Taj Mahal: Built as a symbol of love by a romantic Mughal emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz, the Taj Mahal is one of the eight wonders in the world. Renowned for its architectural magnificence and aesthetic beauty, the Taj Mahal is regarded as one of the most spectacular buildings of the world. Built entirely of white marble, it's the greatest masterpiece of Indo-Islamic Architecture, representing the architectural richness of medieval India. It's difficult to describe the stunning beauty of the Taj in words and the monument must be seen to be believed. Visit the fascinating Taj on your Agra Travel and get enchanted by its spectacular architectural beauty.
Agra Fort: Built by Akbar in 1565, the magnificent Agra Fort was the seat of the Mughal Empire during the reign of three great Mughal emperors- Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan. The Fort houses a number of beautiful attractions including the Diwan-e-Aam, the Diwan-e-Khas, the Pearl Mosque, the Nagina Masjid, the Palace of Mirrors to name a few, all reflecting the richness of Mughal architectural styles. Visit the Agra Fort and discover the Mughal splendor at its zenith on Agra travel.
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah: Also famous as the 'Baby Taj', the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah was built by Noor Jehan between 1622 and 1628 in the memory of her father Ghias-ud-Din Beg. The tomb may not be as magnificent as the Taj Mahal but its inlay designs and carvings are considered even better than the Taj. It's a not to be missed attraction in Agra on your Agra Travel.
Other major attractions you can visit on Agra travel include the Jami Masjid, Chini-Ka-Rauza, Bulund Darwaza (the largest gateway in the world) at Fatehpur Sikri, and Akbar's Tomb at Sikandra (4 km form Agra).
Agra also offers exciting shopping experience to its visitors. On your Agra Travel you can shop for the small and exquisite replicas of Taj carved out of white marble, leather items, brass decorative pieces, stone carved images and Zari items.