• Itimad-ud-Daulah's Tomb

    Place To Visit Agra

    Itimad-ud-Daulah's Tomb


    Place To Visit


    Agra

    Itimad-ud-Daulah's Tomb

    Visit a stunning Mughal mausoleum that is frequently called the "Baby Taj Mahal." Observe the cenotaphs and walls that bear sacred Quranic inscriptions in Persian. Explore the first marble-only tomb in India and be mesmerised.



    Why to visit this place

    The Itimad-Ud-Daulah Tomb is situated in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, on the Yamuna River's eastern bank. It sometimes known as the "Baby Taj Mahal," which is one of Agra's most well-known attractions. The tomb, a Mughal mausoleum, resembles the well-known Taj Mahal. The fact that this is India's first all-marble mausoleum is an intriguing feature about the structure.

    The tomb was started by Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mir Gheyas Beg, afterwards known as Itimad-ud-daulah, who had served as a minister in the court of Shah Jahan.

    Architecture of Itimad Ud Daulah:

    • The Tomb of Itimad Ud Daulah is one of the best examples of a style of mausoleum construction known as a Tomb in a Garden, which is thought to be one of the major influences on the Taj Mahal's design.
    • The tomb, which is a magnificent illustration of Islamic architecture, is distinguished by arched entrances, towers or minarets, the use of delicately carved floral designs, and complex marble-screen work and inlay work.
    • The way the mausoleum is built makes it look like a jewel box in the middle of a garden.

    Entrance fee at Itimad Ud Daulah:

    Both domestic and foreign visitors to the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah have pay a different entrance price. The entrance price is 20 INR for domestic visitors while it is 210 INR for foreign visitors.

    More About Itimad-ud-Daulah's Tomb

    What hotels are near Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah?

    Hotels near Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah: (0.68 km) Hotel Alleviate (2.83 km) Holiday Inn Agra Mg Road, an IHG Hotel (2.81 km) The PL Palace

    What restaurants are near Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah?

    Restaurants near Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah: (0.54 km) Desi Cafe Agra (2.79 km) Cafe' G (3.01 km) Tea'se Me

    What attractions are near Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah?

    You can head off to explore other locations around after visiting the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, one of UP's most beautiful monuments. Here are a few examples. Taj Mahal, Chini Ka Rauza, and Agra Fort

    Hown to reach the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah?

    The tomb is located 7.1 kilometres from the center of Agra. You can get there without difficulty with the use of public and private transportation. The tomb is located 4.3 kilometres from the Agra Local Bus Stand, the closest bus stop. The tomb is located 8 kilometres from Agra Cantonment Railway Stop, the closest railroad station.

    When is the best time to visit the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah?

    In the Uttar Pradesh city of Agra, you may find Itimad-ud-Tomb. Daulah's There is a risk of summertime heat waves. To visit it during this time, though, you must not be intimidated by the heat. The best prospects for sightseeing and exploring are provided by the cold, pleasant weather of the winter. Agra attracts a lot of visitors during this time.




    Special Tip:

    It is recommended that you visit the monument during the sunrise, when it appears even more majestic as it basks in the sunset sun. At the entrance to the monument, visitors must present a photo ID in its original form. Also, the entry fee is not refundable. Any item breakage or damage will be invoiced at actual cost.




    Location

    Open Time : 08:30 am to 06:00 pm

    Entry : free

    Address : Itmad-ud-Daula, Moti Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

    Phone : 0562 228 0030

    By Mehrosh Shamim

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