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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?"
Badshahi Mosque is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mughal architecture buildings
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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 landmark and a major tourist attraction. It is located in Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan. In 1993, the Government of Pakistan recommended the inclusion of the Badshahi Mosque as a World Heritage Site in UNESCO's World Heritage List, where it has been included in Pakistan's Tentative List for possible nomination to the World Heritage List by UNESCO. ...more on Wikipedia

Hawa Mahal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mughal architecture buildings
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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 the zenana, or women's chambers. ...more on Wikipedia

Jag Mandir is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mughal architecture buildings
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Jag Mandir

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 started in 1551 by Maharana Amar Singh, continued by Maharana Karan Singh and finally completed by Maharana Jagat Singh I. It is named as "Jagat Mandir" in honour of the last named Maharana Jagat Singh. The royal family used the palace as a summer resort and pleasure palace for holding parties. The palace served as a refuge to asylum seekers on two separate occasions. ...more on Wikipedia

Khooni Darwaza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mughal architecture buildings
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Khooni Darwaza

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 on Wikipedia