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The Red Fort and the Taj Mahal stand outstanding and complementary monuments which have constructed at the time of Mughals. Dating back more than 2,500 years, Humayun was the son of the founder of the Mogul Empire. He was offered jewellery and precious stones by the family of the Raja of Gwalior. The famous Koh-i-Noor was one of them that were so precious. In the reign of Humayun's son, Akbar the Great, the Agra was enjoying heydays, hence Agra Fort was built.

The Red Fort of Agra is a powerful stronghold founded in 1565 by the Emperor Akbar that is located on the right bank of the Yamuna. It is situated today on the north-west direction on the edge of the Shah Jahan Gardens.

The walls of this bastioned fortress were made of red sandstone and were designed in graceful curves and lofty bastions. Agra is one of the most obvious symbols of the Mogul grandeur as resemble to the Delhi Fort which declared itself under the reign Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan.

This fort has a wall that has two gates, the Delhi Gate and the Amar Singh Gate. According to its constructions, the original entrance was through the Delhi Gate which directs to the inner portal called the Hathi Pol or Elephant Gate.

The fortress encompasses a wide range of fairy-like palaces: the Khas Mahal, the Shish Mahal. In 1646-53 Shah Jahan and the Nagina Masjid was built the reign of Aurangzeb.

Taj Mahal Maryam Uz Zamani Palace Mariyam's Tomb
Agra fort Diwan-i-Khas Fatehpur Sikri

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