The Mughal Empires of Delhi have the unique distinction of being the builders of the most famous buildings, gardens, tombs and mausoleums in India. Amongst their outstanding creations are the Taj Mahal, Shalimar, the spectacular Jama Masjid, Badhshahi Mosque, Red Forts in Delhi & Agra as well as many more.
After serving as the residence of the Mughal emperors, New Delhi’s listed for Red Fort (Lal Qila). It is enclosed by a rubble stone wall, with bastions, gates and wickets at intervals. the importantgates are the Ajmeri, Lahori, Morin and Kashmiri , some of gates have already been demolished. His famous citadel, the Lal-Qila, or the Red Fort, lying at the town’s northern end on the right bank or the Yamuna and south of Salimgarh, was begun in 1639 and completed after nine years. The Red Fort is better planned and different from the Agra fort. because it was the work of one hand.
History of the Mughal Empire of Delhi
Aurangzeb was known to have an orthodox outlook. He reinstated the jiziya, a tax to be paid by non-Muslims in a Muslim state, which Akbar had previously abolished. Aurangzeb took up many expeditions to expand his territories. He frequently clashed with the Maratha warrior, Shivaji. With Aurangzeb’s death began the decline of the Great Mughal Empire. ‘Mughal Empire History’ has been a topic of great interest among researchers, students and historians. Explore more through coinage of Mughals at Mintage World.