Taj Mahal – Agra

Taj in Agra – A Dreamland to Visit on earth

We all know about the seven wonders in the world. But The Taj Mahal in India has a different and special place that cannot be bounded in few words. The TAJ Mahal is one of the wonder in the world. Not only because of its historic value but with th love and emotions that are in the wall of this lovely Taj makes it a must see place. It is a symbol of love of a Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.. It is situated in Agra City, India. Shah Jahan created Taj Mahal in loving memory of his beautiful wife Mumtaz . After her name Taj is also called as Mumtaz Mahal, an inseparable companion of Shah Jahan, who died in 1631, while giving birth to their 14th child. According to history the Taj Mahal is a result of promise made by Shah Jahan to her wife that he will build world’s most beautiful monument in her memory and he made really the world’s most beautiful and Eternal monument called Taj Mahal. Shah Jahan, himself also, lies entombed in this mausoleum along with his wife.

Apart from the Taj Mahal the other places that can be visited in Agra are

Agra Fort

Agra Fort took eight years and thirty-five lakh rupees to complete its construction and is second only to Taj in Agra. It had over five hundred buildings, as mentioned by Abul Fazal in his chronicles

Chini Ka Rauza

Mulla Shukrullah Shirazi took imagination to build his own mausoleum. Every portion of this unique monument is made by using bright color schemes, known as ‘Chini ka Rauza’.

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri was a city planned by Akbar with great care and planning in the honor of Sheikh Salim Chisti. The city but destroyed only after fifteen years due to scarcity of water in the town.

Also visit Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, Mariam-Zamani Tomb and other monuments of Agra

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