Submitted by scott on Sun, 10/24/2021 - 23:22

Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was the main residence of the rulers of Sikarwar clan of rajputs until mughals occupied it and Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. It was also known as the “Lal-Qila”, “Fort Rouge” or “Qila-i-Akbari”.[1] Before capture by the British, the last Indian rulers to have occupied it were the Marathas. In 1983, the Agra fort was life inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2] It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as the walled city.

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25° 25' 48" N , 81° 52' 36" E
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