About Agra

Agra is a major tourist attraction as it contains one of the seven wonders of the world - Taj Mahal. Agra is an ancient city situated on the river Yamuna within the stae of Uttar Pradesh In India. The city has been described as Agraba in the epic Mahabharata. The city was capital of Lodhi Kingdom and later on seved the same for Mughals. During 16th and 17th century the city was developed as art, culture, commerce and learning center by Mughal kings like Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jahan. 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.

Location:
Located on the banks of Yamuna River, in the North of Uttar Pradesh, Agra is a wonderful place and a popular tourist stopover.

Famous For:
Agra city is famous for its structures built by Mughal kings during their reign. Taj Mahal, one of the greatest symbols 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.

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Agra is between Oct and March. It is not hot than and there are few rains during this period.

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