Agra is famous for Taj. For times immemorial the Taj will stand as a symbol of eternal and pure love. The permanent beauty of Taj Mahal is related directly with the name of India. Mumtaz mahal or Taj Mahal is the symbol of love and companionship. It is the inspiration point of poets, lovers, painters and musicians.
Though there are various places to visit in Agra but it is mainly known for Taj Mahal. The beauty of Taj Mahal can be explored and witnessed at any time during the year and hour. It will make you wonder with amazement by reflecting different variant stages. Visit this unique place with Agra holiday packages to enjoy a beautiful tour trip.
Agra is gifted by extreme and tropical climate. In Agra especially the summers are hot and even the maximum temperature can soar up to 45 degree Celsius, whereas the winters are foggy and cold. Monsoon season is marked by heavy rains and high humidity in Agra.
The best months to visit Agra, especially Taj Mahal is in winter months from October to March. It is best to avoid the summer as well as the monsoon months.
The city of Taj, Agra is easily reachable through air, rail and road. The chief gateway to Agra is the capital city of India, Delhi. Customary flights are also available to Agra. There are many express trains from Delhi to Agra which takes less than 2 hours to reach Agra. Enjoy this spectacular tour trip with Agra holiday packages.
There are many tourist places to visit in Agra -
Agra Fort - It was built by great Emperor Akbar in 1565. This fort is the masterpiece of construction and design. There are number of exquisite building within the fort like Moti Masjid, Diwane-I-Aam, Diwani-i-Khas and Musanman Burj, Khaas Mahal, Sheesh Mahal etc.
Chini Ka Roza - It is a tomb of Afzal Khan. He was a Persian poet and minister at Shah Jehan's court. It gets its name from the brightly colored glazed tiles which decorate it. It is situated just a km beyond itmad-ud-daula.
Sikandra - It is a suburb of Agra, just 13 km from Agra Fort. It is the last resting place of the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan.
Itmad-Ud Daula - There are several fine examples of Mughal architecture to the north of the fort and across the river Yamuna.
Taj Mahal offers a diverse perspective to all the visitors and also all the time. Taj sparkles like a jewel in moon light especially when the semi -precious stones which are inlaid into the white marble on the main mausoleum catch the glow of the moon. Book your Agra holiday packages and get an insight to this wonderful tour destination.
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