Agra is known as city of love.the popular symbol of love is situated here. Agra is a city of historical value .Agra is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh India. It is lies on the bank of river yamuna. history lovers can find many things here . You can visit many places here.
Taj Mahal is a mausoleum which is made of white marble and consider one of seven wonders.it was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal.it is said , that is she so beautiful and the king loved her very much . the splendor beauty of the Taj is testimony of their love . Graves of Mumtaj Mahal and Shah Jahan are situated here. The tomb consists a big dome and four minretets at the four corners . You can also see beautiful carving on the stone of Taj Mahal . Two red stones buildings are also there which were one is mosque and second is former guest House. Lush green garden with a pool makes the Taj Mahal more beautiful . Millions of tourists visit Taj Mahal every year.
Red fort or Agra fort is also a very beautiful building in Agra. it is built by Mughal emperor Akbar and owned by many famous dynasties like Mughals, Marathas, Suri , Lodhi and in the end British. it is made of red stones . In the fort there are many places to visit like shishmahal,gaznin gate, Jahangir’s Hauz ,diwan-e- aam, Nagina masjid etc.which can mesmerized you . Fatehpur Sikri is another historical building to visit .Akbar made this building in gratitude of Khawaja Salim chisti who blessed Akbar with his heir . Here you can see Buland Darwaja , Diwan-e-aam Jodha Mahal etc.it is 40 kms. Ahead of Agra . Akbar tomb also known as Sikandra is also a building with beautiful architecture. Mughal emperor Akbar and his daughter’s Graves are situated here.it is masterpiece of architecture. Garden of tomb has many animals.
Mariam Tomb is another historical building near Akbar’s tomb. It is built by Mughal emperor Jahangir in the memory of his mother Mariam- uz-zamani. The tomb contain three stone buildings . Like other Mughal buildings it is also surrounded by beautiful garden.Chini ka Rauza is also a tomb. It is tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah who was a scholar and poet in Shahjahan’s court. Itimad-ud- daullah is another tomb located in Agra . It is tomb of Mirza ghiyas beg father of Mughal emperor Jahangir’s wife Noor Jahan and grand father of Mumtaj Mahal. In Agra you can also see many other buildings which are not famous .Sadar bazar , Belan Ganj , kinari bazar , are some markets of Agra which has very old past . You can say that no other city is as rich past as Agra . A fair called Taj mahotsav is organised by government of u.p. in Agra in the month of February. Many famous artists performed in the mahotsav. Agra is also famous for it’s marble craft items and leather items. So if you are going to Agra don’t forget to buy these things.