Agra, a city on the banks of the Yamuna River in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, achieved fame as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from 1526 to 1658.
It finds mention in the epic Mahabharata where it was called Agrevana, or “the border of the forest”. It has many splendid Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
List of sights
Red Fort of Agra
Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital …
The Taj Mahal“Crown of the Palace”, is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the southern bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned …
Tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah
Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah (I’timād-ud-Daulah Maqbara) is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Often described as …