Agra

Agra

Agra is a beautiful city in India, which is located on the banks of Yamuna river. It attracts large number of domestic as well as international tourists to see the jewel of India - Taj Mahal. This city has various Mughal-era buildings, which are UNESCO world heritage sites like Agra Fort, Taj Mahal and many more. With its glorious past, it offers tourists a series fascinating mausoleums and tombs, which are the true legacy of the Mughal empire. The magical allure of Agra draws tourists to this place like moths to a lighting flame. Agra is also well-known for its wonderful handicrafts, made of soft stone and marble inlay work. in a nutshell, if you are planning a visit to India then giving a miss to Agra will be missing the opportunity of a lifetime because this beautiful city is dotted with many architectural attractions and marvels, which make it one of the top tourist destinations in India.

Places to visit in Agra

Taj Mahal

This immense mausoleum is a UNESCO world heritage site, which features among the seven wonders of the world and a must visit tourist location if you are planning to visit Agra. This symbol of love was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife- Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is one of the one of the great sites of the world's heritage and most well preserved architectural beautiful tomb in the world, one of the true masterpieces of Indian Muslim architecture.

Agra Fort

This majestic fort is another UNESCO world heritage site, which is also prominently called as walled city. It was designed and built by Mughal ruler Akbar, in about 1573 A.D. The large number of travelers from India and beyond visit this monument , which has four gates. This fort is built in red sandstone and is very important with regards to architectural history.

Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb (Baby Taj )

Another famous Mughal mausoleum in Agra, which is famously known as "Baby Taj". This monument was constructed between 1622 and 1628, which is an exquisite tomb of Mizra Ghiyas Beg. It is situated on the right bank of the Yamuna River, the mausoleum is set in a large cruciform garden with walkways and water courses.

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