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Garden Wall Pavilions


The mirror-like pavilions at the ends of the east-west walkways are known as “Naubat Khana” (drum house).

The second storeys of the both pavilions include double-arched and multi-cusped open verandahs. The red sandstone structures by the garden walls are topped with pillared dome of octagonal chhatris, made of white marble. The dome is supported by eight columns with shahjahani characteristics.

Taj Museum is situated in the pavilion on the west with the wide collection of paintings, calligraphic documents, imperial orders, coins and valuable objects. The museum also houses the detailed plan of Taj Mahal. Taken with the order of Lord Hastings in 1815, the two large columns from Shah Jahan’s hammam (bath) at the Agra Fort are also of interest.


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