Agra is the city that enjoys its popularity for being associated with the Great Mughal Empire. The city becomes a must-visit for travelers wanting to explore the architectural brilliance in India. There are numerous edifices that are built using single architectural style or with a mix or two or more. Some of the prevalent styles are Mughal, Rajputana, Persian, Hindu and Islamic. The city is also world famous for housing the symbol of eternal love “Taj Mahal”, built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz.
Taj Mahal is also enlisted as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO and also recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The intricate carvings and construction of the monument attracts visitors from far flung regions and leave the onlooker spellbound.
Apart from this, the city also hosts various other attractions such as Agra Red Fort, Itimad-Ud-Daulah, Akbar’s Tomb (Sikandra), Mankameshwar Temple, Gurudwara Guru ka Taal, Jams Masjid, Chini ka Rauza, Ram Bagh, Mariam’s Tomb, Mehtab Bagh, and Keetham Lake. In addition to this, the visitors can also opt for a side trip to the Fatehpur Sikri – “the ghost city”.