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Agra Travel - Introduction

 

About Agra

Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the capital in the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries. Agra was once the capital of the Mughal empire and even today it seems to linger in the past . Agra, also known as the Theatre of the Titans.

Agra Interoduction

Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the capital in the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries. Agra was once the capital of the Mughal empire and even today it seems to linger in the past .

Agra, also known as the Theatre of the Titans, is one of the prominent tourist destinations of the World with three renowned heritage monuments - The Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri & Red Fort. Again, Agra has been a vibrant center of Culture, Commerce, Art and Religious philosophies which enriched mankind and shaped human thought over centuries. Moreover, Agra, India is also widely famous for handicraft products such as Inley work on Marvel, Leather work, Footwear, Brasswear, Carpets, Jewellery, Zari and Embroidery work.

The marvel of white marble, the Taj Mahal, is an outstanding example of esoteric architecture and aesthetic magnificence, and is one of the new seven wonders of the modern world. The Taj Mahal alone has been attracting huge number of tourists every year from throughout India and the world, since time immemorial. Built in the later sixteenth century, the Agra Fort is an important historic monuments constructed by Mughals. Grand and spectacular Fatehpur Sikri is an imperial capital built by most famous Mughal emperor Akbar, in the hill of Sikri which is just 40 km west of Agra. The Fatehpur Sikri is said to be the abode place of saint Salim.