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Agra Tourism – Explore Magnificent Mughal Monuments

By Amit30ets@gmail.com Subscribe to RSS | June 25th 2012 | Views:
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Mughal Empire in India lasted from 1526 to 1858. Powerful Mughal Empire made India united as one single unit. During the Mughal period, art & architecture flourished and many magnificent monuments were constructed. The Mughals were skillful warriors and art admirers as well. Akbar and Shah Jahan were great Mughal rulers who gave India best monuments which are architecturally beautiful. If you want to see some of the best construction of Mughal kingdoms then you might need to visit Agra in India. Agra is a beautiful Indian city located in Uttar Pradesh state. It is internationally famous for Mughal monuments and historical places.

Taj Mahal (one of the Seven Wonders of the World), Agra Fort (the Red Fort of Agra), Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb (the Draft of the Taj Mahal) and Fatehpur Sikri are most famous Mughal monuments in Agra that attracts the tourists from all over the world. Constructed in graceful white marble, the Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. It is sometime called the Symbol of Love. It was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the remembrance of his most darling wife Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Agra Fort is another UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra. This magnificent citadel was constructed by the great Mughal emperor Akbar. There are many interesting sites and beautiful structures inside the fortress. Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb is another Mughal monument in Agra that is popular among tourists. It is lovingly called the Baby Taj or Little Taj Mahal. Noted for its interiors it was constructed by Mughal empress Noor Jahan in the memory of her father.

Fatehpur Sikri is an abandoned Mughal town located in the outskirts of Agra. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was founded by Mughal emperor Akbar as his capital. But unfortunately the city was deserted due to scarcity of drinking water. Fatehpur Sikri is a prominent tourist place to see during Agra tour. Buland Darwaza (the largest gateway in the world), Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Mahal and Salim Chisti Mosque are popular tourist attractions at Fatehpur Sikri.

In general, you will see some of the best Mughal monuments on your tour to Agra city. You will see the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World; and also visit other magnificent Mughal monuments. You can also make excursion to some nearby fascinating tourist places.

There are many travel agents in India who can plan your trip to Agra. Tourism in Agra will never let you down. You will enjoy here lots and treasure a unique experience of lifetime.

Amit30ets@gmail.com - About Author:
Amit Goyal is an expert writer primarily focusing on travel and tourism related topics. Currently he is rendering his services to reputable India tour operators. He has contributed many articles on India tourism.

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