Jun 18, 2024, 04:56 PM IST

Final resting places of Mughal kings

Mahipal Chouhan

Babur: The founder of the Mughal Empire, Babur, is buried in Bagh-e Babur, located in Kabul, Afghanistan. He initially selected a site for his tomb in Agra, India, but his wish to be buried in his homeland was honored later.

Humayun: The tomb of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, is situated in Delhi, India. It is known for its splendid Mughal architecture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Akbar: Akbar's tomb is also located in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra, India. The tomb showcases a blend of Persian, Hindu, and Islamic architectural styles.

Jahangir: Jahangir's tomb is situated in Shahdara Bagh, Lahore, Pakistan. It reflects the rich Mughal architectural style.

Shah Jahan: The iconic Taj Mahal in Agra, India, serves as the final resting place for Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is renowned worldwide for its exquisite beauty and stands as a symbol of eternal love.

Aurangzeb: Aurangzeb, the last great Mughal emperor, is buried in Khuldabad, Maharashtra, India. His tomb is a modest structure compared to those of his predecessors.

These tombs and mausoleums not only serve as the final resting places of the Mughal emperors but also stand as architectural marvels, attracting visitors from around the world.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports