10 Lesser-Known Monuments by Mughals

It was built by Aurangzeb in the memory of his wife Dilras Banu Begum. It has strong resemblance with the Taj Mahal and is also known as Taj of the Deccan

Bibi Ka Maqbara

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It is also known as Bhool Bhulaiya, located in Mehrauli, Delhi. Built by Akbar in 1562 to honor his foster brother, Adham Khan, and his foster mother, Maham Anga

Adham Khan Tomb

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The palace is the last monumental structure built by the Mughals. It was originally built in 1820 by Akbar Shah II and expanded during the reign of Bahadur Shah Zafar

Zafar Mahal

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Also known as Rajputana Museum, is located in Ajmer. The fort was built by Akbar in 1570 and was used as a resting place when he visited Garib Nawaz Dargah

Akbari Fort and Museum

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Mausoleum of the Nawab Safdarjung built in 1754, who was the viceroy of Awadh under the Mughal Emperor, Mohammed Shah. It is a popular historical place in Delhi 

Safdarjung Tomb

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The fort was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1583 and is located on the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna Rivers in Prayagraj. It a famous tourist place in Prayagraj 

Allahabad Fort

The mausoleum was built by Mirza Aziz Koka, foster brother of Emperor Akbar, located in the Nizamuddin Dargah complex and is an early example of Mughal architecture

Atgah Khan's Tomb

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It is a lesser-known historic places in Delhi located in the Mehrauli Archaeological Park built by Shaikh Fazl al-Allah, also known as Jalal Khan Jalali or Jamali

Jamali Kamali Mosque

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It is a marble mausoleum built by Empress Nur Jahan in memory of her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg and is often called Baby Taj due to its resemblance to the Taj Mahal

Itimad-Ud-Daulah Tomb

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The mosque is said to be a replica of Jama Masjid, Delhi and was built by Zeenat-un-Nissa Begum, daughter of Emperor Aurangzeb. It is also known as Ghata Masjid


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