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Agra is best known as the city of the Taj Mahal , the world's most famous monument of love. Once the imperial capital of the Mughals , it is situated along the banks of the River Yamuna and attracts thousands of tourists every day from all over the world. The Taj, one of the wonders of the world and a World Heritage Monument, is only one of the innumerable edifices the Mughals endowed this city with. The Agra Fort, the Jama Masjid, the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula, Fathepur Sikri and Akbar's tomb at Sikandra are some better-known examples. An important cantonment town under the British , Agra also has some good examples of Indo-Saracenic architecture in the cantonment area.
Agra, with its laid -back lifestyle and its immense wealth of architecture,handicrafts and jewellery, is amongst the most remarkable city of the world.In terms of ambience it is still associated with its Mughal period led by Babur, who arrived in 1526. Agra grew in prominence as almost all of India came under the rule of Mughal empire but Agra reached its zenith under the rule of Akbar,Shah Jehan and Jehangir.It was under the rule of Akbar that agra become aleading centre of art, scinence, commerce and culture.
The city of Taj, Agra was established in 1475 by Badal Singh. Agra finds mention in the Mahabharata as Agraban. This city in those days was considered to be the sister city of Mathura which was more prominent than Agraban.
How to Get There :
Air : Agra is one of the hottest tourist destinations in India and all facilities have been provided for the easy access to this place. It has its own airport which connects Agra with all the major places in India. The Agra airport or the Kheria airport has all the major domestic airlines having their services to this place.
Rail : Agra is a major railway station by having stoppage for almost all the trains to south India, Mumbai and many trains to Calcutta.. Agra city is visited by the "Palace on Wheels" .The Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains have also their stoppage in Agra. Agra is connected by rail with all major cities of the country.
Road : Agra, on cross-roads of National Highways 2, 3. and 11, is excellently connected to all parts of the country.So it is the premier tourist destination of India. The state transports have ordinary as well as deluxe bus services for this place of the Taj.
Exotic Taj Tour
Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra - Bharatpur - Samode - Delhi
Taj & Backwaters Tour
Duration : 19 Nights / 20 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Goa - Cochin - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - trivandrum - Delhi
Taj and Tiger Tour of Rajasthan
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi Agra Jaipur Ranthambore Sariska - Delhi
Duration : 1 Nights / 2 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi Agra - Delhi