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Itimad-ud-Daulah

Frequently alluded to as the Baby Taj Mahal, the tomb of Itimad-ud- daula is a Mughal catacomb and is regularly viewed as a duplicate of the Taj Mahal. This is the first tomb in India made altogether of marble. It is the tomb of Mir Gheyas Beg, who was a pastor in the court of Shah Jahan. Going to this tomb resembles making a stride back in time into Agra's history.

Itimad-ud- daula's Tomb denotes the move from the primary period of the Mughal engineering to the second. This was the main structure to make utilization of pietra dura and the first to be based on the banks of the Yamuna River. It fundamentally comprises of Indo-Islamic design, with the utilization of angled doorways and octagonal formed towers. On the off chance that you take an elevated of the landmark, it would seem that a gem enclose set a garden. This sublime catacomb, based on the banks of Yamuna, was to move the development of one of the miracles of the world Taj Mahal in the later years.

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Location:
Agra
Uttar Pradesh, India
Best time to visit Agra: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹10
Time people usually spend here:
1.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
27.1928921°N, 78.0304336°E
Distance from Agra city center to Itimad-ud-Daulah
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Thursday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Friday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Sunday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Read traveller's reviews about Itimad-ud-Daulah..

Overall Rating:4.2

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  '5' out of 5
"Wow..a must visit for anyone who is going for a sight seeing .Its is also known as Mini Taj ,as even Shah Jahan is also got inspired by this historical monument and got a thought to build Taj Mahal"
  '5' out of 5
"Really calm atmosphere in Agra city. Great monument, worth to be there. Other name - MINI TAJMAHAL!"
  '5' out of 5
"The itmad ud damula is like jannat"
  '4' out of 5
"Beautiful stones art ! So many patterns of stone walls impressed me. But you need to care about ticket counter. I was cheated my changes."
  '5' out of 5
"It is often called a Jewl Box..and its really true..its also thought as an inspiration behind making of Taj..a must visit"

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