Even as the world is caught in the skirmishes of War &
peace, Nuclear and Non-Nuclear; Taj has stood as the epitome of love. This
extravagant monument of love is one of the most visited and most
photographed places in the world. More about... The Taj Mahal
Red Fort :
Built principally as a military establishment by Akbar in
1565, the red sandstone Agra fort was partially converted into a palace
during Shah Jahan's time.
This tomb belongs to the father of Nur Jahan, Ghias-ud-Din Beg.
He was the Wajir or the Chief Minister of Emperor Jahangir. The tomb may not
be as mammoth as the Taj but the inlay designs and carvings are no less than
Taj if not more. more...
Four kilometer from Agra is the mausoleum of Akbar. Construction of
this beautiful monument was started by Akbar himself . This structure has a
perfect blending of Hindu, Christian , Islamic, Buddhist, Jain motifs.
37 kms from Agra is built a city predominantly in Red Sandstone
called Fatehpur Sikri. This town was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. He
had planned this city as his capital but shortage of water compelled him to
abandon the city and within 20 years the capital of Mughals was shifted to
Krishna, one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu was born here.
Mathura, which is one of the major Pilgrimage for the Hindus is 58 Kms from
Agra. It comes before Agra if travelling from Delhi.
Agra is not only a famous tourist destination but is a shoppers paradise
too. There are plenty of shopping areas and shopping malls where one can buy
the specialities of the place.
of Agra :
Summers are very hot and winters chilling cold. The
temperature difference between the summers and winters is very high. The
monsoon although provides some respite from the heat but the rains leaves
the city very dirty. It is better to plan your Agra trip between the months
of March and October.
to reach Agra :
The city of Taj, Agra is one of the hottest tourist
destinations in India and all facilities have been provided for the easy
access to this place. Agra is boast of its own airport and connects the city
to all the major places in India. The city is also connected by trains to
almost every corner of the nation including the luxury train the Rajdhani
and Shatabdi. One can also avail the excellant bus services to Agra in the
state as well as outside the state. The state transports have deluxe as well
as ordinary bus services for the place.
in Agra :
Agra is one of the major tourist destination, where
international tourist inflow is also quite good. So the options of luxurious
accommodations are plenty. If you are a budget travellers, there are
numerous tourist lodges as well mid-range hotels in Agra.
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