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AGRA THE HERITAGE CITY

Agra is primarily witness of Mughal architectural excellence and their love for structural designs. Millions of tourists visit Agra from all across the globe every year, no trip to India can be considered as complete without visiting this heritage city of India 

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The Heritage City Agra situated on the banks of holy river Yamuna.  One of prominent tourist destinations in the World. Millions of tourists visit Agra from all across the globe every year to see the beauty of majestic Taj Mahal and other historical monument lying everywhere in the city. Agra is primarily witness of Mughal architectural excellence and their love for structural designs. No trip to India can be considered as complete without visiting this place, Agra a home to many World Heritage sites listed by UNESCO and this unique city boast of several historical monuments

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The history of this historic city has monuments that hold memories dating back to centuries ago. Numerous rulers contributed to the rich past of this city. Modern Agra was founded by Sikandar Lodhi in the 16th century

The history of this beautiful city has monuments that hold memories dating back to centuries ago. In fact this city is as old as time can be. It dates back to the amazing mythical tales of Mahabharata. Sultan Sikander Lodi is the main founder of modern Agra. This beautiful city was founded way back in in the 16th century. It was re –designed when the Mughal Rule took over the city

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The golden age of the city began with the Mughals. It was known then as Akbarabād and remained the capital of the Mughal Empire under the Emperors Akbar, Jahāngīr and Shāh Jahān

The golden age of the city began with the Mughals. It was known then as Akbarabād and remained the capital of the Mughal Empire under the Emperors Akbar, Jahāngīr and Shāh Jahān. The Mughal love of architecture translated into beautiful monuments such as Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and Sikandra. Akbar made it the center of art, culture, commerce and learning and Shah Jahan saw it in full bloom. Most of the buildings belong to the period between mid-16th century and 17th century and were of high quality. These monuments were built in the contemporary Mughal style. Mughlai cuisine and the skilled craftsmen can still be seen in the narrow lanes of the city as a reminiscent of the lost times

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Agra a home to many World Heritage Sites listed by UNESCO, this place boast of several historical monuments

World Heritage Site Agra Red Fort Sprawling over an area of 380,000 sq m, the fortress is situated on the right bank of River Yamuna, re- built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, after he defeated the Afghans at Panipat in 1556. Originally, this fort was held by the King Sikarwar and subsequently by Ibrahim Lodi, Babur, Humayun and Sher Shah. The fort was in bad shape when Akbar rebuilt it using red sandstone, The renovation of this unique red monument completed in 1573, after eight years of hard work of 1,444,000 labours. The fort is often referred to as walled city, as seventy feet high walls surround it on all sides

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World Heritage Site Fatehpur Sikri (The City of Victory) Exceptional testimony to the Mughal civilization at the end of the 16th century. It offers a unique example of architectural ensembles of very high quality constructed between 1571 and 1585. Its form and layout strongly influenced the evolution of Indian town planning, Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, is the typical Mughal walled city, with well-defined private and public areas and imposing gateways. The architecture is a blend of Hindu and Islamic and reflects the political and philosophical vision of the Mughal emperors

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Sikandra Mausoleum (Mughal Emperor Akbar’s Tomb) situated on the out skirts of the city, who, during his lifetime itself had completed the tomb and laid out a beautiful garden. However, the topmost portion of mausoleum in marble was constructed by his son, Mughal Emperor Jahangir; the shape of tomb is pyramidal and consists of five storeys. The cenotaph is at a level below the ground level. The entire tomb is constructed of red sandstone but for the top storey which is constructed in white marble

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Taj Mahal designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 for being “the jewel of Indo-Islamic architecture in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage”. Described by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore as “the tear-drop on the cheek of time”, it is regarded by many as the best example of Mughal architecture and a symbol of India’s rich history. It was declared a winner of the New 7 Wonders of the World (2000–2007) initiative. The Taj Mahal was commissioned by Shah Jahan in 1631, to be built in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632. The imperial courts documenting Shah Jahan’s grief after the death of Mumtaz Mahal illustrate the love story held as the inspiration for Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal complex is believed to have been completed in its entirety in 1653 at a cost estimated at the time to be around 32 million rupees, which in current times would be approximately 52.8 billion Indian rupees (US $ 827 million). The construction project employed some 20,000 artisans under the guidance of a board of architects led by the court architect to the emperor, Ustad Ahmad Lahauri 

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