Agra Attractions Taj Mahal Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders in the world which is situated colonially in Agra. It is acclaimed as one of the three World Heritage Sites in Agra representing the true romantic love life of Shah Jahan and his favorite beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is located at the bank of majestic River Yamuna. It is adorned with finest architectural designs and brilliance in finishing. Ustad Isa, the famous Persian Architect, led the construction.
Among all others, it is the most beautiful and fascinating monument all over India, completed the construction in 1653 AD. It was built by Mughal King Sha Jahan as the final resting place for the queen Mumtaz. There are 22 small domes over the Taj Mahal, denoting the 22 years and the verses of holy Koran are inscribed on the domes.
It is surrounded by picturesque landscaped gardens, the epitome of structural beauty that gives you a unique experience lifetime. It is open all days of the week from 6 am to 7.30 pm except Fridays. view more..
Maryam Uz Zamani Palace
Maryam Uz Zamani Palace is a one of the fascinating palaces which is located in the fort complex of Fatehpur Sikri. This was the palace of Queen Maryamuzzammani, the Goan Wife of the Emperor Akbar and the mother of Jehangir.
This is one of the most capturing palaces in Agra that has been constructed on the most attractive scenic location in Fatehpur sikri. It is spotted with garden surrounding this sandstone palace looks very attractive. This is one of the eye catching palaces among the numerous palaces in Agra that was made with all luxuries and with marvelous architectural style. view more..
Mariyam's Tomb is an exquisite milestone construction of 1611 AD which is located at Sikandra in the Christian Missionary Society compound about 13 km from Agra. Mariyam, Mughal emperor Akbar’s was built the tomb. Presently, it has been a great attraction due to its well-designed paintings on the walls. The marvelous beauty of red sandstone structure portrays the real talent of that person who led this construction. view more..
Amongst Agra fort is one of the world heritage sites which is designed with marvelous architectural beauty in red sandstones. It is such a beautiful fort not to be missed by any tourists. view more..
Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was built Diwan-i-Khas in 1635 and was acclaimed as most entertaining foreign ambassadors and important dignitaries. This was the real power citadel of the Mughal rule which was located in the area encircled by Agra Fort. The walls of this fort are adorned with precious stones, silver and solid gold marvelously alluring each visitor visit to Agra. view more..
Another immerse Fatehpur Sikri is a town located about 40 km away from Agra and is one of the renowned World Heritage site by UNESCO. The city was built during the period 1571 to 1585 by great Mughal emperor Akbar. The city in red sandstone was built to celebrate the birth of his son Salim and also to honor the Saint Sheikh Salim Chisti.
Fatehpur Sikri has a gorgeous architecture which portrays is the mixture of Islamic and Hindu styles of constructions. It was acclaimed the capital of Mughal Kingdom for few years, when the city reached at the pinnacle of its developments.
There are some other popular tourist attraction which is enriched with many historical monuments such as Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Diwan-i-Am, Jama Masjid, and the Sheikh Salim Chisti tomb.