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Agra, the city of Taj, is known for its buildings that are ruling the city from the Mughal era. Situated in the boundaries of Uttar Pradesh, Agra has achieved a remarkable height till date. It covers ...

Agra, the city of Taj, is known for its buildings that are ruling the city from the Mughal era. Situated in the boundaries of Uttar Pradesh, Agra has achieved a remarkable height till date. It covers all the edifices that were made by the ancient rulers and Maharajas of Mughal time like Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan and others.

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    • Best Places to visit in AgraAgra, the city of Taj, is known for its buildings that are ruling the city from the Mughal era. Situated inthe boundaries of Uttar Pradesh, Agra has achieved a remarkable height till date. It covers all theedifices that were made by the ancient rulers and Maharajas of Mughal time like Akbar, Jahangir, ShahJahan and others. Resting on the bank of river Yamuna, Agra houses many structures like Taj Mahal,Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Itimad-ud- Daulah and lots more. Famous for all these monuments, Agraremains one of the favorite tourist destinations. Tourists from all over the world visit Agra to admire themost beautiful and lively tombs of Mughal age. Best Places to visit in AgraFor your ease, here, we are providing you with bit information about the sites to be visited and storiesand legends behind them. After this, you can choose the places according to your interest.1) Taj Mahal: One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is known for the eternal love ofShah Jahan and his wife,Mumtaz Mahal. This beautifuland enchanting monumentattracts the love birds from allover the world. The sunriseand sunset scenes from thisMahal mesmerize theonlookers. Book Taj MahalTour Packages2) Agra Fort: Sometimes calledas Red Fort, this fort was builtby Akbar. The marble workand Pietra Dura inlay has made it one of the Agra’s World Heritage Sites. The main attractions inthe fort are Diwan-e-khas. Diwan-e-Am, Moti Masjid, Shish Mahal and lots more. These alltogetherly give this fort a feeling of paradise.3) Fatehpur Sikri: Majestic fort built by Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri is one of the World Heritage Sitesdecorated by carving black and white marble inlay and red sandstones. The Buland Darwaza isthe main attraction at Fatehpur Sikri. Apart from it, other sights are Jama Masjid, Tomb of SalimChisti, etc.4) Itimad-ud-Daulah: Known as ‘Baby Taj’, this tomb was built by the Empress, Nur Jahan, in thememory of her father, Mirza Ghiyas Beg. The garden layout, use of white marble, inlay designsand latticework foretell many rudiments of the Taj Mahal. Situated on the bank of Yamuna, thismonument gives the magnificent scenes to the onlookers.
    • 5) Ram Bagh: Built by the Emperor Babar, Ram Bagh is the oldest Mughal Garden in India. Knownfor its water courses and fountains, this garden has been built on the style of Persian Garden.6) Akbar’s Tomb, Sikandra: The last resting place of Mughal Emperor, Akbar, is a masterpiece ofMughal architecture. Enclosed with the walls, the tomb building is four-tiered pyramid. The vast,beautifully carved, red sandstone tomb is visited by the tourists from all over the world.These all are the famous and renowned heritage sites of Agra worth visiting. If you are planning yourAgra Tour, then don’t forget to have the glimpses of these monuments. Along with the Agra tour, youcan merge your tour with other enchanting cities of India like Goa, Udaipur, Ranthambore, Amritsar etc.You’ll be offered with a diverse range of holiday packages to make your tour an enigmatic andcharismatic one. So, plan your tour at your ease and choose the best deal.