The Taj Mahal :-

Taj Mahal is listed as one of the new seven wonders of the world. This beautiful piece of art built by the fifth Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. Its been built between 1632 and 1653. Mumtaj Mahal was third and most loved wife of Shahjahan and on her name he gave it the name Taj Mahal. It is located on the south bank of holy river Yamuna. In Arabic TajMahal is also known as “crown of Palace”. Delhi Agra day trip packages is best to enjoy the things of beautiful agra.

The design of Taj Mahal is inspired by Persian and Earlier Mughal tradition. The main tomb interior of TajMahal is made of White marble and outside buildings are the beautiful creation made up of sandstones and red marbles. The decoration of TajMahal created by Paint, Stucco, stones and marvels carving. TajMahal is also known as Symbol of love. Taj Mahal is known as the most beautiful Artwork of Mughal Empire. It is popular because of it significant architectural beauty. There is no artificial lights to enhance the beauty of Taj because it is best viewed in natural light. Visit the Taj in moonlight is one of the cause of Attraction as in moonlight the white marbles are best at their spark.

Monuments and tourist places to Explore in Agra in Same day Tour:-

Agra Fort:- Also known as the sister monument of the Taj Mahal, it was the main residence of the Mughal Emperors till the capital shifted from Agra to Delhi. After Mughals, Marathas has ruled the red fort before it has been captured by the British as East India Company accomplish their rule over North India. It is Approx 2.5 Km Northwest of Taj Mahal. In 1983 is has listed as UNSESCO world Heritage Site. There is some historic sights in sections inside the Red fort like Jahangir,s Hauz, Shahjahan Mahal, Ghazmin Gate Etc. Beatuty of Taj Also can be viewed from the red fort. Agra fort won the Aga khan Award in 2004 for its beautiful Architecture. It has been made of red sandstones and the mammoth walls of red fort made it called the Wall city. Plan jaipur Agra day tour from India's famous Pink City.

Fatehpur Sikri:-

Fatehpur Sikri is a small town is located in 45 Km west of Agra and was the short time capital of Mughal Empire between 1571 and 1585. Fatehpur Sikri was found by most popular emperor of Mjughal Empire Akbar the Great. Fatehpur Sikri is a rocky range , 3 Km long and 1 Km wide.

It is now a Famous tourist attraction due to the biggest gate called Buland Darwaza that is set into south wall of Mosque. The Buland Darwaza is is 55 Meters high from the ground and been the major part of Attraction for tourist all along the world. It is also known as Gate of Victory. Tomb of Salim Chisti and many other monuments can be explored in Fatehpur Sikri.

Tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah:-

This is the tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Begh and his wife Asmat beghum. It is also called as a “Jewel Box” or “Bachcha Taj” because of it’s look that is pretty similar to Taj . It is often called as regard of Taj mahal because the insipiration to made it was taken from Taj Mahal. This tomb was built between

1622 and 1628. It is located on East bank of River Yamuna. Alongside the main building the structure includes number of outbuildings and beautiful gardens. It is basically built from red sandstone and white marble in Parts.

Akbar’s Tomb:-

Another Fine page of Agra travel diary. Another great piece of Architecture made up of red sandstone that is located in Sikandra Agra.This outstanding Tomb that shows the greatest era of Mughal Empire. Akbar has started the work on this tomb in 1605 and it was completed by his son jahangeer after his death, so he gave it the name Akbar’s Tomb. A huge courtyard, stunning gateway and beautiful gardens make it looks enormous. It is decorated by three story minarets on all of it’s corners. While the basic structure is made up of red sandstone, yellow and blue marbles been used in floral patterns.

Keetham Lake Agra:-

Keetham Lake is also known as sur sarovar bird sanctuary. It is located on NH-2 Agra Delhi highway, 21 km outside of Agra City. It provides ideal habitat and best of environment for almost 110 deferent types of native and migratory birds. Artificial islands has been made for comfort and nesting of those birds. The best time to visit keetham lake and explore most of birds type is Winter from November to march. You can also have a great view of sunset on the bank. It is the best place in Agra for nature and birds lovers.

Chini ka Rauza:-

If you are tired of chaos and crowd and this place is best for you. Empty , peaceful and beautiful and beautiful work of Art. It contains the tomb of Allama Afzal khan Mullah, a poet who was the prime minister of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan. The Octagonal shape of the tower makes it special and beautiful. You can find out inlay works of china tiles in its balcony that makes it different from other monuments in Agra.

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Agra is a beautiful city in India and here I shared a list of its popular monuments. Delhi Agra Taj Mahal day trip is the best option to enjoy the things of Agra, This tour will start from your desired location.