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Famous Mughal architecture buildings

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List of famous buildings in the Mughal architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Mughal architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Mughal architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Mughal architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. Taj Mahal and Badshahi Mosque are included on this list.

This list is a great source for answering the questions, "What are the most famous Mughal architecture buildings?" and "What do Mughal architecture buildings look like?"


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    The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and completed in 1673, is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world. Epitomising the beauty, passion and grandeur of the Mughal era, it is Lahore's most famous ...more

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    Hawa Mahal
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    Hawa Mahal, is a palace in Jaipur, India, so named because it was essentially a high screen wall built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivities while unseen from the outside. Constructed of red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, and extends to ...more

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    Jag Mandir

    Jag Mandir
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    Jag Mandir is a palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola. It is also called the "Lake Garden Palace". The palace is located in Udaipur city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Its construction is credited to three Maharanas of the Sisodia Rajputs of Mewar kingdom. The construction of the palace was ...more

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    Khooni Darwaza

    Khooni Darwaza
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    Khooni Darwaza, also referred to as Lal Darwaza, is located near Delhi Gate, on the Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg in Delhi, India. It is one of the 13 surviving gates in Delhi. It was just south of the fortified Old Delhi constructed by Sher Shah Suri.more

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    Naulakha Pavilion

    The Naulakha Pavilion is a prominent white marble personal chamber with a curvilinear roof, located beside the Sheesh Mahal courtyard, in the northern section of the Lahore Fort in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The structure was originally inlaid with precious and semi-precious stones and overlooked the ...more

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    Samode Palace

    Samode Palace
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    Samode Palace, Samode Haveli and Samode Bagh are heritage monuments and structures built by the noble feudatory with the hereditary title of 'Maha Rawal' or 'Maha Saheb’ of the Amber and Jaipur principality in Rajasthan, India. All three have rich history of several hundred years and display a fusion of ...more

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    Sezincote House

    Sezincote is country estate in Gloucestershire, England. The house was designed by Samuel Pepys Cockerell, built in 1805, and is a notable example of Neo-Mughal architecture, a 19th-century reinterpretation of 16th and 17th-century Mughal architecture from the Mughal Empire. Sezincote is dominated by ...more

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    The Sheesh Mahal is located within the Shah Burj block in northern-western corner of Lahore Fort. It was constructed under the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1631-32. The ornate white marble pavilion is inlaid with pietra dura and complex mirror-work of the finest quality. The hall was reserved ...more

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    Sheikh Zayed Mosque
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    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates and is considered to be the key for worship in the country. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was initiated by the late president of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who ...more

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    Taj Mahal
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    The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal stands on the southern bank of the Yamuna River. The mausoleum is widely recognized as "the jewel of ...more

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    Tomb of Salim Chishti

    Tomb of Salim Chishti
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    The Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti is famed as one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India, built during the years 1580 and 1581, along with the imperial complex at Situated near Zenana Rauza and facing south towards Buland Darwaza, within the quadrangle of the Jama Masjid which measures ...more

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