Photo of the day : Itmad ud Daulah, Agra
Itmad ud Daulah, was commissioned by Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg, who had been given the title of Itmad ud Daulah (pillar of the state). Mirza Ghiyas Beg was also the grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal.
Location : Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Delhi to Agra by Road
Distance between Delhi and Agra: 130 Miles / 210 Kms
Time taken : 2 to 3 hours
Delhi to Agra Trains
- 12002 Bhopal Shatabdi
- 2280 Taj Express Superfast
- 2279 Taj Express
- 12001 NDLS Shatabdi
It definitely warrants a short visit, if only to get a sense of how almost generic opulence was to the Mughal court.