HTML <figure> tag is used to mark up a photo in the document on a web page.
As we know image tag is already available in HTML to display the pictures on web pages. But HTML 5 <figure> tag is used to handle the group of diagrams, photos, code listing etc. with some embedded content. You can also add a caption for the photo with the help of <figcaption> tag.
HTML figure is new a new tag introduced in HTML5.
HTML figure tag example
The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage”. It is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Islamic, Persian, Ottoman, Turkish and Indian architectural styles.