Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 6.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Saturday: 6.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Sunday: 6.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Public Holidays: 6.00 AM - 6.30 PM
Mariam’s Tomb houses the mausoleum of Mariam-uz-Zamani, the wife of Mughal Emperor Akbar and mother of Jahangir. It is located 1 km away from the tomb of Akbar the Great.
This tomb was built by Jahangir after the death of his mother in 1623. Originally, the structure was a barahdari, which was transformed into a tomb by reconstructing the four facades of the building in the Mughal architectural style.
The mortuary chamber of the queen lies in the crypt below the central compartment, which can be accessed using the red stone stairs. Just above the real mortuary chamber, a cenotaph was placed in the central chamber.
The cenotaph was protected by red stone jalied balustrade on all sides. The ground floor of the tomb comprises forty chambers that were built...