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Itimad-ud-Daulah in Agra

Itmad-ud-daulah has a special place in the chronicles of both history as well as architecture. This is precisely because Itmad ud Daula is the very first tomb in India that is entirely made out of Marble. This is actually a mausoleum that overlooks the River Yamuna and is a tomb of Mir Ghiyas Beg, a minister in the court of Shah Jahan.
This monument is much older than Taj, has amazing detail, and isn't a very busy place. You can spend time, just taking in all the detail and the grounds. Make sure to take your shoes off before entering the tomb.

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Uttar Pradesh, India
Best time to visit Agra: 
Time Needed:
1.5 hours
78.0304336°N, 27.1928921°E
Distance from Agra to Itimad-ud-Daulah
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Opening 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

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Overall Rating:4.2

  '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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