Sikandra Fort Agra

Sikandra Fort is the place where the Tomb of the great Mughal Emperor stands. The Sikandra Fort is a beautifully engraved Tomb with intricate detailing. It is made of a special red-colored sand stone, which imparts a rich look to it. The Sikandra Fort is a vast edifice, significantly representing the Emperor's broad and enriched mind.

This is also known as the Mausoleum of Akbar. It is situated in a small town near Agra, which is called Sikandra. Akbar's Tomb is one of the excellent examples of the blend of both Hindu and Muslim Architectures.

The Sikandra Fort in Agra, Uttar pradesh stands in great grandeur amidst a lush green garden. The garden is surrounded on all sides with lofty walls. There stands a colossal gate on each side of the walls, which encloses the garden. The garden on which Sikandra Fort stands has four equal segments following the traditional 'Charbhag' plan.

Last Updated on : June 06, 2013