While Agra Tours you can see the Taj Mahal which was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his queen, Mumtaz Mahal. The majestic monument on the banks of river Yamuna stands in all its magnificence as if to preach the world that love is the greatest gift of God.
The masterpiece of art in white makrana marble has been worked on by several precious gems like jade, crystal, turquoise, lapis, lazuli, sapphire, coral and diamonds to add to the beauty. Taj Mahal is also called Marble Wonder. Tour to the historic city of Agra would remind you about the beauty and architecture of the glorious past. It is regarded as one of the most romantic cities of India. The visit to the city with the forts, mosques and tombs amidst the greens will be a great way to enjoy the holiday. Close to the Taj stands the Red Fort the treasure house of the Mughal architecture.
Close to the Taj stands the Red Fort the treasure house of the Mughal architecture. The construction of the massive fort began during the tenure of Akbar in 1565 AD and was completed by Shahjahan, grand son of Akbar. The palaces, the reception rooms and the marvelous mosques are the most remarkable structures at the Red Fort. The Agra Fort contains splendid mosques and palaces in red sandstone and white marble. Agra Fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. There are a number of exquisite buildings within the fort, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-I-Aam, Diwani-I-Khas and musanman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment.
10 km north of Agra lies Akbar's tomb, in Sikandra. The tomb inside the fort is the resting place of Akbar where he was buried. Akbar was the greatest of the Mughal emperors and one of the most secular minded royalties of his time.
The Itmad-ud-daulah tomb stands in the centre of a grand Persian garden, it is approximately one and a half kilometers upstream of the Taj Mahal. The structure was built by Empress Noorjehan.
Of many tourist places in India, Agra is the most famous one. Enjoy Agra Tours with some of the great monuments sightseeing.
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