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Chini Ka Rauza Mausoleum

Agra Village, Agra 282002, India
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made in the memory of Persian poet Afzal Khan Aalmi

The mausoleum is situated on the banks of river Yamuna.It was made in the memory of Persian poet... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
meena1981
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Bokaro Steel City, India
Not touristy so different and authentic

Not a popular tourist hotspot and you need a Tuk Tuk to Access that place as it’s on a tiny... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
marellemahy
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mausoleum is situated on the banks of river Yamuna.It was made in the memory of Persian poet Afzal Khan Aalmi.The mausoleum exhibits a perfect blending of Indo-Persian architecture. It is the first building which was constructed using glazed tiles.The different shades of the tiles...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Not a popular tourist hotspot and you need a Tuk Tuk to Access that place as it’s on a tiny isolated place. However it is worth seeing as it’s completely different to anything else you will see in Agra. The place consists of a tomb...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

A beautiful piece of architecture tucked away from the main road very close to Itmad-ud-daulah tomb in Agra, This is the tomb of Afzal Khan who was a poet In Jahangir's time and also Wazir in Shah Jehan's reign...this structure is unique as it does...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

It's one of important tombs in Agra but not much visited if you have spare time have a look on it and enjoy

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Though this place is lovely it is very underutilized as a tourist attraction. Most people ditch Chini ka Rauza on their trip to Agra but I would highly recommend it to artists looking for inspiration for future projects. Though very little is left of what...More

Thank 49JO_2014
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

The Chini - ka - Rauza is one of 4 important Mughal tombs/ gardens situated on the opposite bank of the Yamuna river to The Taj Mahal. Either park on the road & follow path or limited parking a little nearer. The mausoleum houses Allama...More

Thank keith h
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

It is commemoration building in Agra, houses the tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah, a scholar & poet who was the Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is famous for its glazed tiles work.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Like most monuments in Delhi an Agra Chini ka Rauza is also a mausoleum. On the banks of the Yamuna, not far from the Itimad-ud-Daula tomb, it houses the tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah a poet and the Prime Minister of Shah Jahan. This...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The easiest way to reach the Chini Ka Rauza is by tuk tuk (rickshaw in local language) from Agra. Visit might take as little as 15-20 minutes. The Chini Ka Rauza was constructed in 1639 as the last resting place of Afzal Khan Mullah of...More

Thank Pushkar D
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

This unpolished gem need to be restored. But you'll be amused to gaze the blue ink tiles tear down by time and lack of maintenance

Thank Aziz M
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