The Ram Bagh Garden located at just 3 km away from the Tomb of Itimad Ud Daulah and 500 meters away from the Chini ka Rauza at the Taj city Agra in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Ram Bagh Garden is famous for its unique style of design and attractive layout and natural beauty. Ram Bagh Garden also known as Bagh-i Nur Afshan means Light-Scattering Garden is built by Babur the first emperor of Mughal Dynasty.
Fact About the Ram Bagh Garden of Agra
Address: Etmadpur, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Location: 500 meters away from the Chini ka Rauza
Signification: Oldest mughal garden of India
Built In: 1528 AD
Built By: Mughal Emperor Babur
Nearest Railway Station: Agra Cantt Railway Station Only 2 km from Ram Bagh Garden.
Nearest Airport: Agra Airport just 4 km away from Ram Bagh Garden.
Reach by bus or Road: The easiest way to get here is by taxi or auto-rickshaw as it lies a few miles out-of-town on the other side of the river.
The Ram Bagh garden is the oldest mughal garden of India which built by the Mughal Emperor Babur in 1528. As per legend, Akbar proposed to his third wife, by lying idle for 6 days in the Ram Bagh garden until she agreed to marry him. When Marathas ruled in Agra in the 17th century actually the name of this garden was Aram bagh after renamed it as Rambagh in AD 1528 by Mughal.
Entry fee and Timing for Ram Bagh Garden of Agra
Open Days: Open All Days
Visit duration: 2 hours
Photography: Allowed and free
Timing: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Entry Fee for Indians: Rs. 5/- per person
Entry Fee for foreigner: US $ 2 or Indian Rs. 100/- per head
Entry Fee for Children bellow 15 years: Free
Ram Bagh is a place of historical importance which has large lawns and old trees all over. There are some ruined houses that were built-in red sandstone. The garden was created as a recreational spot for Emperor’s guests. Also said that when the emperor Babur passed away in 1530 his body was kept in Chaubureja for some time. Queen Noor Jahan who is wife of Jahangir gave this garden a new and outstanding look and beauty.