Are planning to go on India travel and tours? Looking for destinations where you can see some of magnificent monuments of this country. Well, you should visit Agra, the city of Taj Mahal. Agra is an important and historical city which is located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on the banks of sacred Yamuna River. It is a land where you can see perfect amalgamation of modernity and tradition. It is a land where you will have a wonderful opportunity to visit and explore some of magnificent monuments of India including Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb. Travelers from all over the world visit Agra to visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Itmad-Ud-Daullah. The matchless architectural beauty of these magnificent monuments never fails to lure visitors coming from different parts of the world.
On Agra visit you will visit major historical and heritage sites such as Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daullah and Fatehpur Sikri.
Taj Mahal: Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. It is built in graceful white marble and located on the banks of Yamuna River. It is India's star tourist attraction and renowned with matchless architectural beauty. It is also a cultural world heritage site declared by UNESCO. This beautiful white marble monument was built by great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the commemoration of his most darling wife, Mumtaz Mahal. This is the reason it is often described as the Symbol of Love. It is also one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
Agra Fort: Also known as the Red Fort of Agra, the Agra Fort is a magnificent fort complex built in red sandstone. The fort complex houses many beautiful structures and architectures. This splendid fort was built by great mughal emperor Akbar. It is also a cultural world heritage site declared by UNESCO.
Itmad-Ud-Daullah: The Itmad-Ud-Daullah is a beautiful tomb monument. It is known for its beautiful interiors. The interiors of the tomb monument is considered as more beautiful than of even the Taj Mahal. This is the reason it is also described as the Baby Taj or the Little Taj Mahal or the Draft of the Taj Mahal. This beautiful monument was built by mughal empress Noor Jahan in the memory of his father.
Fatehpur Sikri: Fatehpur Sikri is also a UNESCO world heritage site. It is an abandoned city located in the outskirts of Agra City. It is home to many monuments including Buland Darwaza (the largest gateway in the world), Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Mahal, Salim Chisti Mosque, etc.
You see that you have many magnificent monuments and historical sites in and around Agra city. So visit Agra on your India Travel Tours and treasure unique experience to cherish forever.