However, a subsequent ruler Shah Jahan, who wished to expand already grandiose structure, insisted on further use of white marble in building, complete with gold inlays and precious stones, which, in turn, made irresistible interior of Agra Fort. Currently, Agra Fort has an original crescent shape. Its total length it is more than two and a half kilometers away, and the height of the surrounding walls – about 21 meters. In the blending of architectural styles there are two most striking – Hindu and Islamic architecture. Relentless time, of course, left its mark on the appearance of one of the most famous buildings in India. But despite the multiple fracture, Agra Fort retains its grandeur and of great interest to tourists. Not for nothing because in 1983 the fort was taken under protection of UNESCO omnipresent.
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