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Agra Rajasthan

A casual search for the term Agra is sure to return with numerous search results detailing the history about Agra and especially Taj Mahal. Standing silently on the Banks of River Yamuna, Taj Mahal Agra has been enticing tourists from every corner of the world. the gardens maintained by the Indian Government surrounding this great tourist attraction makes one to fall in love with it. Taj Mahal Agra is also a UNESCO heritage site and is also considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Today, after so many centuries, the white marble of Taj Mahal is getting depleted and losing its shine due to pollution and it is in the wake of preserving this heritage, the Government of India has to take necessary steps. Mughal Agra is full of tombs, forts and a planned city which is seldom seen in any other part of India today. The preservation of Muslim heritage is taken care of while developing the city. Simply put, anything about Agra will be a combination of Muslim Architecture and Indian culture.

Legends have that it is an epitome of love which stands as testimony to eternal love of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz begum, his beloved wife. Irrespective of the conflict of the great monument Taj Mahal, it has been attracting tourist’s big time. A peek into the history beyond the reign of Mughals in India, reveal that the site of Agra Taj Mahal was once upon a time, a temple of Lord Shiva and hence the name “Tejo” meaning powerful and “Mahal” meaning building.

The temple was then demolished to construct the tomb in the name of Mumtaz who is wife of one of the Mughal Emperors Shah Jahan. Many of the cabins in the Tajmahal are unopened yet and it is still a mystery as various schools of thoughts emerge with their own findings about the mystery.
Agra Taj Mahal is built in complete white marble symbolizing eternal love etched in the backdrop of the blue sky. The Mughal Agra is a city developed during the empire of Shah Jahan that includes world famous monuments and forts.

Apart from Taj Mahal, Agra tourism was developed prominently during the Mughal reign in India and came to be known as Mughal Agra that includes the Agra fort, Fatehpur Sikri (a city built by Great Emperor Akbar), Itmad Ud Daulah tomb and the Akbar’s tomb.

Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai and Panch mahal are some other tourist attraction in the city of Agra. Many of these Agra tourism attraction sites are the testimony of a combination of Hindu and Muslim architectural expertise. From Agra, it is easy to visit the capital city Jaipur and bask in the sands of Sahara desert.A casual search for the term Agra is sure to return with numerous search results detailing the history about Agra and especially Taj Mahal. Standing silently on the Banks of River Yamuna, Taj Mahal Agra has been enticing tourists from every corner of the world. the gardens maintained by the Indian Government surrounding this great tourist attraction makes one to fall in love with it. Taj Mahal Agra is also a UNESCO heritage site and is also considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Today, after so many centuries, the white marble of Taj Mahal is getting depleted and losing its shine due to pollution and it is in the wake of preserving this heritage, the Government of India has to take necessary steps. Mughal Agra is full of tombs, forts and a planned city which is seldom seen in any other part of India today. The preservation of Muslim heritage is taken care of while developing the city. Simply put, anything about Agra will be a combination of Muslim Architecture and Indian culture.

Legends have that it is an epitome of love which stands as testimony to eternal love of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz begum, his beloved wife. Irrespective of the conflict of the great monument Taj Mahal, it has been attracting tourist’s big time. A peek into the history beyond the reign of Mughals in India, reveal that the site of Agra Taj Mahal was once upon a time, a temple of Lord Shiva and hence the name “Tejo” meaning powerful and “Mahal” meaning building.

The temple was then demolished to construct the tomb in the name of Mumtaz who is wife of one of the Mughal Emperors Shah Jahan. Many of the cabins in the Tajmahal are unopened yet and it is still a mystery as various schools of thoughts emerge with their own findings about the mystery.
Agra Taj Mahal is built in complete white marble symbolizing eternal love etched in the backdrop of the blue sky. The Mughal Agra is a city developed during the empire of Shah Jahan that includes world famous monuments and forts.

Apart from Taj Mahal, Agra tourism was developed prominently during the Mughal reign in India and came to be known as Mughal Agra that includes the Agra fort, Fatehpur Sikri (a city built by Great Emperor Akbar), Itmad Ud Daulah tomb and the Akbar’s tomb.

Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai and Panch mahal are some other tourist attraction in the city of Agra. Many of these Agra tourism attraction sites are the testimony of a combination of Hindu and Muslim architectural expertise. From Agra, it is easy to visit the capital city Jaipur and bask in the sands of Sahara desert.

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