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Shah Burj

Near Diwan - E - Khas, Agra 282003, India
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Nice place to be

We were here during our Agra tour. It was a quick and nice stopover. Good view of the city from the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RBan26
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Bengaluru, India
The White Palace Tower

This octagonal white tower with the gilded copper dome was quite literally the gilded cage used to... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
jonahNJ
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Pennington, New Jersey
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Near Diwan - E - Khas, Agra 282003, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were here during our Agra tour. It was a quick and nice stopover. Good view of the city from the top.

Thank RBan26
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This octagonal white tower with the gilded copper dome was quite literally the gilded cage used to imprison Shah Jahan by his own son. I learned and experienced the cruelty of this location—it has a clear view of the Taj Mahal, the final resting place...More

Thank jonahNJ
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

It is in this place we have the bests views of Taj Mahal from Agra Fort, one of the few places now in Agra Fort where we can go to na upper level, everywhere else is closed, maybe for restoration or who knows why.

Thank Ricardo R
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

It is situated inside the Agra Fort. It is said that from the windows/jharokhas of this burj, Shah Jahan used to look at Taj Mahal and remembered his late wife. Visit this place with a guide to hear more stories regarding this place. Unfortunately, this...More

Thank shilpimittal
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Shah Burj, also known as Musamman Burj is a delicate citadel located near DIwan-e-Khas in Agra Fort. One must visit the Shah Burj and experience the magical view of the Taj from there. Also, pay close attention to the jharokhas and marble pillars that display...More

Thank Roopa K
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Its called the Shajahan's residential area and its where he was inprisoned by his sun Aurangazeb. Its a beutiful place with a view to the taj Mahal

Thank JijuMathew
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Shah Burj or Mussummen Burj or Jasmine Tower , all take you to the heart of the agra Fort , a very elegent white marble structure with lot of beutiful inlay work of semi precious stones is basically a room, a balcony, a water fountain...More

Thank deepakdan
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Shah burj building is very nice and beautiful with white marble.The Photographic view was excellent.

Thank anithaaravamuthan
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

It is an integral part of Agra fort in North East side where Shah Jahan spent his last days of life.

Thank Bhupendra S
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is nice building where Shah Jahan spent his last days as his own son kept him in Jail. This provides direct view of Taj.

Thank MukeshDave
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Rpickett18
3 November 2017|
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Response from deepakdan | Reviewed this property |
There is only one ticket for the entire fort sightseeing. Ticket for Indians is Rs40/- only per person. Tickets for Foreigners is Rs. 550/- only per person.
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