sikri, back to Agra to watch the Taj at sunset on the other side of yamuna. the cab was with me trhoughout.
Written 20 February 2024
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MD Kaiser Hossain
Dhaka City, Bangladesh11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
A beautifully preserves architecture, Elegant and majestic, built in 1605-1613. Visited there while travelling Uttar Pradesh.
Written 30 July 2023
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Rakhi C
Kolkata (Calcutta), India100 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Akbar's tomb in Sikandra is a beautiful monument. Elegant and majestic, a perfect match for the greatest of Mughal emperors, Akbar. You can actually visit the tomb where sound reverberates for almost a minute. The environment inside is calm and peaceful. The architecture is magnificent and the inlay work is mesmerizing.
Written 5 February 2023
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Brun066
Florence, Italy12,803 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Even for a traveler who has already seen the Agra wonders, the visit to this tomb preserves a special interest, artistic and historical together.
Artistic interest, because in any case the architectural and decorative solutions of this monument appear something different from those that the traveler has already seen or will see in Agra and its surroundings. When I was in Sikandra, I had already visited the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri in the previous days, but I had not seen anything like the "Sancta Sanctorum" of Akbar's burial chamber, secluded and disturbing as a tomb of ancient Egypt.
Even the carvings in stone, both on the external and internal walls, and on the ceilings, are of uncommon beauty. And above all, the overall architectural volumetry of the tomb of other buildings and of garedens deserves attention, because it features all the magnificence of the great Mughal architecture.
From a historical point of view, this is the tomb of the greatest among the Mughal emperors, who decidedly expanded and consolidated the dynasty domains in India, reorganized the state, carried out a policy of wide inclusion towards non-Muslims (the majority of his subjects).
This place has therefore also a great symbolic value.
Written 3 December 2019
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dinesh kuntal
Mathura, India48 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
in last week I visit Akbar tomb in Sikandra Agra he is so beautiful in this Akbar Toms many types of spaces are left in this Akbar tomb chingaara monkeys and many types of parrots are left this is so beautiful place I enjoy lots of fun
Written 24 March 2019
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S. Singh
India5,621 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Family
Akbar Tomb in Sikandra

An elaborate Mughal structure, the Tomb of Akbar in Sikandra near Agra.

Tickets – Applicable for Children, Adults , Foreigner , SARRC Foreigner
Camera – Tickets Applicable

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The Tomb, Akbar’s tomb is the resting place of Akbar, Mughal Emperor, The complex consists of the mausoleum and the giant gateway , With an huge arc-way and four marble minarets, the gateway is grand and impressive. The main tomb is crafted out of red sandstone and marble, beautifully carved and designed.

The tomb has four gates and the south gate is the largest one with minarets on top like the ones in Taj Mahal. A wall covers the tomb. The building is a four-leveled pyramid with marble pavilion. The false tomb is found in the ground floor while the real tomb is located in the basement

If you get Fine and proper Guide Then you have know lot`s of historical and intresting fact about this place

Around it is a well-maintained garden where you would also find many monkeys, peacocks dancing around and even deers!

Towards the south east side of the Akbar’s Tomb is the Sheesh Mahal or the Palace of Mirrors. It was built by Jahangir for his wife Noor Jahan
Written 1 March 2019
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Sandeep M
Noida, India55 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Family
This is the place where Akbar was buried along with his first wife.
After vising this you can understand that many tajmahal architect was copied from this place.
In all the outside open rooms, if you clap standing in the middle of the room then you can only hear the vibration others cannot. This is a interesting feature.
Take a guide who can explain it better.
This is a must visit site if you are in Agra. From Agra this is 40km away.
Written 30 December 2018
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Jason
Southampton, UK70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018
Akbar's tomb is one of the jewels of architecture in Agra that you really should try to visit. Akbar himself was the most famous and enlightened of the Mughal Emperors (the builder of Fatepur Sikri and many other monuments). The tomb itself inside the grand mausoleum is very simple and atmospheric, while the gardens within the walls of the tomb are very well kept and are filled with antelope and peacocks. The calligraphy around the main entrance is unusual in that it has been signed by it's creator.
Written 18 October 2018
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pandeyr782
Varanasi, India8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Couples
Situated at sikandra near Agra on mathura road....the tomb itself surrounded by a walle enclosure 105 m square...
....nice place to visit ...plz...go nd enjoy...there..
Written 30 June 2018
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