Thursday, April 12, 2012

Mughal Architecture in India


Agra, the ancient city of Incredible India is a treasure trove of historical artifacts. Placed on the banks of river Yamuna, the city has never failed to lure vacationers with its age old charm and splendor. Being one of the most sought after travel destination, Agra magnetizes hundreds of thousands of vacationers from all the corners of the world. Further, the destination is mainly popular for featuring attractions like Taj Mahal, Agra Red Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and Jama Masjid. However, most appealing of all is the engrossing Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan.

Considered as the shining glory of India, Taj Mahal was built in the memory of Shah Jahan’s loving wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Internationally known as the ‘jewel of Muslim art’, this incredible work of art is universally admired as a finest Mughal architecture. It is also identified as the ultimate symbol of undying love between two souls. The beauty of this outstanding monument never fails to lure travelers and art lovers. Further, Taj Mahal became a famed UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1983. A visit to this ultimate destination is truly a feast for the senses.Taj Mahal Tour Packages

However, if you want to enjoy the authentic Indian music and traditional folk art forms then plan your Agra tour in the month of February, during Taj Mahotsava. It is one such festival that magnetizes countless visitors from all the corners of the globe. Moreover, this 10 days carnival is actually an amazing platform where you can enjoy India’s rich art, craft, cultures, cuisine, dance and music etc. It is a must visit attraction of Agra. Places to visit in Agra
Another arresting monument to catch in Agra is the Fatehpur Sikri. Situated about 35 km away from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri was constructed by Mughal Emperor, Sikriwal Rajput Rajas as his capital city. Further, the monument was designed by Tuhir das, using India principles. Intricate inlay work and delicate pierce work are part of its interior decoration that attracts the travelers. Vacationers from all over the globe opt for Agra tour to catch this wonderful Mughal architecture and appreciate its beauty and charm.

Next, the city is also famous for featuring the appealing Red Fort, Agra Fort, a marvelous fort built with red sandstone. Constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar, the Red Fort complex shelters many beautiful architectural structures like Diwan-E-Aam, Diwan-E-Khas, Jahangir Palace, Khas Mahal, Shish Mahal, Musamman Burj, etc. It is believed that Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his own son, in Red Fort, at the end of his life.  
So, what are you waiting for? Book your favorite Agra tours and enjoy some of your favorite historical attractions. You are certainly going to have a unique experience during your Agra visit.  Golden Triangle Tour

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