Agra Fort – World Cultural Heritage in India

Near the gardens of the Taj Mahal is an important 16th-century Mughal monument known as the Red Fort of Agra. This majestic red sandstone fortress encloses, within 2.5 kilometers of enclosing walls, the royal city of the Mughal rulers. It includes many fairy palaces, such as Jahangir Palace and Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience rooms, such as Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful mosques.

Accreditation year: 1983
Criteria: (iii)
Uttar Pradesh, Agra . District

Map of Agra . Fortress

Video of Agra . Fort

See also: UNESCO World Cultural/Natural Heritage Sites

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