Mariam's Tomb Mariam Tomb India is another attraction of Agra that is situated at Sikandra in the Christian Missionary Society approximately about 13 km away from Agra. According to historians, Mariam Tomb was built with an exquisite construction of 1611 AD. This palace was constructed by Mughal emperor for his beautiful wife, Mariyam. It has a distinct appeal as it is designed with amazing architecture and carving with Red sandstone.
Mariam Zamani was the daughter of Raja Bharmal Kachhwaha of Amer and then she was the wife of great Mughal Emperor Akbar and the mother of his much-awaited successor Salim. This Rajpur queen was renowned as 'Mariam Zamani' in Mughal History meaning 'Compassionate to the World'. She was so named by Akbar on the celebration of the birth of his son and descendant Salim in 1569 at Fatehpur Sikri.
Mariam known widely as ‘Mariam Zamani’ was the mother of Jahangir that would considered as a most highly regarded queen in Mughal family. When she died in 1623 at Agra, her son named as Jehangir who has built this wonderful tomb for his mother for lifetime memory. The beautiful tomb is the pure perfection of Mughal style of architecture with lavishly embedded design. This is praise worthy tomb to visit that attracts miioins of people at its first amazing look.