TOMB OF AKBAR

Akbar’s tomb is the tomb of the Mughal emperor Akbar This tomb is an important Mughal architectural masterpiece. It was built in 1605–1613 by his son Jahangir and is situated in 119 acres of grounds in Sikandra, a sub of AgraUttar PradeshIndia.

History

Akbar planned the tomb and selected a suitable site for it. After his death, Akbar’s son Jahangir completed the construction in 1605–1613.

During the reign of AurangzebJats rose in rebellion under the leadership of Raja Ram Jat. Mughal prestige suffered a blow when Jats ransacked Akbar’s tomb, plundering and looting the gold, jewels, silver and carpets. According to one account, even Akbar’s grave was opened and his bones burned.

Location

It is located at Sikandra, in the suburbs of Agra, on the Mathura road (NH2), 8 km west-northwest of the city center. About 1 km away from the tomb, lies Mariam’s Tomb, the tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani, wife of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and the mother of Jahangir. Giving it away seems to have become a poplar one https://resumecvwriter.com/