The Ram Bagh is known as the oldest Mughal charbagh (four-quartered garden) in India, built by the Emperor Babur during the early 16th century. This ancient Mughal garden is also called Bagh-gul-Afshan (light scattering garden) and Aalsi Bagh (lazy garden). Just five kilometers away from the northeast of Taj complex, the garden is laid out in usual char bagh path, a concept adopted from Persia.
It was Babur, the founder of the Mughal Rule, who established this garden. He got his inspiration from Persia’s way of pleasure and recreation through marvellous gardens. Based on historical records, the garden was originally created in three descending terraces. [Read more…]