Chini Ka Rauza

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Ram Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007, India
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Family And Kids, Tomb

Chini Ka Rauza is the Tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah, a poet and Emperor Shah Jahan’s Prime minister, which was built, in 1635. The tomb is built in rich glazed tiles said to be imported from China. The Rauza is a funerary monument dedicated to the famous poet and scholar, Afzal Khan who died in Lahore in the year 1639. The tomb faces to city of Mecca and is situated close to the river Yamuna.

  • The monument is usually closed during national and local holidays.
  • Winter (November- January) is the best time to visit this monument.

  • Free entry

  • Chini Ka Rauza is open from dawn – dusk every day.

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  • Chini Ka Rauza Address: Ram Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007, India
  • Chini Ka Rauza Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Chini Ka Rauza Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Chini Ka Rauza: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 38.97% of people who visit Agra include Chini Ka Rauza in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Chini Ka Rauza visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Chini Ka Rauza

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chini Ka Rauza

People normally club together Jama Masjid and Mehtab Bagh while planning their visit to Chini Ka Rauza.

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  • Nice palace morning walk and ride Free entry चीनी का रोजा शाहजहाँ के मंत्री, अल्लामा अफज़ल खान शकरउल्ला शिराज़, को समर्पित है और अपने पारसी शिल्पकारी वाले चमकीले नीले रंग के गुम्बद के लिये दर्शनीय है। यह मकबरा शिराज के अल्‍लमा अफजल खल मुल्‍लाह शुक्रुल्‍लाह को समर्पित है। शुक्रुल्‍लाह मश्‍हूर पारसी कवि और विद्वान थे जो बाद में शाहजहां के प्रधानमंत्री भी बने। 1635 में बनी इस खूबसूरत मकबरे का नाम इसको बनाने में इस्‍तेमाल हुए पत्‍थरों के नाम पर पड़ा। यह मकबरा उस समय मुगल वास्‍तुशिल्‍प पर पारसी प्रभाव का दर्शाता है। इतिमद-उद-दौला से एक किलोमीटर से भी कम दूरी पर स्थित इस इमारत के ऊपर गोलाकार गुंबद है। इसे देखकर बताया जा सकता है कि यह आगरा की एकमात्र पारसी इमारत है। गुंबद की भीतरी छत पर तस्‍वीरों और इस्‍लामिक लिखावट के चिह्न देखे जा सकते हैं। गुंबद के ऊपर कुराने की कुछ आयतें खुदी हुई हैं।

  • This in theory was a good place to visit but on getting there, which is not easy to locate even by google maps. The cab service which we took was Ola and although it's off the beaten track and the resting place of Shah Jahan vizier is not a must see. The entry is free but the place is not looked after, the building is beautiful of the pictures seen but that's it. These pictures are deceptive as the place is lacking luster. The grounds are frequented by locals and it can be a unsafe place for tourists. I would not recommend visiting this place in the dark or anytime, till the government protects and maintains the place.

  • Its hard to get there. Not every taxi driver knows where it is. Actually nothing interesting. Good panorama view.

  • Entry: Free. Minimum Time to Explore: 30 minutes. This is not well maintained monument and also inside crowded area. Locality is not fully secured, so avoid visiting this place in Dark. It is not a must visit place , if you skip you won't miss much. But if you are really interested, you should visit this place. Identifying the exact location will be little problematic due to small roads.

  • Chini ka Rauza is a funerary monument, rauza in Agra, India, containing the tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah, a scholar and poet who was the Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The tomb was built in 1635. Chini ka Rauza is situated just 1 kilometer north of Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb, on the eastern bank of Yamuna river in Agra. The facade of the monument is also known its glazed tile work, called kashi or chini in Mughal era buildings.[1] History Edit Chini ka Rauza, Agra Also known as China Tomb, this is the mausoleum of Afzal Khan who was a Persian poet during the reign of Jahangir. Later he became the wazir during Shah Jahan's reign. Khan died in Lahore in 1639 and was buried here at Agra.[2] The tomb is built facing the city of Mecca.[3]

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