Monuments and Books of Mughal Period

Here is a list of monuments built and books written during the Mughal rule in India:

Monuments built during Mughal Rule

Monument Location Built by
Humayun’s Tomb Delhi Akbar
Buland Darwaza Fatehpur Sikri Akbar
Shalimar Bagh Srinagar Jahangir
Akbar’s Tomb Sikandara, Agra Began by Akbar and finished by Jahangir
Tomb of Itmad-ud-daula Agra Nur Jahan
Tomb of Jahangir Shahdara Bagh, Lahore Shah Jahan
Taj Mahal Agra Shah Jahan
Red Fort Delhi Shah Jahan
Shalimar Gardens Lahore Shah Jahan
Bibi ka Maqbara Aurangabad Azam Shah
Salim Chisti’s Tomb Fatehpur Sikri Akbar

 

Books written during Mughal rule

Name of the Book Author Language
Tuzk-i-Babari Babar Chagatai (Turki), later translated to Persian by Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana
Humayun-Namah Gulbadan Begum Persian
Akbarnama, Ain-i-Akbari Abul Fazl Persian
Tuzk-i-Jahangiri Jahangir Persian
Shah Jahan-Namah Inayat Khan Persian
Padshah-Namah (about Shah Jahan) Abdul Hamid Lahori Persian
Alamgirnama (about Aurangzeb) Mirza Muhammad Kazim Persian

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