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Exploring the History Behind Bibi ka Maqbara

Submitted by chegg987 on Wed, 01/24/2024 - 21:29

In 1660, Aurangzeb’s son, Prince Azim Shah, commissioned Bibi Ka Maqbara for his mother, Dilras Banu Begum. It looks like the Taj Mahal, built for Aurangzeb’s mother. Though smaller, it’s the second largest structure he made. It’s often called the “Taj of the Deccan,” resembling the Taj Mahal. While similar, they differ in political and financial aspects. This article will look into the events leading up to the Bibi ka Maqbra. And who built Bibi ka Maqbara?