Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Agra
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
When in Agra, pay a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, an intricately decorated mausoleum, often nicknamed “Baby Taj” in comparison to its grandiose neighbor. The tomb was built in 1628 and is believed to have been the inspiration for the iconic Taj Mahal. Less crowded than its counterpart, the mausoleum boasts more delicate decorations, made with precious topaz, lapis lazuli, and onyx, as well as lace-like, intricate carvings in its marble walls. Put Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah into our Agra tourist route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Agra.
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Is is the tomb of Itmad ud Daulah , the title conferred on Mirza Ghiyas Beg, the father of Noor Jehan. The tomb was built by Noor Jehan . Though it is not as magnificient as the Taj , it has its own u... read more »
My guide book called this 'The Baby Taj'. It really was. It's smaller and quieter but just as beautiful.
Great place to visit.. Situated near Yamuna river at the opposite side of Taj Mahal.. Great views under sunset
The itmad ud damula is like jannat
Beautiful stones art ! So many patterns of stone walls impressed me. But you need to care about ticket counter. I was cheated my changes.
It is often called a Jewl Box..and its really true..its also thought as an inspiration behind making of Taj..a must visit
This tomb was actually an inspiration for Shahjahan to construct Taj Mahal. Precious and semi-precious stone are beautifully displayed!!
Carved marble filled by row-coloured glass... awesome... must visit after Taj.
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