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Agra Holiday – See Best Monuments of India

By Amit30ets@gmail.com Subscribe to RSS | July 5th 2012 | Views:
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Are you planning for a family holiday in Agra? Great! You have chosen a right holiday destination for your vacation. You will have a wonderful holiday experience as you will see some of the best monuments of India in this city.

Agra is an ancient and historical city of India. It is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh on the banks of Yamuna River. It is a great tourism spot with many attractions including historical sites and monuments. During you holiday trip in this city you will have a brilliant opportunity to see some of the best Indian monuments which are architecturally beauty. Here is brief information about attractions in Agra which will fascinate you during your holiday trip.

Taj Mahal, the Symbol of Love

Holiday in Agra is incomplete if you don’t see the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is India’s star tourist attraction and attracts millions of tourists each year from all over the world. It is one of the most visited and most beautiful buildings in the world. It is a white marble mausoleum constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving remembrance of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Hence it is also called the Symbol of Love & Romance. The beauty of Taj is incomparable. No any monument in the world can beat the beauty of the Taj. This magnificent Taj Mahal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Agra Fort, the Red Fort of Agra

Constructed in red sandstone, the Agra Red Fort is a masterpiece monument in Agra. Renowned for its architectural grandeur this magnificent fort was constructed by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. There are many beautiful structures and places in this fort complex that attract tourists. Major attractions to see in the complex include Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas, Shah Jahani Mahal, Naubat Khana, Thorne of Jahangir, Musamman Burj, Nagina Masjid, Moti Masjid, Mina Masjid, Jahangiri Mahal, Golden Pavilions, Anguri Bagh, Rang Mahal, Shahi Burj, Sheesh Mahal, Zenana Mina Bazaar, etc. Agra Fort is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb, the Little Taj Mahal

Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb is another beautiful Mughal mausoleum in Agra city. It is often described as the “Jewel Box”. It is also sometimes called the “Baby Taj” or the “Little Taj Mahal”. It is also regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal. This magnificent monument was constructed by Mughal Empress Noor Jahan, the wife of Jahangir in the remembrance of her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg. Interiors of this monument are regarded as more beautiful than of the Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal holiday in Agra also provides tourists to make excursions to nearby places - Fatehpur Sikri and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Both are listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The best charm of Agra tourism can be treasured by Golden Triangle Tour along with two other northern Indian cities, Delhi and Jaipur. In a nutshell, Agra holiday shall give you best opportunity to see the best monuments of India. You will treasure delightful memories of lifetime.

Amit30ets@gmail.com - About Author:
Amit Goyal is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for Taj Mahal holiday and Tour Taj Mahal. For more information, please visit on this site - http://www.taj-mahal-tourpackage.com/

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