Agra Diaries – The tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani *Guest Post*

A remarkable example of historic writing!! When looking for new travel locations, knowing what is behind the picture is often half the battle. Is The tomb of Mariam your next travel location?? A huge Thank you to Amanjul for this amazing post! 🙂

Pravāsavarṇana (Amanjul)

dscf0954 The Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani

What has Agra got to offer beyond Taj Mahal ?

We had planned a night halt in Agra while coming back from Jaipur by road. The plan was to reach Agra by around 1.00 pm and then visit Sikandara complex. Next day post check out visit either the tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah (father of Noor Jehan) or Taj Mahal (why we dropped the idea of visiting the tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah is a story in itself)

I had been to Sikandara complex as a child (6 or 7 year old, I still have those black and white photographs from my dad’s collection who is an internationally trained photographer) when the place was not managed the way it’s being managed now. The only memories I had of the complex was that there was a big gate to go inside and then there used to be a small pond like empty…

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