Agra is a beautiful
city that endows amazing cultural attractions to its visitors and
makes their journey a splendid delight with enchanting marvels and
structures. This monumental city is embellished with amazing edifices
that double up the cultural beauty of this land in the most fascinating
way. There are several edifices which collectively makes this city
more beautiful and some of which you should definitely visit while
exploring Agra are mentioned below.
Taj Mahal-Taj Mahal is the amazing wonder which
serve as the Kohinoor on the monumental terrain of Agra and majestically
decorates Indian terrain with its charismatic charm. Taj Mahal
standing in as an epitome of love comprises ineffable beauty which
is beyond any comparison or description.
Agra Fort- Agra fort is an amazing landmark of this
culturally rich city that proudly stands as a majestic fort adding
on to the glory. Agra fort was constructed in late 15th century and
is renowned for creative designs and traditional Mughal architecture
that makes it an elegant piece of art.
Sikandra Fort- It is the place where Mughal emperor Akbar has been buried and his contribution in shaping the future of the city was remarkable .He had shifted his capital from Delhi to Agra and played a pioneer role in the construction of historical monument in Agra. The burial is 10 km away from the main city, made up off sandstone. The tomb is five-storey structure and has a prodigal garden within the four walls in a typical Charbagh fashion.
Jama Masjid- If you want to explore inscriptions, inlaid geometric designs and colored tiles, it is the one of the best place. Here you find amazing peace and solace. The main gate of the site is known as Buland Darwaja.
Jahangir Mahal- It is notable for its interior courtyard surrounded by grand halls covered with profuse carving on stone, heavily fashioned brackets, piers and cross beams, generally used by women belongs to royal household.
Dayal Bagh- It is located to the North direction of the city and 13 km away from the centre of Agra and very sacred for followers of Radha Swami.
Diwan-E- Aam- It is place for common public, built by Shahjahan. The famous peacock throne is the attraction of the palace.
Itmad-Ud-Ullah- It is often described as ‘jewel Box’ or sometimes called the baby Taj and considered as “draft” of the Tajmahal. Located near the bank of Yamuna, it is surrounded with water courses, walkways, and a garden in the middle of the palace.
These three are the prominent places to visit in your Agra tour besides
that Chini ka rauza, Ram Bagh, Itmad ud Duala, Sikandra are some other
well established and beautiful site which can be explored. Sadar Bazar,
Kinari Bazar, Raja Ki Mandi, Meena Bazar, etc. are the destination which
will give you a delight while shopping in Agra.