Agra city is famous for its structures built by Mughal kings during their reign. Taj Mahal, one of the greatest signs of love is the prime feature of Agra. The mausoleum is visited by thousands of people from all over the world. Besides Taj Mahal there are a number of architectural marvels in the city. These marvels include Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, Sikandra, Jama Masjid, Mariyam's Tomb and Chini-Ka-Roza. Agra is an ancient city situated on the river Yamuna within the stae of Uttar Pradesh In India. Some wonderful buildings were erected in Agra City by the mughal kings. Agra city is famous for monuments and crafts. The monument and crafts have preserved the cultural heritage for centuries.
Taj Mahal, the epitome of love, was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This elegant monument of love is one of the most visited and most photographed places in the world. Taj Mahal is an amalgation of Indo-Persian architecture, depicting the love of Mughal emperors for buildings .
Agra Red Fort
The Agra fort was built for military purpose by Akbar in 1565, the red sandstone Agra fort was partially converted into a palace during Shah Jahan's time. Though the principle structure was built by Akbar many more additions were made by his grandsons.
Fatehpur Sikri is built 37 kms from Agra, predominantly in Red Sandstone. Fatehpur Sikri was built during 1571 and 1585. This town was planned and built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, as his capital but shortage of water compelled him to abandon the city and within 20 years the capital of Mughals was shifted to Lahore.
Ram Bagh is one of the first Mughal gardens laid by Babur when he came to India. It is located around 500 m North of the Chini Ka Rauza. These well laid gardens have now lost their actual form. One needs to imagine a lot to picture how these gardens must have looked in 1558.