The city oozing love in the air, Agra is world renowned for being home to the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the 7 wonders of the world. People visit here from all over the world to experience the charisma of this pearly white monument that takes you into the Mughal era. Agra has a flamboyant history which shows in its every nook and corner. It underlines the glorious golden era and remains on the bucket list of every history seeker.Get Tour Quotes
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This is undoubtedly the most popular attraction in Agra. The beauty of Taj Mahal has earned it a place among the Seven Wonders of the World. Visit here to fall in love with its Persian and Mughal architecture. This mausoleum was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for being the jewel of Muslim art in India. The main attraction of the monument is its grand dome which is nearly 35 meters (115 ft) high.
Agra Fort dates back to the 16th century and stands near the gardens of the Taj Mahal. It was built in 1565 under the rule of Akbar. The fort is made of red sandstone and is nestling with thick walls. Inside the fort you will find Jahangir Palace and Khas Palace. Explore the beauty of the magnificent hall of audiences called Diwan-i-Khas. Yamuna River flows along the fort and adds to its beauty. The Moti Masjid and Nagina Masjid are two beautiful mosques inside the fort that awe-struck everyone with their majestic appeal.Get Tour Quotes
The Jama Masjid is a wonderful structure built by Shah Jahan in 1648 A.D. The ruler employed the very best of artisans, sculptors and thousands of laborers to create this masterpiece. It is made of red sandstone with elaborate white marble decorations. Its walls and ceilings are of blue color and it stands on high platform of 35 steps.
Fatehpur Sikri is a historically rich city founded by Akbar. It was the capital city of the Mughal Empire for years. Fatehpur Sikri beautifully paints the history of those times which can be seen in numerous significant buildings here like Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, etc.
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