Feb 22, 2024, 07:05 PM IST

10 famous Mughal architectures in the world

Shweta Singh

Arguably the most famous Mughal architecture, the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Taj Mahal (Agra, India)

Constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan, the Red Fort served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors for nearly 200 years. It is an iconic symbol of Mughal grandeur.

Red Fort (Delhi, India)

Built in the 16th century, Humayun's Tomb is considered the precursor to the Taj Mahal and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Humayun's Tomb (Delhi, India)

Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Agra Fort served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors until 1638.

Agra Fort (Agra, India)

Founded by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century, Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal Empire for about a decade before being abandoned.

Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh, India)

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lahore Fort showcases Mughal architecture and served as a royal residence for many Mughal emperors.

Lahore Fort (Lahore, Pakistan)

This mausoleum was built for Emperor Jahangir and is known for its elaborate Mughal architecture and beautifully landscaped gardens.

Tomb of Jahangir (Lahore, Pakistan

Literally translating to "Palace of Mirrors," this stunning structure within the Lahore Fort is adorned with intricate mirror work and is a testament to Mughal craftsmanship.

Sheesh Mahal, Lahore Fort (Lahore, Pakistan)

Constructed during the reign of Emperor Aurangzeb, the Badshahi Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the world and a masterpiece of Mughal architecture.

Badshahi Mosque (Lahore, Pakistan)