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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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JODHPUR THE BLUE CITY OF INDIA

Jodhpur the Fortress-city at the edge of the Thar Desert of Rajasthan in India, famous for its blue homes and architecture known as the “Blue City of India” blue city of Jodhpur, is a magnificent spectacle and an architectural masterpiece. The formidable walls appear to grow organically from its rocky perch. Here the history surpasses the boundaries of the Royal Rajputana clan and meets from Mughals to the British Raj, the fairs and festivals are as vibrant as the land is arid, showcasing the zealous spirit of the locals; and the fusion of Rajputana and Mughal architecture that manifests in the many temples locks an unbreakable spell upon its viewer, the glorious past of Jodhpur is personified through the various forts, palaces

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The ‘blue city’ really is blue! Jodhpur proper stretches well beyond the 16th-century border, but it’s the immediacy and buzzes of the old blue city and the larger-than life fort that capture travelers’ imaginations.

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Umaid Bhavan Palace in the blue city of Jodhpur the fascinating palace of India and one of the largest private residences of the World. Ground for the foundations of the building was broken in 1929 by Maharaja Umaid Singh and the construction work was completed in 1943. The palace has 347 rooms and is the principal residence of the former Jodhpur royal family. A part of the palace has now been converted into a hotel and museum. The history of building the Umaid Bhawan Palace is linked to a curse by a saint who had said that a period of drought would follow the good rule of the Rathore Dynasty. Jodhpur faced severe drought and famine in the 1920s for a period of three consecutive years. The farmers of the area, faced with this hardship, sought the help of the then king Umaid Singh, who was the 37th Rathore ruler of Marwar at Jodhpur, to provide them with some employment so that they could survive the harsh conditions. The king, in order to help the farmers, decided to build a lavish palace

Mehrangarh Fort of blue city of Jodhpur the magnificent fort in Jodhpur, one of the largest forts in India. Built in around 1459 by Rao Jodha, the fort is situated 410 feet (125 m) above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. A winding road leads to and from the city below. The imprints of the impact of cannonballs fired by attacking armies of Jaipur can still be seen on the second gate. There are seven gates, which include Jayapol (meaning ‘victory gate’), built by Maharaja Man Singh to commemorate his victories over Jaipur and Bikaner armies. There is also a Fattehpol (also meaning ‘victory gate’), which commemorates Maharaja Ajit Singhji victory over Mughals

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The unique museum in the Mehrangarh fort is one of the well-stocked museums in India. In one section of the fort museum, there is a selection of old royal palanquins, including the elaborate domed gilt Mahadol palanquin which was won in a battle from the Governor of Gujarat in 1730. The museum exhibits the heritage of the Rathores in arms, costumes, paintings and decorated period. Galleries in Mehrangarh Museum displays unique Palanquins, the best-preserved collections of fine and applied arts of the Mughal period of Indian history, during which the Rathore rulers of Jodhpur maintained close links with the Mughal emperors. It also has the remains of Emperor Akbar, also displays a rare collection of armour from every period in Jodhpur. On display are sword hilts in jade, silver, rhino horn, ivory, shields studded with rubies, emeralds and pearls and guns with gold and silver work on the barrels. The gallery also has on display the personal swords of many emperors, among them outstanding historical piece like the Khaanda of Rao Jodha, the sword of Akbar the Great and the sword of Timur. Jaswant Thada lies to the left of the Mehrangarh fort complex. It is a royal cenotaph made up of white marble. It was built to commemorate Maharaja Jaswant Singh. Some rare portraits of the former rulers of Jodhpur are also displayed here

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Jodhpur people are amongst the most hospitable people of India. They have a typical Marwari accent. The lifestyle in Jodhpur is quite fascinating. The folks there wear nice and lovely multihued costumes. Lending a romantic aura to Jodhpur, are its exquisite handicrafts, folk dances, folk music and the brightly attired people. The desert people are quite affable. With their sweet smiles and warm hospitality, they win the hearts of the visitors. The famous Marwar festival brings out the festive spirits of the people of this city. The bazaars of Jodhpur have a range of items from tie & dye textiles, embroidered leather shoes, lacquerware, antiques, carpets and puppets to the exquisite Rajasthani textiles, clay figurines, miniature camels and elephants, marble inlay work and classic silver jewellery

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Jodhpur has a mystery in its air when it comes to cuisine. The traditional style stays the same like the rest of Rajasthan but you can find many interesting delicacies that takes the cuisine to the next level. If you have a sweet tooth, you would love this cuisine. Many classic Rajasthani desserts originated from Jodhpur

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RAJASTHAN THE CULTURAL HERITAGE

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Rajasthan uniquely famous for its royalty, great hospitality, amazing foods, colorful culture, festivals and the most splendid, artistic forts and palaces, this place has artistic and cultural traditions which reflect the ancient Indian way of life. The most enticing part of Rajasthan is the traditional lifestyle, festivity and welcoming people, who always carry a bright, wide smile on their face. The people of Rajasthan are known for their culture nearly 5000 years old and which is a blend of tradition and history and old age charm. The moment you enter any part of Rajasthan you feel like a royalty. There is something in the air – chin up, chest out, grace and dignity personified – Padharo Maro Desh Re. Beautiful locations, delicious food along with locals who are known for their warm demeanour and large hearts make Rajasthan a place unlike any other. This romantic place is filled with untold stories, legends, folklore and heritage treasure, attracts tourists and vacationers from all across the World. Full of historical forts, temples and palaces, havelis, wild parks and unique thar desert, which drives visitors to this wonderful place. The vibrancy of Rajasthan is prominent through its intriguing artistic and cultural traditions. Touted as a romantic destination yet Rajasthan has plenty to offer to all kinds of travellers

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You will be left spellbound by the highly cultivated classical music and local dances that depict the lifestyles and day to day relationships of Rajasthanis. Its culture is vibrant with yummy cuisines, beautiful dances, and mesmerizing music. It is known for its royal grandeur and royalties and its varied folk culture from villages is often depicted as symbolic of the state which attracts tourist from all over the world. Folk music plays a delightfully large part in bringing to life the essence of Rajasthani culture. Lyrics relate of the heroic deeds and love stories and are often accompanied with unique musical instruments such as the dholak, sitar and sarangi. Be sure to try and catch a glimpse of the live performances of the traditional Ghoomar Dance, performed by women wearing colourful flowing dresses called ghagharas traditional to the area

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This is some place that truly depicts the composite essence of India and its celebration of life itself. Walk through the ancient alleyways; treat your senses with its celebrated art forms and tempting flavoursome food. Foodies with an appetite for discovering new cuisines would find Rajasthan cuisine to be an enriching culinary experience. Favourites include Bajre ki roti, pyaaz kachorri and most importantly Dal Bati Churma

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The mighty Thar Desert, the adventurous wild forests, camel safari and glimpse of tigers, shimmering jewels, traditional delicious cuisines, flamboyant art and vibrant culture, famous colourful fairs and festivals – You name it and Rajasthan has it!. The dazzling fairs and festivals in Rajasthan will give you a chance to explore the art, culture, traditions, history and people. The most famous ones are Pushkar fair and Jaisalmer Desert festival. From desert scrub to holy lakes, one thing that is hard to grasp for the first-time (or even repeat) visitor is the sheer size of the place

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Rajasthan literally means “The Land of Kings” and Kingdoms The glorious history of the Rajput era is well preserved through majestic forts and palaces. All corners of this destination covered by fabulous attractions and wonders built by various rulers and architects of that era. It has a romantic past which reminds us of heroism, honor and chivalry. Legend says that Rajasthan is home to Rajputs who have ruled Rajasthan for 1000 year. Withstanding years of merciless winds and striking desert heat, these buildings have stood tall in all their glory waiting for all to visit them

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