Half-day tour of Sikandra


| May 15, 2020

About 10km from Agra lies Sikandra and the tomb of the greatest Mughal of them all, Akbar. A fusion of Muslim and Hindu architectural styles, some say this tomb, begun by Akbar himself and then completed by his son, is an example of the great ruler's idiosyncratic taste. The outstanding sandstone and marble mausoleum resembles a truncated pyramid, set on a marble platform in the midst of a 60-hectare garden. The huge courtyard is reached through a sublime gateway. Share:
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