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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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Naulakha Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Mughal architecture buildings
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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 Ravi River. Today, it is one of the 21 monuments situated within the Lahore Fort, with its western façade providing a panoramic view of the ancient city of Lahore. In 1981, as part of the larger Lahore Fort Complex, it became inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...more on Wikipedia

Samode Palace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Mughal architecture buildings
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Samode Palace

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 Mughal and Rajasthani art and architecture. They are now part of the Heritage group of hotels under the flagship name of “Samode” that are run by the hereditary owners of these structures. The Samode Palace is located 40 kilometres north of Jaipur city, the Samode Haveli is close to Jaipur and the Samode Bagh or Garden, 4 kilometres from the palace which is also run as a luxury hotel. Many ...more on Wikipedia

Sezincote House is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Mughal architecture buildings
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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 its red sandstone colour, typical in Mughal architecture, but features a copper-covered dome instead of the typical white marble. The fenestration is composed of a sequence of extra-large windows with an arch-shape at the top. The arch, however, is not a simple or typical design, but instead a shell-like fan that is evidence of the Mughal influence. The interior design is more typical European ...more on Wikipedia

Sheesh Mahal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Mughal architecture buildings
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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 for personal use by the imperial family and close aides. It is among the 21 monuments that were built by successive Mughal emperors inside Lahore Fort, and forms the jewel in the Fort’s crown. As part of the larger Lahore Fort Complex, it has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981. ...more on Wikipedia