The history of the Mughals has been very interesting, which is its own fun to read. You must have surely read about many Mughal emperors and also heard love stories of many emperors, but today we will tell you about Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and interesting facts related to his tomb.
However, Aurangzeb was an emperor who has always been in controversy, especially regarding his tomb. Many types of questions keep arising regarding the tomb like – Why was the tomb of the emperor who ruled India from Agra and Delhi built in Aurangabad? Do you know the answers to these questions? Otherwise, let us know in detail about Aurangzeb’s tomb.
Who was Emperor Aurangzeb?
It is said that Aurangzeb was the most influential emperor of the Mughal Empire. Aurangzeb’s full name was Muhiuddin Muhammad but people used to call him by the name of Alamgir or Aurangzeb. It was the sixth and most powerful emperor of the Mughal Empire after Akbar, who also made many major changes during his reign.
The emperor imposed a Shariat-based fatwa-i-alamgiri on the empire and then imposed higher taxes on non-Muslims for a period of time. Please tell that the emperor ruled from about 1658 to 1707.
Why was the tomb made in Maharashtra?
The tomb of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb is in Khuldabad, situated at a distance of 25 km from Aurangabad. But the question is, was Aurangzeb created in Maharashtra? Why was the CRAB not made in Delhi or Agra? So tell that Aurangzeb had gone before his death by expressing his desire that how and where his grave should be.
According to history, the mausoleum was built after the death of Aurangzeb in 1707. Earlier this mausoleum was made of raw clay, but later it was offered marble by Lord Curzon.
Aurangzeb’s full name Abdul Muzaffar Muhiuddin Muhammad Aurangzeb is written on this marble. It is said that Aurangzeb wanted his tomb to be very simple, which did not cost much money to build.
How to reach
Aurangzeb’s tomb is located just 24 kilometers from Aurangabad. You can come to Aurangabad by rail and then take a taxi or cab from here. While coming here, one can visit other tourist places of Aurangabad.