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									                  Agra an Incredible destination of Incredible India

Agra is among the most famous destinations of India Tour Package. This most sought
after destinations of India Tourism is famous worldwide for Taj Mahal which is the
undying symbol of love. It is the city of architectural marvels situated on the bank of
river Yamuna in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri and Red
Fort are three prominent attractions of this place which are also UNESCO World
Heritage Sites that fascinates visitors during their Agra Tour. The prominent attractions
of this place are:

Taj Mahal:
This is the mausoleum which was built by the Muhgal Emperor Shah Jahan in the
memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, with whom he fell in love at the first sight.
It is the most famous attraction of Incredible India which summons scores of tourists
from several parts of the globe. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its
perfect fusion of Indo-Islamic architectural pattern of constructions and decorations. It is
the edifice of undying love which took 22 years to be built by 20,000 skilled artisans.
This architectural marvel is known for its delicate pierce work, Herringbone, Inlay
details, incised paintings and Arch of Jali.

Fatehpur Sikri:
This is among the most popular forts of India which was built during the second half of
the 16th century by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri means the City of Victory
which was the capital of the Mughal Empire for 10 years. The constructions and
decorations pattern of this fort showcases architectural supremacy which was
accomplished by Mughal rulers during their rule. The luxurious complex of this fort
consists of several temples, monuments, palaces, and magnificent gates. Inside this fort
one can visit the Jama Masjid which is one of the largest mosques in India. Apart from
this the fort is also known for its Diwan-khana-I-khaas or Hall of Private Audience,
Diwan-I-Am or the Hall of Public Audience which is famous for its beautiful jali
screen work. Some other known attractions of this fort are Daulat khana-I-khas, Nagina
Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Hawa Mahal and Panch Mahal.

Red Fort:
It was built mainly as a military establishment by Akbar in 1565 but transformed into a
palace during the reign of Shah Jahan. Situated on the banks of Yamuna River the Red
Fort is bordered by 70 foot tall wall and spread over a radius of three kilometers. It is
known as Red Fort because it is made up of red sandstone. This fort complex has some of
the most superb architectures of the Mughal Era such as the Pearl Mosque, Jahangiri
Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Moti Masjid, and Diwan-i-Am.

Some of the other well known attractions of Agra which are visited by tourists during
their tour to this place are Akbar's Tomb at Sikandra, Rambagh Gardens, Dayalbagh
Gardens and Chini ka Rauza.
Agra Tour is one of the most sought after destinations of Incredible India which is
visited scores of tourists during their Travel to India. This place is known throughout the
world for its Mughal architectural marvels which are famous its constructions,
decorations and designs.

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