7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Make your way to the Mariam Tomb Sikandra
Same as starting point
A tour of Agra is not complete without a visit to the beautiful Tomb of Mariam-Uz-Zamani - the mausoleum of Queen of King Akbar, Mariam Begum. This tomb was built by Jehangir, son of Mariam and is a striking structure of Mughal dynasty which is definitely worth a visit while in Agra. The structure was originally an open baradari (pleasure pavilion) under Sikander Lodi, who built it in 1495 AD. It was adopted by the Mughals in 1623 AD and was converted into a tomb by making a crypt below the central compartment and remodeling it substantially.
Today, the mausoleum holds three tombstones. Apart from the actual grave of Mariam, there is a cenotaph on the ground floor and another on the terrace. The actual grave of the queen is located in an underground mortuary chamber, which is closed to public.
As you walk around the complex, observe that the tomb is decorated with façade of sandstones filled with floral designs. The chevron pattern with wine vases, geometric patterns and other common Islamic designs are found in this tomb. The columns are carved and have hexagonal bases. You can find carved friezes below the chajja. Underneath the tomb, you can find white marbles.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.
So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early
You shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument
Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed
This monument is a Non Smoking zone
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