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Near Diwan - E - Khas, Agra 282003, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the place where Shahjahan was kept in Jail. Situated at the bank of River Yamuna it gives a stunning view of Taj Mahal from it.

Thank amitkumar_bec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my vacation in Agra, I had visited the iconic Agra Fort which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and this is located inside fort complex. This is the place where Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was kept in exile by his son Aurangzeb during the...More

Thank Kaushik G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place specifically designed by King Shah Jahan for viewing Taj Mahal and the special screening of of Taj Mahal added more value of this magnificent architectural heritage. Beautiful stone inlay work is incredible and attractive.

Thank m_oehagra
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This location is especially interesting as it has an impressive view on the Taj Mahal with the river next to it !

Thank Alistair d
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Part of Agra Fort. This s the most interesting bit and the bit facing the Taj that attracts the most visitor. Must see.

Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Shah Burj is one of the monuments that Shah Jahan has built for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is an octagonal tower located near the Duwan e Khas in Agra Fort. It is also known as Musamman Burj. This magnificent tower symbolizes the era of...More

Thank Keertan
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Shah burj is very unique. I have seen many old fortresses like this in Agra but this is something different. This is amazing. It is said that here Shahjah passed on the last day of his life. Must visit place.

Thank Arpitktr1
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It is told that this is the same place where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son Aurangjeb. Shah Jahan loved his wife Mumtaj very much and he built Taj Mahal in her memory. In the later part of his rule, he was imprisoned by...More

Thank Arun S
Reviewed 31 March 2018

The tower here was where shah Jahan lived out his final years,,,, imprisoned by his son. The irony is that he could look out the window and see the beautiful Taj Mahal across the river.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 21 March 2018

the contrast between the white marble and the red sandstone of Agra fort is highlighted here so well. Even in the heat of the day this was a cool spot to sit and look out at the Taj in the distance

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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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