Agra is most important city in golden triangle tour. The seat of the great Mughal rulers for ages Agra, India offers its treasure trove for all the tourists from India and abroad. Even though Agra, India is synonymous with the Taj, the city stands in testimony to the great amount of architectural activity of the Mughals. Taj Mahal is the epitome of love, poem in white marble, one of the Seven Wonders of the World besides being the pride of India. In fact all the monuments of Agra, have contributed to Golden Triangle Tour.
Taj Mahal –
Taj Mahal is a tribute to Beauty. It is a monument epitomizing love of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz. Taj Mahal is regarded as one of the eight wonders of the world. Some Western historians also define it as the monument whose architectural beauty has never been surpassed by many others. The Taj Mahal Agra is the most beautiful monument built by the Mughals in India. Taj Mahal is made up of white marbles. Its astonishing architectural beauty is beyond any description. The Taj Mahal located by the river of Jamuna in Agra, is believed to glow in the light of the full moon. It is on the full moon day that the monument sees accumulation of huge crowd to witness its serene look. On a winter morning showcased in fog, the visitors experience the Taj as if it is suspended in air from across the Jamuna River.
Agra Fort –
Agra Fort is located on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the most important and robustly built stronghold of the Mughals, embellished with number of richly decorated buildings encompassing the imposing Mughal style of art and architecture. It was constructed by the third Mughal emperor Akbar on the remains of an ancient site known as Badalgarh. Sikandar Lodi (1487-1517) was the first Sultan of Delhi to shift his capital from Delhi to Agra. After Sikandar Lodi who died in 1517, his son Ibrahim Lodi held the fort for 9 years until he was defeated and killed in the battle of Panipat in 1526. Several palaces, wells and a mosque were built in the fort during the Lodi period.
Mehtab Bagh –
A moonlight garden named As Mehtab Bagh was laid just across the Yamuna River when taj mahal was constructing. It was laid alongside the northern waterfront. The place was once an oasis with sweet-smelling flowers, shaded pavilions, fountain jets and reflecting pools but it ceased to exist in the due course of history. Gradually the site became barren and lost its earlier charm. Once you visit the Mehtab Bagh in Agra you will get transformed into the glorious Mughal era. This is one of the most famous gardens in Agra.
Fatehpur Sikri –
Agra and its adjoining areas are home to some of the finest examples of Mughal architecture, showcasing one of the most brilliant phases of Indian history. One of these is the Fatehpur Sikri, one of the best examples of Mughal planning and architecture. One of the most important aspects of the Fatehpur Sikri is the fact that it provides us with details of not just Mughal architecture but paints an accurate image of the system of administration and social structure of the era. Once the political capital of Akbar, arguable the greatest Mughal emperor, Fatehpur Sikri was in operation from 1571 to 1585. Today a world heritage site, this erstwhile capital of the Mughals is a historian’s delight and must-see for all visitors to the area.
Agra is one of the most attractive destinations in India. The variety of attractions, the famous Taj mahal , places in the city makes it a dream destination for tourists. Just as you will find places with historical importance in Agra , there are also samo places in India that boasts a lot of natural beauty.
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