Mughal architecture is the type of Indo-Islamic architecture develop by the Mughals in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Throughout the ever-changing extent of their empire in the Indian subcontinent. It developed from the architectural styles of earlier Muslim dynasties in India and from Iranian and Central Asian. Architectural traditions, particularly Timurid architecture.[2][3][4][5][6] It also further incorporated and syncretized influences from wider Indian architecture. Especially during the reign of Akbar (r. 1556–1605).[2][3][5][6] Mughal buildings have a uniform pattern of structure and character, including large bulbous domes. Slender minarets at the corners, massive halls, large vault gateways. And delicate ornamentation; examples of the style can be found in modern-day Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.

The Mughal dynasty was establish after the victory of Babur at Panipat in 1526. During his five-year reign, Babur took considerable interest in erecting buildings, though few have survived. His grandson Akbar built widely, and the style developed vigorously during his reign. Among his accomplishments were Agra Fort, the fort-city of Fatehpur Sikri, and the Buland Darwaza. Akbar’s son Jahangir commissioned the Shalimar Gardens in Kashmir.

Mughal architecture reached its zenith during the reign of Shah Jahan, who constructed Taj Mahal, the Jama Masjid. The Shalimar Gardens of Lahore, the Wazir Khan Mosque, and who renovated the Lahore Fort. The last of the great Mughal architects was Aurangzeb, who built the Badshahi MosqueBibi Ka MaqbaraMoti Masjid etc.