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Near Diwan - E - Khas, Agra 282003, India
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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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RoopaK56
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JijuMathew
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank deepakdan
Reviewed 31 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank anithaaravamuthan
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank BhupendraS249
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MukeshDave
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is one of the finest building in agra fort with white marble.The entire building was decorated with inlay work.The name of the building is musuman burz .This was the building where shahjahan was kept in house arrest.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ChitwanRajput
Reviewed 26 June 2017

It is also a part of agra fort. you can have a nice view of taj. Nothing special to do here. You can have some nice click.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Prince1627
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is the same part for Agra fort, where Emperor Shahajahan was confined by his son Aurangzeb for long 8 year. But he was under the care of his daughter Jahanara took care of him until he died . from here he used to watch...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dinesh K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Also known as the Musamman Burj, the Shah Burj is an elaborate octagonal tower located near the Diwan-e-Khas. It was commissioned by Shah Jahan for his cherished wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Before was built, in its place stood a small marble palace built by Akbar. This...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank MikeFJones
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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.