Agra/Fatehpur Sikri


Agra” also very prominently known as “Agrevana” is one of the most beautiful city located on the side of the holy River Yamuna from past many decades. The best tourist destination liked by all and there are frequent visitors here who wish to take a look at the beauty of this. The city of Agra was discovered by Sinkander Lodhi in the 16th century and since that point of time it has been into discussions. One good reason for this is also because this city has seen lot many developments and new creations since the ancient times. After being under the rule of the famous Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan the city of Agra was well known across the globe and this made tourist visit the city to witness its beauty. The whole of this place depicts the period of early Indian history which then became well known to all.

One another monument which is worth taking a look at is Fatehpur Sikri. This place is approximately 35 kms from the Agra city. Buland Darwaza one good site at this place which is almost 55 meters high is one monument which has earned great praises because it was built up without any contemporary equipment. Fatehpur Sikri is one great heritage that portrays Akbar’s prophecy of the Mughal Empire.

One other heritage that was built under the rule of Akbar is the Agra fort. This monument was constructed in the 16th century by Akbar. It comprises of red stones but then later Shah Jahan made a few changes to it which added to its beauty and is also worth taking a look at.

You can also take a look at the Pearl Mosque which is one good site to be seen and it also depicts the striking architecture depicted by the architects in that era.

Itimad-ud-Daula’s Tomb is also one another monument situated at the banks of the river Yamuna which is also very well known as “Baby Taj”. The beauty of this monument lies in the way in which it is constructed with different stones and marbles bought from Rajasthan.