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Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendour of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid remainder of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries. While its significance as a political centre ended with the transfer of the capital to Delhi in 1634 by Shah Jahan, its architectural wealth has secured its place on the international map. A pleasant town with comparatively slow pace, Agra is known for its superb inlay work on marble and soastone by craftsman who are descendant of those who worked under the Mughals. The city is also famous for its carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes. more....
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Agra Fort, AgraItmad - Ud - Daula, AgraPlaces to See
Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad - Ud - Daula, Chini ka Rauza, Sikandra, Radhaswamy Satsang, Dayalbagh more.....

Built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D. the fort Is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-E-Am, Diwani-E-Khaas and Musanman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment beside Jahangirs place, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal. more.....

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Taj Mahal, AgraInterior Taj Mahal, AgraTaj Mahal
History of Taj Mahal, Approach of Taj Mahal, Exterior of Taj Mahal, Interior of Taj Mahal more.....

Built by a grief stricken Emperor Shah Jehan as a memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal , the Taj Mahal has a structural elegance and pristine beauty that has been rarely matched . more.....



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Sikandra Fort, AgraFatehpur Sikri, AgraExcursions
Ram Bagh, Jama Masjid, Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandra more.....

A royal city perfectly preserved, Fatehpur Sikri provides a marvellous escape into the past . Akbar embarked on the construction of a new capital here when a prophecy of the birth of a male royal heir, by the Sufi saint Salim Chisti of Sikri, came true. more.....

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Shopping in AgraShopping
Agra is noted for its sweets and savories like petha and dal-moth. Agra is famous for its marble inlay work, leather goods, brasswares, finely worked precious and semi-precious stone jewellry and ornate zari embroidery. Much of this is available around the Taj complex. The main shopping areas are the Sadar Bazar, Kinari Bazar and Munro Road. more.....



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Cuisine AgraCuisine
Several of India's famous meat dishes come from the north where Muslim influence introduced considerable sophistication. The superb Mughlai cuisine with its luscious sauces of milk, curd, cream and crushed nuts is available in major restaurants in the big cities. more.....



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Amar Vilas, AgraTaj View, AgraHotels in Agra
Amar Vilas Palace :: Jaypee Palace :: Welcomgroup Mughal Sheraton :: Hotel Agra Ashok :: Hotel Clarks Shiraz :: Howard Park Plaza :: Taj View Hotel more.....




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How to Reach
Connection to important cities from Agra Cantt, Agra fort station, Raja-Ki Mandi and Tundla. Important trains for Agra are: 2001/2002 Shatabdi Exp (Delhi -Bhopal); 2179/2180 Taj Exp(H. Nizamuddin-Agra/Gwalior); 2615/2616 G.I. Exp (Delhi-Madras); 4677/4678 Jhelum Exp (Jammu tawi-Pune);
847771/ 8478 Kalinga Utkal Exp. more.....


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Travel Information
Area: 62sq.km Population: 11,11,086 (1991 census) Altitude: 169 mtrs, above sea level Season: October to March more.....

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Tailormade Tours
Agra as you want to be, choose from a bouquet of Culture, Festivals etc., to match your definition of a perfect holidays more.....

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