Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb at Agra was built by

(A) Akbar
(B) Jahangir
(C) Nur Jahan
(D) Shah Jahan

Correct Answer : Nur Jahan
Question Asked : 48th to 52nd BPSC (Pre) 2008
Explanation : Tomb of Itmad-ul-Daula was built by Noorjahan at Agra between 1622-1628 after the death of his father. This elegant monument is located on the left bank of river Yamuna. The main mausoleum is built with white marble. Itmad-ud-Daula has a special place in the chronicles of both history as well as architecture. The-monument is priceless because this is the first tomb in India that is entirely made up of marble. In spite of marble and inlay work, it was for the first time when a new style of ornamentation, Pietradura, was used.
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