Wherever you go in India, you have to see one of the wonders of the world and only then your tour is over. There are many other works of sheer excellence in Agra, which are either manmade or natural beauties. If you love history and art, then a tour to Agra is a must! Here’s why: –
1. The inescapable Taj Mahal: –
If you are in Agra, it will be a waste of a tour if you do not see this wonder. The love story behind this monument is what made this gorgeous white marble monument so famous. Other than that, the brilliant architecture will leave you hypnotized. It is a true feast to the eyes and looks the most gorgeous during the days when there is a full moon.
2. The historic Agra fort: –
Another sight to see in Agra is the ancient Agra fort. This was built in the 16th century and is a proof of incredible architectural skills of the Mughals. The fort is located near the famous gardens of Taj Mahal and is called the Red fort of Agra. It is said that Emperor Shah Jahan spent his last few days here viewing this monument he had built for his lovely wife.
3. Fatehpur Sikri: –
Fatehpur Sikri was a tribute to Sufi Saint and was built by Akbar in 1570. The Fatehpur Sikri is a blend of Islamic, Persian and Indian artistry put together. The red sandstone, huge gates and water are soothing to see. You can also see Birbal’s house here.
4. Itmad-Ud-Daulah: –
Itmad-Ud-Daulah is India’s first ever tomb, which is completely made with marble. This tomb brought in the new construction style in the Mughal architecture. This tomb was built during Jahangir`s period. Itmad-Ud-Daulah is about 21 meters high and was built in the memory of Mirza Ghiyas. He was Jahangir’s father-in-law. You will notice Persian and Islamic designing styles when you visit the tomb. Also, do not miss out on noticing the sheer skills of the wall paintings inside the tomb.
5. Wildlife SOS: –
Going to the Wildlife SOS is a duty of the human kind to help out the world and the creatures living around the globe. This is an organization, which takes care of animals in the country. You will be inspired in just one visit. If you love animals, then you will definitely love this place a lot.
Each and every trip has something new to teach us. A trip to Agra will educate you a lot of about the history of the Mughals, architecture and saving animals. So, if you want to take a short trip to a beautiful place then you should head to Agra. Do not forget to book your train tickets and also food for the train journey. You will get your food delivery at Agra Cantt. So what are you waiting for?
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