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Fort Agra (English: Agra Fort, Hindi: आगरा का किला, Urdu: Template: Nastaliq) is an important monument and World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Agra Fort located in Agra Fort, Rakabganj, Agra Uttar Pradesh 282003 India. The Taj Mahal is about 2.5 km away from the other major monuments nearby. The Agra Fort is a small town surrounded by huge fortifications, Agra Fort. Red sandstone on the banks of the river. Akbar was built in 1565 and has been added until the next generation. Saar Jahan Modified from military fortifications. A palace The walls are 20 meters high and 2.5 kilometers long. Inside, there are many buildings and a small town in Agra. In the fort you will see. The royal palace, which was used as a royal residence and Tutu The famous Tha Phra Phra Dhammakaya shrine was built here today in Tehran. Iran And the octagonal tower. The place of detention of Saar Jahan for 7 years. Seeing the Taj Mahal in the same vein as Shah Jahan saw the last of his life.
A Brief History
Originally Agra Fort was only a brick fort. The son of Sikarwar, the first evidence found back in the year. 1080. From the occupation of the army of the Ghaznavide (Ghaznavide), Sultan of Delhi, the first “Sikandar Lodi” has moved and imprisoned in this fortress instead of the city. What And like Agra as the second capital. He died in the year. 1517, with Ibrahim Lodi as his successor. He remained at the fort for nine years until his death in the Battle of Panipat during his reign. The palace was built within several fortresses. Including wells. And mosque Lord Hemingway Vikram Which hit Agra in the year. 1553 and again in the year. 1556. Later, the army of Emperor Akbar
After the battle of the year in. 1526 The Mughal army occupied Agra Fort and occupied a fortune. Including the largest diamond in the world. Which is known as. Koh-i-Noor (Koh-i-Noor) Residing in Ibrahim Palace And stepped into the pond, or called “Baoli” (Baoli). Later Emperor Hui Yan The coronation ceremony in the fort in this year. 1530 and later defeated Sher Shah Suri. In 1540, the Agra Fort became Sher Shah Suri. 1555, when Emperor Hui-Yun returned to the fort to restore the fort. It was later defeated by the king’s army, the name of Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, which overcame the emperor Hui-Yun’s army. Under the leadership of Iskandar Khan Uzbek and successfully seized Agra. This led to the victory over Delhi to the Mughal Empire. Finally, God Hem Moon Vikram Defeated the army of Emperor Akbar in the second battle of the year. 1556 Then appointed Delhi. It is the capital of the Mughal Empire. Before going to Agra in Agra in the year. 1558. Historian Abdul Fazal has noted that the site is home to a brick fort. It is called Badalgarh, which is in disrepair. He redecorated using red sandstone excavated from Barossa District in Rajasthan, where he was commissioned to redesign the building from the ground up using brick as its internal structure. And off the red sandstone. With more than 8,000 workers who were recruited to build the fort, The Agra Fort took eight years to complete. 1573
Until the reign of Emperor Akbar’s reign, Emperor Shah Jehan This is the one that makes Agra look like the present. Please create a monument to his wife. Mumtaz Mahal, better known as “Taj Mahal”, is made of white marble. The royalism in those days. The buildings are usually constructed of white marble. Decorated with gold And colorful gems. He also destroyed some of the buildings inside the fort. To build a new building in the royal style as well. Later in the end of his reign. He was arrested and abducted by his son (later Emperor Aurangzeb). Legend has it that he died in the Muasamman Burj Palace on the tower. Octagon with balcony made of marble. You can see the Taj Mahal. Agra Fort is also a place of war in the Indian Revolt. 1857, which led to the end of Indian rule by the British East India Company and led to a direct rule with the United Kingdom. It lasts more than a century. For more information visit: https://www.agrafort.gov.in.