Chini ka Rauza is the tomb of Allama Afzal
Khan Mullah of Shiraz, Iran a renowned 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.
Chini-ka-Rauza is considered a milestone in
Indo-Persian architecture, as it is the very
first building in India that has been exclusively
decorated by the glazed tile works. The most
distinctive feature of the tomb is the colorful
tiles or chini, from which the mausoleum gets
its name. the tomb is rectangular in shape and
is constructed mainly of brown stone.
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