Agra – A city where heritage contemplates
Considered to be a tourist’s “Mecca“, one’s journey in India is incomplete without Agra.Blessed with one of the wonders of the world – Taj Mahal, Agra is one of the most prominent destinations of Uttar Pradesh. Known as the Land of Palaces, historical monuments run through the entire fabric of Agra. People are left gaping at its sheer vastness and cultutral heritage.It is also an important part of the Golden Triangle Tourist route along with Delhi and Jaipur. A guided tour with tourist guides in Agra is a must.
Why Visit Agra?
- One of the seven wonders of the World and a World Heritage Site.
- Get enamoured by the famous Taj Mahotsav which pulsates the city of Agra in the month of Feb!A must watch!
- Nights of the Taj Mahal are special.Linger here as the sun sets and view the monument blossoming into a juvenile beauty!
- Get the opportunities to unveil the comprehensive sites of Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri
- For those who have an eye for craftsmanship can collect beatifying marble artifacts from here.
Taj Mahal – Embodiment of Grace and Romance
Taj Mahal, the word itself creates vibrant images in the mind of cupid struck.Strutured by an Emperor for his love,the White Dome buries his beloved by his side.He could not forget Her and I am sure you would not be able to forget – Taj Mahal
Fatehpur Sikri – A Poetry on Stone
Perched atop a rocky ridge 40 km. west of Agra is Fatehpur Sikri.Enjoy a walk through the sprawling ramparts and you will be amazed to see history coming to life before your peeled eyes.Buland Darwaza,Jama Masjid,Diwan-I-Khas central pillar are a treat to watch.
Taj Mahotsav Festival
Taj Mahotsav is an annual 10 say festival that is held at shilpgram.This festival celebrates the rich crafts,culture and art of India.Around 400 artisans from aall over the country come together and showcase theur unique crafts.Wood carvings from Tamil Nadu,Chikan work from Lucknow,Bamboo work from North East,Paper Nache from South India and Pottery from Khurja can be found here.Geta slice of the Folk dances and taste varieties of lip-smacking Indian dishes.
Watch this romantic musical drama that depicts the love story of Shahjahan and Mumtaz.They have created the largest replica of Taj Mahal in Makrana marble which is carried by a hydraulic lift on the centre of the stage.
Delicious food and restaurants
Located at taj road,Only restaurant is the best place to try mughlai dishes.the interior of this restaurant is appealing and it offers mughlai,Chinese and Indian dishes.
Thus, Agra is a roll wrapped with great cultural heritage and history in it.