Located on the right bank of the River Yamuna, Agra in Uttar Pradesh, India has a long history. Principally known to the world for the marvelous Taj Mahal, Agra in Uttar Pradesh, Northern India is an integral part of the Northern Golden Triangle Tours.
The very Agra air is impregnated with romance and the Taj Mahal stands in its pure white grandeur to reinforce this fact. The greatest and finest dedication to love by any man, the Taj Mahal is almost like the signature monument of Agra, India.
Agra finds a mention in the ancient Hindu scriptures as 'Agraban' and was known to be one of the most important cities after Mathura in the ancient times. Agra as it exists today was established by a local ruler, Badal Singh. Later Sikander Lodhi established his capital in Agra, Northern India. Agra attained its glory and splendor during the Mughal rule.
It was during the Mughal period that Agra saw a frenzied building activity. On your Northern Golden Triangle Tours you get an opportunity to visit fascinating monuments constructed of red sandstone and pure white marble.
Some of the monuments that you must visit while on your Northern Golden Triangle tours to Agra, India are the Taj Mahal, Akbar's tomb at Sikandra, Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb, Agra Fort, Chini ka Rauza and other monuments.
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