Agra - the chivalric city is situated on the Yamuna Banks and is the one of the most visited cities in the India, because of its fascinating beauty with many unbeatable monuments. The major attraction & historical significance of the city is the Taj. Its people are very friendly and cooperative in each other whether they are travelers or not. Yes the city is having many historical places to explore. Agra is also known as the City Of Taj as it features the one of the Seven Wonders of the World the Taj Mahal and the three UNESCO world heritage sites. Agra is the perfect place for the history and architecture lovers.
HOW CAN YOU BE THERE?
You will be headed towards the Agra by a private cab or the cab provided by the hotel. It will take only 3 to 4 hours to be there, where you can explore the art of Mughal architecture by visiting the Taj Mahal, Agra fort, Itmad-ud-daulah, Akbar’s Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri and the Mehtab Bagh.
Places to Visit in Agra:
1. The Taj Mahal
Taj is the one of the major attraction of tourists who visits the, hence it is one of the seven wonders and the perfect piece of the Mughal Architecture. It was built by the Shah Jahan for her beloved wife Mumtaj. The Taj Mahal comprises of the three different architecture styles i.e. Persian, Turkish and Indian.
2. Agra Fort
Agra fort is another piece of Mughal Architecture, built in Shah Jahan’s era and was accredited by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. It is the informant of the combination of Islamic and Hindu work on its structure and decoration.
3. Itmad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb
The Mughal Mausoleum was built on the order of Noor Jahan (Wife of Jahangir) in the memory of the father.
4. Akbar’s Tomb
Akbar himself initiated the works of this monument as per the Tartary Traditions. It lies about a kilometer away from the Mariam’s Tomb.
5. Fatehpur Sikri
It was founded by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1569. It was the dwelling house for the parentage of the navaratanas (9 jewels).
6. Mehtab Bagh
Mehtab Bagh is the last garden of elevens built by the Mughals. Mehtab Bagh which means moonlight garden, situated at the north of the Taj Mahal in front of the Yamuna River.
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Friday
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