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Taj Mahal - Agra

Agra's Taj Mahal, the one and only one of its kind across the world, was built by Emperor Shahjahan as a memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. This beautiful monument of love stands on the bank of river Yamuna.

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Red Fort or Lal Quila - Agra

Agra Fort or Lal Quila contains numerous palaces and a white marble mosque. Agra fort was constructed in 1565 by Emperor Akbar close to River Yamuna and is situated about 2.5 km away from the Taj Mahal. The fort has a semi round plan, with its 70 feet high walls and four gates on its four sides.

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Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

Fatehpur Sikri, situataed at a distance of 37 kms from Agra, is a city predominantly in Red Sandstone. The city was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, and has a mix touch of Mughal and Hindu architecture. The Fatehpur Sikri mosque is said to be built in lines of the holy mosque in Mecca.

 

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Sikandra - Agra

Sikandra, the last resting place of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great, is on the Delhi-Agra Highway, only 13 km from the Agra Fort. Built in 1613 A.D., the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar is the perfect blend of Hindu & Islamic architecture.

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Mehtab Bagh - Agra

On the opposite bank of the River Yamuna from the Taj Mahal, a beautiful garden called the Mehtab Bagh, or 'Moonlight Garden', is situated.

Jama Masjid - Agra

Jama Masjid, the building with rectangular open forecourt, was built by Jahanara Begum, daughter of Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan, in memory of the famous Shaikh Salim Chisti and his grandson Islam Khan, constructed in 1648 A.D.

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Chini-ka-Rauza - Agra

Chini- ka-Rauza,a tomb of glazed tiles in an exotic Persian art style, is a memorial dedicated to Persian poet. 

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Dayal Bagh Temple - Agra

Dayalbagh, a tribute to the founder of Radha Swami faith is 15 kms from Agra main city. Also known as Swamibagh, there is a samadhi of the founder of Radha Swami faith, 'Swamiji Maharaj'. The main structure is a majestic building, 110-feet in height, built of pure white marble. 

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Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb - Agra

Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb is an exquisite marble tomb, entirely built of white marble.

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Mariam Tomb - Agra

12 km away from the main city on Delhi-Agra Highway, this red sand stone tomb of Mariam, the wife of great Mughal Emperor Akbar was built in 1611. The carvings on the tomb of Mariyam-us-Zamani are exceptional.

Ram Bagh - Agra

Ram Bagh, one of the earliest Mughal gardens, laid out by Emperor Babar in 1528, was the place where Mughal emperor Babar used to spend his leisure time.

Mankameshwar Temple - Agra

Mankameshwar temple is one of four ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shiva located on the four corners of Agra City.

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Guru ka Tal - Agra

Guru ka Tal is a holy place in Agra for the Sikhs that attracts a large number of devotees and tourists for worship and religious activities.

   

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