Built by Shah Jahan in 1637, Anguri Bagh is flanked by the Khas Mahal on it's east and red sandstone walkways on its other three sides. As the name suggests, Anguri Bagh was known for its rich harvests of grapes and flowers and was also the central area of the zenana. The garden was meant to be a private area of relaxation for the royal ladies. Besides the several other additions in the palace, the main part consists of a hall with recess and rooms in a surrounding semicircular pattern and a huge courtyard in the front with tanks, fountains, and hammams overlooking a spectacular garden which is- Anguri Bagh. The hammams or the imperial baths were used by the royal women to spend time in complete privacy, to relax and to socialize, and the paradise garden right in front was designed as the idea for their pleasant retreat. The ideal time to visit the Anguri Bagh is any time when the weather is the most pleasant.
Spend if you want to see quickly or if you are interested in enjoying yourself then give at least 1 -2 hours of your time.
Open and Closing Time
Anguri Bagh is open for visiting from 6.00 AM in the morning to 7.30 PM in the evening.
Entry Fee: Rs. 20 (Indians), Rs. 300 (foreigners - a discount of Rs. 50 can be availed by foreigners if they holding a Taj Mahal ticket for the same day)
Near By Attraction
Chini Ka Rauza Mausoleum
You can reach Anguri Bagh (located inside the Agra Fort) using public transport like autorickshaws or by hiring a private cab.
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Interesting facts about the Anguri Bagh
It is made up of a concrete platform with a fountain in the middle. The garden is divided into various subdivisions with elaborate geometric patterns. To the northeast of Anguri Bagh are structures which were used as the royal bath houses or humans and were extravagantly decorated with fine wall paintings.
The surrounding structure is composed of fine white marble which was initially painted and gilded in gold and was adorned with exquisite beautiful paintings. It is believed that back in olden times the garden had lush green vineyards of choicest and juiciest grapes, and was prettified with beautiful water fountains and small artificial cascades. An elegant courtyard built as a pleasant retreat for royal ladies, Anguri Bagh features an open-square design centered on a geometrically patterned garden. Built by Shah Jahan in 1637, the site was famous for its fertile harvests of flowers and grapes and served as the central area of the "zenana," a private zone in which women relaxed and socialized.