10 Finest Examples of  Mughal Architecture  in the World

12th February, 2024


Taj Mahal (Agra, India)

The ultimate symbol of love, this ivory-white marble mausoleum has perfect symmetry, intricate floral carvings, and precious stone inlays. It's truly a wonder of the world 

Humayun's Tomb (Delhi, India)

Built for Emperor Humayun, this garden tomb features red sandstone, arched walkways, and a large dome – a precursor to the Taj Mahal's architectural style. 

Red Fort (Delhi, India)

This massive red sandstone fort served as the Mughal's power center. Inside, discover palaces, audience halls, and the beautiful Pearl Mosque. 

Buland Darwaza (Fatehpur Sikri, India)

"The Gate of Magnificence" is a colossal gateway known for its imposing size and intricate details. 

Agra Fort (Agra, India)

A sister fort to Delhi's, this walled city holds stunning palaces, mosques, and courtyards built in red sandstone and marble. 

Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah (Agra, India)

Known as the "Baby Taj," this tomb showcases exquisite white marble inlay work and is considered a draft inspiration for the Taj Mahal. 

Jama Masjid (Delhi, India)

One of India's grandest mosques, its courtyard can hold thousands. Climb the minarets for stunning city views.

Badshahi Mosque (Lahore, Pakistan):

A masterpiece of red sandstone featuring white marble inlay, stunning arches, and geometric patterns. 

Shalimar Gardens (Lahore, Pakistan)

Lush terraced gardens designed for Mughal royalty, with reflecting pools, fountains, and pavilions.

Wazir Khan Mosque (Lahore, Pakistan)

Known for its exceptional tilework, vibrant floral motifs, and calligraphy covering its interior and exterior