Jama Masjid


This fine mosque, built in the Kinari Bazaar by Shah Jahan’s daughter in 1648 and once connected to Agra Fort, features striking zigzag marble patterning on its domes. The entrance is on the east side.

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1. Kinari Bazaar

0.25 MILES

The narrow streets behind Jama Masjid are a crazy maze of overcrowded lanes bursting with colourful markets. There are a number of different bazaars here,…

2. Agra Fort

0.28 MILES

With the Taj Mahal overshadowing it, one can easily forget that Agra has one of the finest Mughal forts in India. Walking through courtyard after…

3. Diwan-i-Am

0.44 MILES

In Agra Fort, the Hall of Public Audiences was where emperor Shah Jahan listened to petitions from ordinary citizens.

4. Jehangir's Palace

0.51 MILES

This huge red-sandstone palace inside Agra Fort, a combination of Indian and Central Asian architectural styles, was most likely built by the Mughal ruler…

5. Khas Mahal

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This beautiful marble pavillion and pool formed the living quarters of Shah Jahan, while the large attached courtyard housed the court harem.

6. Amar Singh Gate

0.54 MILES

The sole entry point to Agra Fort, and where you buy your entrance ticket.

7. Itimad-ud-Daulah

1.21 MILES

Nicknamed the Baby Taj, the exquisite tomb of Mizra Ghiyas Beg should not be missed. This Persian nobleman was Mumtaz Mahal’s grandfather and Emperor…

8. Mosque

1.59 MILES

The Taj Mahal's red-sandstone mosque to the west of the main monument is an important gathering place for Agra's Muslims.