Top Five Mughal Dynasty Monuments in India

Mughals have ruled subcontinent and Afghanistan for prolonged period started from 1526 till 1857. Mughals were known for royal traditions, rich culture and feasts. They were interested in building monuments which were a manifestation of fine architecture. Each monument was different from the other in the use of stone, miniature art and overall patterns. Look for yourself in the top five Mughal dynasty Monuments of India.

  1. Grand Red Fort – Delhi

As the name indicates, Red Fort is named after the red sandstone used in its construction. It was built in 1648 by architect Ustad Ahmed Lahori. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was the man behind the construction of this huge and magnificent Fort. Today you can visit this historical monument and enjoy the light and sound show, organized for the visitors. The current Google rating for Red Fort is 4.4 stars.

Grand Red Fort

Grand Red Fort

Grand Red Fort

Grand Red Fort

Grand Red Fort

Grand Red Fort

  1. Elegent Humayun’s Tomb – Delhi

Humayun’s Tomb was built by Shah Jahan for his father Humayun after his death. The construction started in 1565 and ended in 1572. It is known to be one of the most elegantly built Mughal monuments. It is a popular tourist spot of India. Humayun’s Tomb has recently renovated and restored to save it from damage. The current Google rating for Humayun’s Tomb is 4.4 stars.

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb

  1. World’s largest brick Minaret Qutb Minar – Delhi

Qutb Minar was built by emperor Qutub-ud-Din Aibak and later on by his son-in-law Iltutmish. Qutb Minar is known to be the largest brick minaret. The height of Qutb Minar is 74 meters. The current Google rating for Qutb Minar is 4.4 stars. Most of the people find it interesting. In peak season it can be crowded with tourists and visitors.

Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar

  1. Majestic Agra Fort – Agra

Agra Fort is said to be a “walled city”. It is magnificent and well built, on an area of 380,000 m2 (94-acre). It was rebuilt by Mughal Emperor Akbar. He hired a labor of 4000, who worked for eight years to build this huge Fort. The current Google rating for Agra Fort is 4.4 stars. Most of tourists review it to be a great historical site which is well maintained.

Agra Fort

Agra Fort

Agra Fort

Agra Fort

Agra Fort

Agra Fort

  1. Memorable Taj Mahal – Agra

Taj Mahal is the most appreciated and popular Mughal monument, not only in India but in the whole world. It is known to be the sign of true love of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz. It was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal after her death. The construction of Taj Mahal completed in 1653. It is located near Agra Fort. The current Google rating for Taj Mahal is 4.6 stars. Taj Mahal is also known to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

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