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Places to Visit At Agra

Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World surely the most extravagant appearance of love ever created. Shah Jahan built it in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who died in 1631 while giving birth to a child. It is made of white marble and inlaid semi-precious stones. It took 20,000 men over 22 years (1632-1654) to complete the Taj Mahal. The expert engineer, sculptors, calligraphers and masons who built the Taj Mahal had come from all over the India and Parsia (Iran). The Taj Mahal is the masterpiece of Mugul architecture, and a world heritage site.

Agra Fort - the majestic and massive red-sandstone fort of Agra on the banks of the Yamuna River. Emperor Akbar started the construction of the fort in 1565. Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a hall of red-sandstone with a throne niche of inlaid marble, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met important dignitaries and foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms.

The tomb of the great Mughal emperor Akbar is worth visiting. Akbar's tomb is a mixture of many architectural styles and completely different from earlier Mughal Buildings. Visit to this monuments of Agra is esential to make your Agra tour complete. Visit to this monument is generally a part of the Agra packages.


By Air:

Agra is on the popular regular tourist route Delhi/Agra/Khajuraho/Varanasi and return. Flights connect Agra to Delhi, Khajuraho and Varanasi.

By Rail:

Agra lies on the Delhi to Mumbai broad - gauge railway line. Express trains from Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, and Chennai halt at Agra.

By Road:

Agra lies on the Delhi to Mumbai broad - gauge railway line. Express trains from Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, and Chennai halt at Agra.