If you want to visit Taj Mahal, Agra then you can be rest assured that you have come to the right place. Agra the zenith of art and an enshrined romance. It is a town that lives mainly in the past. Once the seat of the Mughal rulers. A sojourn where people descend from far and wide to catch a glimpse of the monument that catapults this small, sleepy town to immortality.
Agra for long has been adored as a sublime symbol of love. It is a glittering testimony of the sacred tender emotions that both Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal had for each other. It is a tribute to their immortal love that people from around the world visit Agra to catch a glimpse of the Glorious Taj Mahal.
The ancient city is situated on the bank of river Yamuna. The city of Agra is surrounded by various places of historical significance. The forts and palaces built in Mughal era speaks of Mughal grandeur. The city also offers a variety of eating out options.
The History of Agra
The history of Agra is as variant as the people of the city. The city become of one of the principal cities of the Mughal Empire during 1526 to 1658.
The Taj Mahal
The most beautiful building in the world. In 1631 the emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in memory of his wife Mumtaz, who died in childbirth. Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as a monument to her memory and her fertility, but then relapsed into a life of scandalous behavior. This tomb was only one of hundreds of beautiful buildings that Shah Jahan erected, mostly at Agra and in the new Dehli that came into being under his planning.
Beauty of Taj Mahal during Day
The Taj Mahal shows a different aspect of beauty at different times of the day. The sight of the Taj awash with the subtle pinks of dawn is an unforgettable sight.
White Marble Mausoleum – It's the main attraction of entire complex. Made from white Makrana marble brought from Rajasthan, the mausoleum houses tombs of Empress Mumtaj Mahal and Emperor Shah Jahan.
A Mosque – Built in the western side of marble structure.
Taj Mahal was constructed under the supervision of Ustad Ahmad Lahauri – the principal architect, Makramat Khan and Abd ul-Karim Ma'mur Khan.
The craftsmanship of Mughal architecture "Taj Mahal" in contemporary age is counted among Seven Wonders of the World. Our Taj Mahal Tours packages ensure that you see this majestic monument.
India visit is incomplete without viewing the Taj.