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The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (reigned from 1628 to 1658) to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal; it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. The tomb is the centrepiece of [...]

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Akbar's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal emperor Akbar This tomb is an important Mughal architecturalmasterpiece. It was built in 1605–1613 by his son Jahangir and is situated in 119 acres of grounds in Sikandra, a sub of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Akbar planned the tomb and selected a suitable site for it. After his death, Akbar's son Jahangircompleted the construction in [...]

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