The Red Fort (Lal Qila) in Agra is commonly referred to as Agra Fort to avoid confusion with the Red Fort of Delhi. The fort was built by the Mughal emperor Akbar between 1565 and 1573. It is situated on the west bank of the Yamuna river, about 2km upstream from the Taj Mahal. Akbar built the fort of sandstone. His grandson Shah Jahan, the builder of the Taj Mahal, added palaces of white marble within the fort itself.
01 Gate and walls 02 Gate and walls 03 Amar Singh gate 04 Akbar gate 05 Decorated window 06 Building
07 Roof detail 08 Roof detail 09 Khas Mahal 10 Mussaman Burj inner chamber
11 Mussaman Burj inner chamber 12 Diwan i Am 13 Squirrel 14 Diwan i Am colonnade 15 Diwan i Am
16 Inner court with Khass Mahal 17 Pavilion with curved bangla roof 18 Panoramic view
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