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“A photo stop” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tomb of Akbar the Great

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Independent Day Tour of Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort from Delhi with...
Ranked #31 of 643 things to do in Uttar Pradesh
Certificate of Excellence
Chennai, India
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A photo stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2011

I would not say there is much in this place except Akbar's tomb, if time is running out for you, no harm making a miss on this one. A fairly dull and quiet place this one but no harm for a quick stop if you have an hour to walk around and take some pictures

Visited August 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“On the way visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2011

I would not say this was a happening place. Nothing much out there except Akbar's tomb. A fairly dull and quiet place, if time is running out you can miss it. Since it is around the vicinity and if you have an hour no harm a stop after all.

Visited August 2011
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fascinating way to start”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2011

We went out here as our first site on a half-day driving tour of Agra. The inside of the tomb is really beautiful, one of the better ones we saw on our trip to India. There weren't many people there so we could wander the grounds without being hasseled. Like with all of the sites we saw, it's best to go with your own guide book as there isn't much information at the site itself. It took us about 30 minutes to get here from our B&B and it was definitely worth it.

Visited October 2011
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Scotland
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2011

Really interesting place to visit and only 10 kms from Agra. Akbar actually began the construction of this tomb himself blending Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Christian motifs and styles - it was completed by his son Jahangir in 1613AD.

Visited September 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“The roof looks interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2011

Yet another tomb, but well worth a visit. Expansive grounds which are well maintained and has wildlife - a black buck was quite happy for me to stroke it. Carved and inlaid stone and marble everywhere, though the best of it appears to be on the roof and visitors can't get up there. Don't pay more than 10 rupees to the women who demand to demonstrate the acustic effects caused by the architectural design.

Visited September 2011
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