Mughal Empire: Lasting Culture and Buildings

A white marble mausoleum in Agra, India, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Taj Mahal 

Red Fort 

A massive fort complex in Delhi, India, symbolizing Mughal power and hosting the emperor's main residence. 

Humayun's Tomb 

A precursor to the Taj Mahal, this tomb in Delhi blends Persian architecture with local Indian traditions. 

A city near Agra, built by Emperor Akbar, known for its architectural synthesis of various cultural traditions.

Fatehpur Sikri

Agra Fort 

A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra, India, showcasing the grandeur of Mughal architecture and fortifications. 

Jama Masjid 

One of the largest mosques in India, located in Delhi, built by Shah Jahan, reflecting classic Mughal architectural style. 

Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra 

A blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural elements, this is the resting place of Emperor Akbar near Agra. 

Lahore Fort 

A historic fort in Lahore, Pakistan, displaying a rich mixture of Mughal and British architectural influences. 

Gardens reflecting Persian influences, found in various Mughal structures, emphasizing harmony with nature. 

Mughal Gardens