Tomb of Akbar the Great, Agra
About Tomb of Akbar the Great
Akbar's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal emperor Akbar. This tomb is an important Mughal architectural masterpiece. It was built in 1605–1613 by his son Jahangir and is situated in 119 acres of grounds in Sikandra, a sub of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Akbar's Tomb, also known as Sikandara, was the last resting place of Akbar. Although the construction was started by Akbar, it was completed by his son Jehangir. There are four red-sandstone gates standing tall featuring the tomb, having intricate details of patterns and inscriptions. Surrounded by lush green garden flourishing with beautiful shrubs and flowers, Akbar's Tomb is a must-visit attraction in Agra.
Opulent 17th-century Mughal mausoleum dedicated to Mughal Emperor Akbar built from marble & red sandstone with landscaped gardens.