Agra engraved its name on the pages of history and on the world map with the wealth of its majestic castles, forts and other historic monuments sprinkled across the city. As a result Agra Holiday Packages are offering a perfect peep into this legendary city which is strikingly marked with mesmerising sights. Behind the crowded alleys and industrialized provinces, Agra glitters with its stunning pieces of sunshine, its architectural marvel. The legacy of Mughal Empire continues with its well preserved edifices which continue to amaze and inspire people from around the world. On Agra tour packages a world of opulence and splendour awaits to stir you with glimpses of erstwhile glamour and grandeur laced onto these Mughal constructions.
Explore highlights of Agra tours:
Taj Mahal: Depicting magnum opus of Mughal architecture, Taj Mahal is the wonderful example of human creative calibre. The edifice epitomizes love which compelled Shah Jahan to build the most beautiful mausoleum to commemorate his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal with its intricate carvings, its ideal location by Yamuna River, its stunning marble inlay work and excellent designing has been an inspiration for creative people across the globe. Its magnificence reaches unmatchable levels with its exquisite pietra-dura work and the monument is thus most deservingly known as one of the Seven World Wonders.
Agra Fort: Apart from the much known Taj Mahal all Agra holiday packages include visit to Agra Fort for the sheer magic, beauty and history of the monument. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fort is an important historic monument for various iconic emperors such as Humayun, Akbar, Jehangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb made it their home and governed the dynasty from here. The fort is meticulously planned and designed to perfection with various unique features and some conventional aspects keeping the Mughal tradition in mind. It is embellished with supreme inlay work and has large courtyards, bastions, battlements and grand ornamented gates peculiar of Mughal architecture. Some of the famous edifices inside are Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I- Am, Moti Masjid, Zenana Mina Bazaar etc.
Fatehpur Sikri: Even the peripheries of this ancient city are adorned with stunning constructions. Fatehpur Sikri is an abandoned city of Mughals situated about 40 kms from the city. The city constructed in 1570 by Emperor Akbar was soon abandoned and today its relics are arresting emblems of the age of royalty. The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fatehpur Sikri has a perfect blend of Hindu, Jain and Islamic architectural styles. The edifice built of red sandstone has various beauteous structures such as Buland Darwaza, Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, Tomb of Salim Chisti and more.
Laden with masterpieces of architecture Agra Holiday Packages provide a peep into the country’s rich history and affluence past. These monuments are great specimen of Mughal architecture and are still preserved by the nation with compassion. The timeless beauty and splendour of these monuments has been successful in inspiring millions across the world. It is considered that no India tour is complete without a visit to Taj, but as a matter of fact it is the Agra city as a whole which should be explored for an encounter with the country’s past.
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