Bibi Ka Maqbara

The Bibi Ka Maqbara (Mother’s Tomb) located in Aurangabad, India was built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb’s son Azam Shah for his mother Dilras Banu Begum (known as Rabia-ud-Daurani). Known as Dakkani Taj Mahal (Taj of the Deccan). The monument was designed and erected by Ata-ullah and Hanspat Rai; Ata-ullah was the son of Ustad Ahmad Lahauri, the principal designer of the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is the mausoleum of Dilras’ mother-in-law, Empress Mumtaz Mahal and Aurangzeb is buried a few kilometers away from her mausoleum in Khuldabad.

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