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Agra Fort
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Agra Fort

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Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: India
Description:
Near the gardens of the Taj Mahal stands the important 16th-century Mughal monument known as the Red Fort of Agra. This powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses, within its 2.5-km-long enclosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas; and two very beautiful mosques.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Agra Fort", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.