The Garden Guide

Book: C.M Villiers Stuart Gardens of the Great Mughals
Chapter: Chapter 2 Gardens of the Plains - Agra

Zuhara Bagh Garden

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Between the Ram Bagh and the Chini-ka-Rauza, the latter a ruined tomb, once entirely covered with an exquisite mosaic of tile work, lies the Zuhara Bagh, another large walled enclosure. This formerly contained the largest garden-palace at Agra, and belonged to Zuhara, one of Babars daughters. A great well outside the enclosure, some 220 feet in circumference, has recently been filled up; and altogether the garden is said to have possessed no less than sixty wells. [Note: The Chini ka Rauza (1 km north of Itimad ud Daulahs Tomb) was built in 1635 as the tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah of Shiraz]