The history of Agra fort in English

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Introduction- The history of Agra fort in English Agra which was the royal fort of the Mughal empire in history. This fort is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is situated only 1.5 kilometers from Agra’s famous Taj Mahal.


This fort is often known as the city of walls. The Mughals built the Red Fort of Agra. The fort was situated on its place from the 11th century itself. The fort of Agra is, in fact, a fort built with bricks which were known as Badalgarh, which was originally near the Hindu-Sikarwar Rajput King King Badal Singh.


When the army of Ghajanaavi attacked the fort in 1080 AD, this fort was mentioned for the first time in history. Sikandar Lodi (1488-1517) was the first Sultan of Delhi who later moved to Agra and stayed in the fort. He died in the battle of Panipat in 1526 After the first battle of Panipat in 1526, the victorious Babur stayed in the fort. In 1530, it crowned the monarchy Humayun. But in 1540, Sher Shah defeated Humayun.


After this, the fort remained like that till 1555, but later Humayun later got the fort back. Later, when Akbar knew the importance of Agra, he had declared Agra the capital of his empire in 1558. According to his historian Abul-Fazl, the fort of Agra was first built with the brick it knew which as Badalgarh.


At that time, its condition was terrible and then Akbar restored it with the red stone. It also built the walls of the Red Fort with the red stone. It is believed that it built this fort for protecting the fort. The fort is surrounded by thick walls, the wall outside is 40 feet high and inside is 70 feet high.


This fort is a beautiful building. For example, the end of the Heigl Kingdom ended, it destroyed the buildings of this fort. . According to historians, there were about five hundred beautiful buildings built in Bengali and Gujarati style. But, now only a few buildings are left. They demolished many buildings to form white marble.


Most of the buildings destroyed British rule between 1803 to 1862, to become barracks. On the south-east, there are thirty buildings left From the ground are the Delhi Gate, Akbar Gate, and a Bengali palace – Akbar’s representative buildings. The most beautiful structures of Red Fort Agra


1. Sheesh Mahal Sheesh Mahal the ‘glass of glass’ means the decoration of a small mirror on the walls, it was roomier to change the majestic garments equipped with royal small javelin mirrors.


2. Diwan- E- Aam. In it the Peacock Throne or the takhta-e-taas was installed, its use was to talk to the public and hear their complaints.


3.Diwan-e-Khas They used it for the seminar and the mantra of its use and its high officials, Jehangir was the specialty of the throne.


5. Vishesh Mahal-Khas Mahal White marble building This palace is a classic example of marble decoration.


6. Meena Masjid It literally means ‘heavenly mosque’. This is a small mosque closed to the public

7. Nagina Masjid or Nagina Mosque 4. Anguri Bagh Anguri Bagh The Alindar Barabar mosque built for the women of the court, within which Zanana was the Mina market in which only women had sold the goods.


8. Muslim Burj There is a large octagonal tower, which has a balcony that clears the Taj Mahal This fort is surrounded by thick-wall walls, the outside wall is 40 feet high and inside is 70 feet high.


This fort is a beautiful building. According to historians, there were 500 buildings in this fort, but unfortunately, now only a few buildings are left. For example, the end of the Heigl Kingdom ended, the buildings of this fort were destroyed and destroyed.


Earlier, four doors were suited in the Red Fort of Agra, but now only 2 are used which are open to Delhi Gate and Amar Singh Gate while Water Getty Gate has been closed. There was a deep trench on this side of the fort that was used for excavation. Even today, in the 21st century the importance of the fort was not reduced, it is a symbol of our national pride.