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Near Diwan - E - Khas, Agra 282003, India
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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
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 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.

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.

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.

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

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

1  Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This burj also known as Musamman Burj. It's octagonal tower from standing over here you have view of taj mahal. Nice place to visit in agra fort.

Thank kvs05
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Shah burj is the also a one major tourist destination of agra..place is mughal era creation and got spectacular view of surround from here

Thank ImO6
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This place is also inside the Agra fort itself .Just akin to this is the royal chair of the erstwhile emperor, where he used to sit with his kin men, Diwan-e-khas!

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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.