Agra is one of the popular tourist destinations of India renowned across the globe for number of magnificent Mughal era monuments. Among all these monuments the most famous one is Taj Mahal. This monument is the undying symbol of Mughal romance which enthrall tourists most during their visit.
Agra the Land of Architectural Marvels Agra is one of the apex destinations of India tourism where tourist flocks in a large number to explore and experience the charm and glory of Mughal Empire. It is the land of architectural marvels whose glory is appraised across the world. Taj mahal the monument of immense beauty and undying symbol of Mughal romance is the foremost attractions of this place. Along with this the two other most famous attractions of Agra are Fatehpur Sikri and Red Fort. This is a popular tourist destinations of India situated on the bank of river Yamuna in the state of Uttar Pradesh. This is also a historic city because it was the capital of Mughal Empire from 1526 to 1658. The prominent tourist attractions of Agra are: Taj Mahal This is one of the Seven Wonders of the World because of its architectural beauty that engrosses tourists and makes them speechless. It is the monument of indistinguishable charm which enthrall tourists who come here from across the globe. This is the mausoleum which was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Architectural beauty of this grand edifice represents the perfect blend of Indo-Islamic design, decorations and construction. It is also the most visited monument of India. The spellbinding features of this structure are arch of Jali, delicate pierce design, inlay works and herringbone style. Fatehpur Sikri It is one of the historic forts of India which is renowned for its design, decorations and magnificent construction. This majestic fort was built by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the 16th century. Etymologically this fort means the City of Victory which was never been captured. This fort is an example of an architecture brilliance which enthrall tourists who come here to see the leftover saga of Mughal empire. The fort complex consists of number of palaces, temples, monuments, gates and gardens. The prominent attractions of this fort are its stupendous buildings. Some of them are panch mahal, diwan-khana-i-khaas, nagina masjid, daulat khana-i-khas, buland darwaza and hawa mahal. Red Fort This is another grand structure of this place situated on the bank of river Yamuna near to the Taj Mahal. It was a military establishment built in 1565 during the reign of Akbar. This is an impregnable fort because of well planned structure and design. The fort is sprawled over a radius of 3 km which is encircled by 70 foot tall wall. The fort is known for its number of magnificent monuments such as Jahangiri Mahal, Pearl Mosque, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas and Moti Masjid. Scores of tourists from several parts of the globe prefer Agra tour to explore and experience the leftover saga of Mughal Empire. Some of the well known sightseeing of Agra are Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-daulah.
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