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Situated on the bank of River Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh Agra is world well-known for its stunning tombstone - Taj Mahal, a long time ago the capital of Mughal Empire in India is Agra today a main traveler draw in India with the very stunning architectural gravestone as well as the gorgeous white marble burial chamber of Queen Mumtaj Mahal. Taj Mahal was built by Great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the lovable reminiscences of his wife Mumtaj Mahal, who died while giving birth to his child. The everlasting be in love with of Shahjahan enthused him to build a tombstone for her which the world may see till long time. The making of Taj Mahal, took about 22 years and over 20,000 workers for the construction of the monument, itself is a story.

Taj Mahal vary its color in the night depending upon the power of light falling on it and it is said that Taj Mahal looks most gorgeous through the full moon nights. The Agra fort is another most important traveler appeal in Agra tag along by the beautiful Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb which is also known as Baby Taj. Not very far from Agra, just 40 kms away the remarkable town of Fatehpur Sikri which is also called the barren region city or ghost city by the travelers. Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of Mughal Empire between 1571-81 AD but due to shortage of water in the area Great Akbar shifted his capital to Agra. They provide a enormous part of the city to the famous Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chishti who predicted the birth of his son.


Hotels in Agra - Agra is a famous traveler mark and has a wide range of accommodation from low down budget hotels and guest houses to the luxury hotels run by some of the renowned hotel brand Companies including Taj Hotels, Sheraton Hotels, Oberoi Visa, Jaypee Hotels etc. .


How to reach Agra – Agra itself have airport but very few flight operates so main nearest airport is Delhi which is about 200 kms. The Agra railway station is supremely linked with almost all major cities in India. Agra is also well related by tremendous highways with all major cities in North and Central India including Delhi, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Swai Madhopur, Alwar, Bharatpur National Park, Bhopal etc. For the local transport in Agra taxi or a three wheeled auto / man driven rickshaw can be good option.


 


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