Taj Mahal, the crown of the nation, is located nowhere else then the beautiful city of Agra. To the visitor, Agra has not only to offer Taj but also there are various historical monuments. India is a country of steeped history and the city of Agra has a lot to contribute in it. During the time of Mahabharata Agra was known Agraban, which has the three monuments of world’s heritage. It was capital to many dynasties starting from the Lodha dynasty to Mughal dynasty, as during the time of history ruling Agra meant ruling the country and during the time of Akbar, Agra is believed to have seen the best time.
To witness the beauty of this marvellous city the best way are flights as Kheria airport is the nearest and road and railway transportation is easily available, connecting to the rest of India and most importantly to the capital. Agra hotels give accommodation to all the travellers visiting the city depending on their needs and requirement. Though you can make a one day trip to Agra but if you are planning to enjoy the city, then Hotel in Agra are best to stay.
Places to visit in Agra
When people visit to India, one thing that they must see is the crown of the country, The taj Mahal, built by emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz. The Taj Mahal, on the bank of Yamuna River gives a marvellous during the time of full moon. The Agra Fort, made by the emperor Akbar in 1565, and later few additions were done by the grandson ShahJahan. Sikandra – built by Emperor Akbar which represents his philosophical outlook. Itmad – ud – Daulah – it is the tomb of Mirza Ghyas Beg and Fatehpur Sikri- the monument made by red sandstone, then there are Tomb of Akbar – the great, Mehtab Bagh, Ram bagh, Mankameshwar temple, Swami Bagh Samadhi, Guru ka Tal, Jama Masjid, Chini ka Rauza, Mariams Tomb and Sheesh Mahal and Khas Mahal
Things to do in Agra
Agra is famous for the Marble work which is handmade. Moreover Agra has jewellery that flaunts the Mughal Design with dazzling gems on it and for shopping the must visit place is Sadar Bazaar where handcrafted leather shoes are very famous and also has vast variety of carpets that are embroidery design in it.