Feb 18, 2011

Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb - Agra 1900's

Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra. The tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula is considered as a draft of the Tāj Mahal.

This tomb, built between 1622 and 1628 by Nūr Jahān, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirzā Ghiyās Beg, who had been given the title of I'timād-ud-Daulah (pillar of the state). Mirzā Ghiyās Beg was also the grandfather of Mumtāz Mahāl, the wife of the emperor Shāh Jahān.

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