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“Shah Burg”
Review of Shah Burj

Shah Burj
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Experience Short Trip Jaipur - Agra 02 Nights...
Ranked #14 of 114 things to do in Agra
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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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"octagonal tower"
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"e khas"
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"his son"
in 9 reviews
"yamuna river"
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"agra fort"
in 49 reviews
"palace built"
in 3 reviews
"small marble"
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"jasmine tower"
in 2 reviews
"splendid architecture"
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"eight years"
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"white marble structure"
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"his life"
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"early in the morning"
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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 and a small courtyard.
It is believed to be the bed room specially constructed for the royal queen of the emperor but it is not remembered as a Bed Room of the Royal Lady instead this is a place where Emperor Shah Jahan was house arrested by his own son Emperor Aurangzeb for the last eight years of his life before his death at the age of 74 years.
Local People say that Emperor ShahJahan loved his wife Begum Mumtaz Mahal so much that on a full moon night the reflection of precious & semiprecious stones studded Taj Mahal in the dark & subtle water of the river Yamuna, fascinated him to remember his wife & the promise made to her.
Two of extremes : extreme love & extreme greed for power .

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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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