Leaving Agra toward Jaipur June 4th 2011 While in the town of the Taj Mahal, we also visited the tomb of the 3rd Moghul emperor, Akbar. Legend is he had well over 300 wives but only 3 sons survived. He was considered a great ruler 400 years ago. Then the all marble tomb completed right before the Taj Mahal, built in 1622 for the father of the Emperoress' father. Because it was the first of all marble it is called Baby Taj.
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Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Agra The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more