Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani, Agra, India

Monument in Agra

Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani, Agra, India

The Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani is the funerary monument of Jodha Bai, the wife of the Mughal Emperor Akbar who was awarded the title of Mariam-uz-Zamani (Mary of the Age) after she gave birth to Jahangir. The mausoleum was constructed by her son Jahangir in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra.

Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani, Agra, India


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About the Tomb:
The tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani consists of three stories. The lowest one is the grave, cenotaph is in the center of the middle floor, which has forty chambers, and the top floor is the terrace with garden.

Location:
The tomb is located just 1 kilometer away from the Akbar’s Tomb, in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit the tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani is during the winter. The weather remains pleasant during this season. In summers, which starts in March and lasts till June, the heat is unbearable. Therefore it is advised to visit the tomb during the winter season.

Visiting Hours:
Sunrise to sunset (Daily).

Duration of Visit:
2 to 3 hours.

Entrance fee:

  • For Indians, Rs.15/-.
  • For SAARC & BIMSTEC Country Tourists, Rs.15/-
  • For foreigners, Rs.100/-.
  • Children below the age of 15 are allowed free entry.

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