Jahangir Mahal, Agra

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Built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century, Jahangir Mahal remains one of the most prominent landmarks situated in the Agra fort. Admire the stately red sandstone facade of the palace, once the residence of women from the royal family, including Empress Nur Jahan. Architecture buffs will appreciate the building's fine floral carvings and intricate geometric reliefs. View the Hauz-i-Jahangiri bowl, carved out of a single piece of stone and situated in front of the entrance, which was used as a vessel for aromatic rose water. Make Jahangir Mahal a centerpiece of your Agra vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Agra online day trip planner .
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  • The best example of Indian mongol architecture made by red stone and it is amazing how they solve hot weather with architecture but there is too many beginning kids and people so it’s better to bring ...  more »
  • Its a palace inside that Agra fort. Spend a few minutes here, by all means. The differing styles of architecture of Jahangir and Shah Jahan are clearly visible here. Jahangir preferred red stone, whil...  more »
  • Jahangir's Hauz is a bath basin in front of the Jahangiri Mahal.It is a circular basin carved out of a single block of granite.The hauz is 1.22 m. deep, 2.4 m. in diameter and 7.62 m. in circumference...  more »
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