Agra is world recognized city of India which is geographically located at north part of Utter Pradesh state and is widely famous for the Taj Mahal. This city was once the capital of Mughal so many years and now recognized as historical city of India. While coming to this place one can see historical monuments and fort built which were built in Mughat Era. This city is approx 204 km away from Capital Delhi and on the way for Delhi you can view built Fatehpur Sikri, which is located near Agra and is in red stone. This city is situated on the west bank of river the Yamuna and is ideal place to visit.
History of Agra is very interesting since the city was dwelling place of Mughal Empire, who ruled over the city so many years. This city was first discovered by Sikandar Lodhi in 1501 and after his death it was passed to his Sultan Ibrahim Lodi. In Agra many Mughal rulers like Akbar the Great and Shah Jahan Jahangir was the legends who ruled and show there great impacts on the city.
Places to See :
Certainly, Agra is well-known and recognized for Taj Mahal which is white marble mausoleum. This is well celebrated as new 7th world of the world.
Like Agra Taj mahal , Agra Fort of Agra is equally famous and renowned. This Fort is spread around 2.5 Km and has two gates one is Amar Singh Gate Delhi Gate. Fort of Agra was ordered to construct by Shah Jahan in year 1156 by completed by his year 1605
Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb was built by Nor Jahan wife of Jahangir in 1622 and 1628 and is one of the most popular tombs in Agra. It is believed that the tomb was built in memory of Noor Jahan father Mirza Ghiyas-ud-din who was known as pillar of the state.
Jama Masjid is holy mosque which made with red sandstone and little white marble and was built in 1648 by Shah Jahan. This mosque was once dedicated his loving daughter, Jahanara Begum and now it’s a holy place for morning and evening prayer.
Rambag is 5 Km away from Taj Mahal which was built by Mughal Babar in 1528 It was. The distance of from around name of Rambagh was Aram Bagh. Acording to history, Emperor Akbar had gifted the Garden to his third wife.
Jahangir Mahal is one of the finest palaces of Agra which was built for the women who belongs to royal family. The fort was built in Hindu style since the Jodhabai was Jahangir's Hindu mothers’ and later the palace was used by Jahangir's queen Noorjahan.
It was built by Akbar in honor of saint Salim who was a Sufi saint. Chisti tomb was built in the year 1580-81 and was constructed the way Saint Chisti was doing meditation of his life time.
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