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Agra

Agra is a majestic city situated in state of Uttar Pradesh. It is also highly popular as it consists of Taj Mahal which is referred as heart of India and first wonder of the world. Anciently, this city was a capital of Mughal Empire. You can also find its existence in the epic of Mahabharata. Although this city is ruled by many rulers and cultures, it still has its own flavor. Some of the most splendid and marvelous monuments of world are found here. Agra is also associated to legendry activities conducted by lord Krishna.

Tourist attractions in Agra:

If you are planning to visit Agra, there are many attractions to explore over here. Some of them are mentioned below:

 

Taj Mahal:

Taj Mahal is an iconic tourist attraction in Agra as it is amongst Seven Wonders of the World. This monument is a sacred symbol of love and a masterpiece created in Mughal era by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is built with pure white marble and it took almost long time of 22 years to complete it. Taj looks amazing in moonlight. Elegance and love is the base of its architecture. It is situated next to Yamuna River and is easily visible from Agra Fort.

Agra Fort:

Agra fort was created by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the year 1565. Since it is completely made up of red stones, it is also popularly known as Red fort. There are many beautiful halls and rooms within this fort and each one of them has a distinct peculiarity.

Fatehpur Sikri:

Fatehpur is a place near Agra built by Emperor Akbar. This was a capital of Mughal Empire as well. There are many monuments at this place and each of them has a distinct historical significance. Buland Darwaza is a popular attraction over here

Camel rides:

To experience an ultimate royal journey of India, hiring camel safaris or camel rides is a great option for tourists. You can find such rides as Thar Desert which is located near Agra.

Guru ka Taal:

Thousands of Sikhs visit Guru Ka Taal every year situated within the Sikandra area of Agra. This place gained significance for 12 towers it featured out of which only 8 are remaining. It has red- stone architecture, huge pillars and captivating stone carvings on each tower.

Moti Masjid:

Popularly known as Pearl Mosque, Moti Masjid is famous due to its striking white marble which has a pearl shine on it. There are series of minarets and domes on it which makes it look marvelous.

Bageshwarnath Temple:

Bageshwarnath temple is another attraction of Agra situated in affluent region of northern Agra. It is situated at just 2 km away from heart of Agra. You can find it closer to Raja Ki Mandi railway station.

Akbar's Tomb:

This monument is situated at north- western outskirts of Agra in the Sikandra area. Akbar's Tomb is built out of marble and sandstone. It features three- storey minarets and geometric patterns are constructed around it with marble stones.

Above mentioned are few popular tourist attractions of Agra but there are many others to explore. If you want to enjoy this splendid experience, getting a rental car to discover beautiful attractions of Agra is a great option. These cars are available on affordable rent so that you can enjoy your traveling experience to the fullest. Visiting Agra will definitely be a pleasure for you!

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