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Battis-Khambha is a three-storeyed octagonal tower situated within the grassland of Buland Bagh in Agra. Built of red sandstone, the building is surmounted by a chhatri (pavilion). This tower is believed to have been constructed during 1615-1620 AD.

The ground floor of the building has small portals through which the central octagonal hall is entered. External arches are found on the first floor. There is a pillared verandah around the central octagonal hall on the second floor. Each octagonal side has stone pillars with octagonal shafts.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Agra
Location: Agra

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