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Address: Agra Village, Agra 282002, India
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It is also called "Chinese tomb"...

It is also called "Chinese tomb". Though probably more correct to call it "Persian". In connection with the outside finish work by Afzal Khan, a scholar and poet from Shiraz... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 25, 2015
Vladimir M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This building has fallen into disrepair. No tourists there and a few sketchy looking locals - didn't feel overly safe there.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's one of my dream place to visit. I came with my family and spent worth full day at this Rauza and hope to visit again and again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I reached over there then I found locals were playing cards over there. I felt very insecure.Building is not kept very well

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

It is also called "Chinese tomb". Though probably more correct to call it "Persian". In connection with the outside finish work by Afzal Khan, a scholar and poet from Shiraz. Until now partially preserved glazed blue tiles with exquisite calligraphic inscriptions, resembling the architecture of Persia.

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Thank Vladimir M
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Its just another structure with very little historic value to it. My driver said that it was after 5 years that he drove someone there. Its so scarcely visited.

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Thank Yash2014
York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The Chini ka Rauza is at the end of a lovely shaded lane. Unfortunately lots of the ceramic tiles have been lost over time but it is still possible to discern what this tomb looked like originally. There is lovely tile work along one facade and renovation are going on inside the tomb at the moment to restore some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Slightly lesser known mausoleum fairly near the 'mini mahal', it took me a while to find this, but it's worth the effort. It's not in great shape, but the fading decor of the outside is unusual and worth seeing, as is the stunning domed ceiling inside. Annoyingly, there are 'archeologists' and 'experts' all around the temple that will pester you... More 

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Jodhpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The tomb of Afzal Khan, a Persian poet who was also a minister in the court of Shah Jahan. Brown, rectangular building, the inside of the tomb decorated with now fading paintwork and inscriptions form the Quran. The tomb is adorned with different colors, blue, yellow and green tiles adding a spectacular view to it. Open every day, 24-hour a... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a monument built by Shah Jahan to commemorate offerings to one of his prime ministers. The man was known as a great scholar and this monument is built along the banks of Yamuna river. Now a days , this monument is not at all maintained. Too many children begging and a herd of buffaloes are all that you... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Chini Ka Rauza is located about a km away from the Tomb of Itimad ud Daula. It is not well known and one can have the place entirely to oneself. The tiled work although damaged still offers clues to the original splendour of the monument built as a mausoleum for future use for himself by Afzal Khan, the Prime Minister... More 

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