5 Best Places To Visit in Agra

Agra Oct 29, 2019

Taj Mahal

"Teardrop on the cheek of eternity." : Rabindranath Tagore

"The embodiment of all things pure." : Rudyard Kipling

This is how many poets have described the Taj Mahal. Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan built it as a souvenir of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

The UNESCO recognizes Taj Mahal as a world heritage site and is considered one of the best monuments by Moghul architects.

Agra Fort

Emperor Akbar built the Red Fort of Agra in 1573. Located on the right bank of river Yamuna in Agra, the Agra Ford is wholly made of red sandstone. There are a number of exquisite buildings like Moti Masjid - a white marble mosque akin to a perfect pearl; Diwan-E-Am, Diwan-E-Khaas, Musamman Burj - where Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan died in 1666 A.D., Jahangir's Palace, Khaas Mahal and Sheesh Mahal. Agra Fort, an excellent example of Mughal architecture, is one of the few UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.

Jama Masjid

Just opposite the Agra Fort, there stands a magnificent monument of the Mughal era, a praying place, Jama Masjid. It is considered as one of the biggest mosques in India, and it is built on a large platform that can occupy around 25,000 people at a time.

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is an ancient city in north India, founded by a Badshah Akbar in the 16th-century. There are several red sandstone building in the city. An 11 km long wall guards the small city of Fatehpur Sikri. This a go-to place for history buffs and couples as along with an incredible example of Mughal architecture, it is also a romantic place.

Wildlife SOS

Wildlife SOS is a eulogistic ambition that started in 1995 by a group of people to strive in the direction of preserving and conserving wildlife.  This place is home to elephants, tigers, sloth bears, and different endangered animals. The organization works towards educating people about protecting wildlife and also rescues animals in distress.

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