Tours to Agra is a chance to catch a glimpse of the magnificent world heritage site and the former member of the Seven Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal. Built in memory of Shah Jahan's undying love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal has rekindled many a fading romances and forged new relationships by virtue of its picturesque setting. The delicate engravings on the pristine white colossal marble structure, typical of Mughal art at its zenith, built on the banks of Yamuna is best viewed in the morning light, against the setting sun and under the full moon.
The city of Agra derived its present status as the city of Mughal architecture and landscapes when the Mughal Dynasty defeated the reigning Lodhis to establish the foundation of Mughal Empire. Agra became the capital under Babar, the first in the Mughal dynasty to rule India.
Under the successive generations of Mughal rulers, Agra saw the emergence of planned Mughal gardens and colossal structures that today are the main tourist attraction in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Built by Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan, the main tourist attractions of Agra are its many red sandstone forts, palaces, white marble mosques, pavilions and gardens set on the banks of river Yamuna. Some of the popular tourist attractions in Agra are Agra Red Fort, Chini Ka Rauza, Ram Bagh, Saomi Bagh, Dayal Bagh, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, and Jama Masjid.
You can also visit the nearby by city of Mathura, Vrindavan, Sur Sarovar and Patna Bird Sanctuary on your tour to Agra under the Golden Triangle Tours package, arranged by Adventure Tours of India. Excursions to the nearby Fatehpur Sikri are also popular with the tourists. Here, you can visit the Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Am, Skeikh Salim Chisti's tomb etc that were mostly built around the reign of Akbar.
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