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Mariam Tomb


The Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani is the mausoleum of Mariam-uz-Zamani , the Hindu consort of the Mughal Emperor Akbar . The tomb was built by Jahangir , in memory of his mother Mariam-uz-Zamani.The tomb is located in Sikandra , a suburb of Agra.


Heer Kunwari was born a Rajput princess and was also the eldest daughter of Raja Bharmal of Amer . She was married to Emperor Akbar in 1562 CE. She was honoured with the title Mariam-uz-Zamani ("Mary of the Age") after she gave birth to Jahangir. She died in Agra in 1623 and her son Jahangir built a tomb for her in between 1623 and 1627. The tomb is only a kilometer away from the Tomb of Akbar the Great , which was built as per her wish, the only nearest of all the tombs of his other wives.

Full Address

Mathura Delhi Highway, Near Delhi Highway, Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282007


Type of Place

  • Historical
  • Romantic
  • Monuments

Prefered For

  • Family
  • Friends
  • Couples
  • Kids


  • Indra Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.
  • Agra Railway Station.

Important Information

  • Photography allowed. Timing 6:00am to 05:30pm.


  • Mariyam's tomb is a unique red sandstone tomb built by Akbar in memory of his goan christian wife Mariyam. The tomb has some exceptional carvings.

Things to Buy

  • Carpets, Metal wares, Marble, Leather goods.

Things to Eat

  • MUGHLAI FOODS {all types of mughlai foods are available}, BEDHAI AND KACHORI {Famous point and area - Panchhi Petha and Baluganj area}, CHAAT {Famous area - Chaat wali gali in sadar bazar}, DAALMOTH {Famous point and area - Panchhi Petha and Baluganj area}, PARANTHAA {Famous point - Rambabu paranthe wale on old Delhi Agra highway}, PETHA {Famous point and area - Panchhi Petha and Baluganj area}.

Things to enjoy

  • Peoples comes here with there family. The main attraction was that market surrounded a temple and their was a great hub.