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Agra, the land of the Taj Mahal, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is situated on the banks of River Yamuna in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is bounded by Mathura district in the north, Dhaulpur district in the south, Firozabad in......Read more on Agra


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Taj Mahal, Agra
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Taj Mahal, one of the most recognisable structures in the world, attracts around four million visitors annually. This beautiful structure of white marble was built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, in the memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of the monument... Read More »
"Good sightseeing place"2 months ago "Beautiful architecture"2 months ago
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Agra Red Fort, Agra
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Agra Red Fort, located 2.2 km north-west of Taj Mahal, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sprawling over an area of 380,000 sq m, the fortress is situated on the right bank of River Yamuna. This fort was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, after he defeated the Afghans at... Read More »
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Fatehpur Sikri, Agra
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Fatehpur Sikri is a city in Agra District, which was constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the beginning of 1570. The city was constructed to honour Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chisti, who used to live in a cavern on the ridge at Sikri. This saint predicted the birth of... Read More »
"Divine & peaceful"3 weeks ago "Monuments with intricate..."Feb 11, 2016
Buland Darwaza, Agra
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Buland Darwaza, located in Fatehpur Sikri, is also known as the 'Gate of Magnificence'. This grand gateway was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, when he defeated the king of Khandesh in 1573. Built in red sandstone, this gateway stands 40 metres high and can be seen from... Read More »
"Majestic monument"Feb 11, 2016 "Must visit"Jan 14, 2016
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Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Agra
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Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, located 2.4 km away from the Taj Mahal, is one of the most beautiful Mughal tombs. Constructed during the reign of Emperor Jahangir, this tomb comprises cenotaphs of Mirza Ghiyas and Asmat Begum, who were parents of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan. The mausoleum... Read More »
"Worth a visit"3 months ago "A fantastic experience"Nov 20, 2015
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