Agra (Rich past Mughal Rulers)
This famous city of Uttar Pradesh known for its monuments of love – the ‘Taj Mahal’ is one of the famous attractions of the same day Agra tour by car which is visited by thousands of unique tourists every day. It is a land of architectural marvel built by the Mughal emperors who ruled this place for centuries. The scenic location on the bank of the River Yamuna and the Mughal architecture make the trip of Taj Mahal a life experience for tourists. This is a magnificent city in Uttar Pradesh known worldwide for the symbol of love the ‘Agra Fort’ ‘Taj Mahal’ and ‘Fatehpur Sikri’ which are also UNESCO world heritage sites.
Taj Mahal (Crown of the Palaces)
It is one of the finest Mughal architecture known worldwide for its magnificent beauty of construction, design, and decoration. It is a monument of endless beauty where one can experience the romance of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan encrypted in the white marble. It is a symbol of love built in memory of Mumtaz Mahal, one of Shah Jahan’s wives. The Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and UNESCO world heritage site too. It is known for its exemplary blend of Indo-Islamic architecture that can be seen in the lattice work, inlay decorations plastic, arch of jali, calligraphic representations, herringbone and incised painting. Taj Mahal tour from Delhi is the best way to explore Agra and places nearby.
Agra Fort (Red Sandstone Fort)
The other popular attraction on same day Agra tour by train is Agra fort. It is located near Taj Mahal. It is a crescent shaped of Red fort built by Mughal emperor Akbar on the west of the River Yamuna. This fort is spread over an area of 2.5 KMs; this fort is known for its majestic structure of 20 meters high and the outer wall of 2.4 KMs. This invincible fort can be reached through 2 gates, namely Delhi gate and Amar Singh gate. It is one of the significant forts of India that was once home to the great Mughal emperors such as Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan, and Aurangzeb. Among the attractions that contributed to the tourists during their visit to this fort special Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Khas Mahal, Jahangir Palace, and 2 mosques.
Agra is a Mughal architectural wonderland that draws tourists from all over the world. Some of the other well known sightseeing attractions in this place are the Rambagh Garden, Chini ka Rauza, the Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani, Akbar’s Mausoleum in Sikandra, and Dayalbagh Gardens.