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Address: Begumpura | Gulistan-e-Jauhar KARACHI, Aurangabad 431004, India
Phone Number: 03082991899
Description: The "Tomb of the Lady" is a mini-Taj Mahal.

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Worth seeing if you are not going to Taj Mahal

Bibi ka Maqbara is the poor man's Taj Mahal. It was built by the grandson of shah jahan for his mother. It is smaller and inside was quite empty. The outside is quite nice and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I was so happy to visit this wonderful site as on this trip to India I couldn't fit a visit in to Agra so this replica was a wonderful experience. It is exactly half the size of the Taj and a very lovely place in its own right. We didn't see any other tourists there, and the local people were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Worth a see, but considering we specifically chose to go on a full moon night, we were unhappy that the security shooed us off way before closing time just because it was 'dark'. There are certain places where 'women in particularly are not allowed to sit. These experiences clouded our overall impression of the monument, which is quite gorgeous by... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Yeah, it does resemble the Taj Mahal quite a lot. I loved the symmetry and the stone work, clicked pictures like crazy. There was a nice breeze and I wish I could have gone downstairs, they have blocked it.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Bibi ka Maqbara is the poor man's Taj Mahal. It was built by the grandson of shah jahan for his mother. It is smaller and inside was quite empty. The outside is quite nice and walking around the garden is quite relaxing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It may be called the poor man's Taj & it is in many ways,but it is still beautiful and worth a visit. The female gardeners ask for money,which is a bit tedious. There are some beautiful doors.

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Kamakura
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Entrance fee was 100Rs for foreigners.It seemed not to be maintained and looked dirty. if you have been to Taj Mahal, you should not go there since it is wasting money and time.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I visited this site thinking that this is of least importance. But gradually felt that this monument depicts the majority of the population. Rather than a grandeur and extravagant heritage, a low profile monument. Liked the hard effort put by the designers and artisans who had to manage with low budget. Real worth visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is worth visiting when you visit the caves and Aurangabad. Usually not crowded, good photo-ops.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Definitely worth a visit for its historical significance - but a visit can be completed in 30 mins. There is a significant amount of wear & team on the outside, while the inner area of the mausoleum is better maintained (relatively). While there are many who claim this to be a copy of the Taj Mahal, my view is that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This copy of the real taj mahal is if you wouldnt know else beautiful. But a mere glimpse of the real thing. Deterioration does its work here but nevertheless worth to ask your driver to steer to this location

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