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Shah Burj

Near Diwan - E - Khas, Agra 282003, India
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Last days of Shah Jahan

This is nice building where Shah Jahan spent his last days as his own son kept him in Jail. This... read more

Reviewed yesterday
beautiful building of Agra fort.

This is one of the finest building in agra fort with white marble.The entire building was decorated... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Agra, India
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Near Diwan - E - Khas, Agra 282003, India
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Reviewed yesterday

This is nice building where Shah Jahan spent his last days as his own son kept him in Jail. This provides direct view of Taj.

Thank MukeshDave
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the finest building in agra fort with white marble.The entire building was decorated with inlay work.The name of the building is musuman burz .This was the building where shahjahan was kept in house arrest.

Thank chitwan7874
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is also a part of agra fort. you can have a nice view of taj. Nothing special to do here. You can have some nice click.

Thank Prince1627
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the same part for Agra fort, where Emperor Shahajahan was confined by his son Aurangzeb for long 8 year. But he was under the care of his daughter Jahanara took care of him until he died . from here he used to watch...More

Thank dinesh K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Also known as the Musamman Burj, the Shah Burj is an elaborate octagonal tower located near the Diwan-e-Khas. It was commissioned by Shah Jahan for his cherished wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Before was built, in its place stood a small marble palace built by Akbar. This...More

Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This burj also known as Musamman Burj. It's octagonal tower from standing over here you have view of taj mahal. Nice place to visit in agra fort.

Thank kvs05
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Shah burj is the also a one major tourist destination of agra..place is mughal era creation and got spectacular view of surround from here

Thank Im O
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This place is also inside the Agra fort itself .Just akin to this is the royal chair of the erstwhile emperor, where he used to sit with his kin men, Diwan-e-khas!

Thank KCTheTraveller
Reviewed 26 April 2017

i cannot begin to explain how beautiful the view from most of the spots here are. the yamuna river and the taj can be spotted from here. though you have to be ready to walk around here because it is a long walk around to...More

Thank Anish S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It is a very good place to see. it is on the hill so ready to walk around 4 to 5 km or use your own vehicle. from the Top sunset look nice .

Thank jitendra g
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