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Chini Ka Rauza Mausoleum

Agra Village, Agra 282002, India
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Unique mausoleum currently being restored

The Chini ka Rauza is at the end of a lovely shaded lane. Unfortunately lots of the ceramic tiles... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2015
KarindV
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York, United Kingdom
Run down, but worth the effort

Slightly lesser known mausoleum fairly near the 'mini mahal', it took me a while to find this, but... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2015
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

The Chini ka Rauza is at the end of a lovely shaded lane. Unfortunately lots of the ceramic tiles have been lost over time but it is still possible to discern what this tomb looked like originally. There is lovely tile work along one facade...More

Thank KarindV
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Slightly lesser known mausoleum fairly near the 'mini mahal', it took me a while to find this, but it's worth the effort. It's not in great shape, but the fading decor of the outside is unusual and worth seeing, as is the stunning domed ceiling...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The tomb of Afzal Khan, a Persian poet who was also a minister in the court of Shah Jahan. Brown, rectangular building, the inside of the tomb decorated with now fading paintwork and inscriptions form the Quran. The tomb is adorned with different colors, blue,...More

Thank GrainVodka
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This is a monument built by Shah Jahan to commemorate offerings to one of his prime ministers. The man was known as a great scholar and this monument is built along the banks of Yamuna river. Now a days , this monument is not at...More

Thank aviray
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Chini Ka Rauza is located about a km away from the Tomb of Itimad ud Daula. It is not well known and one can have the place entirely to oneself. The tiled work although damaged still offers clues to the original splendour of the monument...More

Thank PrakashIyer2013
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

Even as a free site, it isn't worth visiting. Ruined mausoleum with too many kids begging for rupees or chocolate. The most interesting part of our visit was the heard of water buffalo on the river bank.

2  Thank canadianveggie
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Chini ka Rauza is a funerary monument, rauza in Agra, India, containing the tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah, a scholar and poet who was the Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It has very nice view in the back, and a cow...More

3  Thank GNjoo
Reviewed 24 November 2014

DO NOT VISIT THIS PLACE. It is a complete wastage of time. The most ill maintained place. It must have been one of the frequently visited places before but not anymore. It is a very shady place. mostly empty no tourists. Children play cricket. men...More

3  Thank kanchan0819
Reviewed 1 February 2014

One can get an idea of what this may have been, but there is very little of the tiling left and as the technique has been lost, little hope for recovery.

Thank Ximena P
Reviewed 26 January 2014

This Persian-style tomb from the 17th century is both lovely and rather sad. It is true that most of the tiling has been lost but there is enough remaining on the eastern and western sides to give some sense of how wonderful this tomb must...More

1  Thank Raymond W
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