Perhaps no other historical monument has evoked as much awareness and admiration from tourists and travelers alike, as the magnificent Taj Mahal of Agra. Welcome to Mughal city Agra. It was the former capital of the Mughal empire. Agra is situated on the banks of the river Yamuna and is the perfect destination for tourists & students of architecture. Agra is blessed with one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the “Taj Mahal”. A city with its rich culture, history, and architectural work stands at the top of the tourist destination in India.
Apart from the Mughals, Agra is also a part of Brijbhoomi, the land associated with the birth and legendary activities of Lord Krishna. Agra was the capital city of Sikander Lodhi. Babar in 1526 A.D. took over the rule after defeating Sikander Lodhi and from here Mughal and Indian blend of architectural work gets alive resulting in some extraordinary monuments, taking the top places in the world heritage sites.
History lovers, as well as architecture buffs, can have a wonderful experience here with the sheer expanse of Mughal art and culture on display. Apart from its monuments, the city also has some exciting culinary delights for foodies - including the famous Agra ka Petha, Mughalai cuisine, amazing chaat, and lassi.
Explorations & Experiences in Agra-
EXPLORE (Places to visit in Agra):
- Taj Mahal
- Agra Fort
- Itimad-ud-daulah's Tomb - "Baby Taj"
- Mehtab Bagh
- Fatehpur Sikri
- The Tomb of Akbar
- Wildlife SOS
- Chini ka Rauza
- Kalakriti Cultural & Convention Center
EXPERIENCE (Things to do in Agra):
- View of the Taj Mahal at sunrise
- View of the Taj Mahal on the full-moon night
- "Mohabbat-e-Taj" show at Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Center
- Agra Market walk tour
- Wildlife SOS Bear Sanctuary tour
- Savor Agra ka Petha and delicious street food