Agra UNESCO World Heritage Sites Agra is one of the prime tourist destinations of India, It forms a major part of the Golden Triangle in addition to Jaipur and Delhi. It is a proud city and boasts of three world heritage sites of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Agra is a true center of culture, art and religious practices.
Agra a part from its spectacular monuments is famous for its craftsmen and handicrafts. From here a tourist can shop for best quality marble and soft stone inlay work, carpet and leather items.During 16th and early 17th century Agra was the capital of the Mughal Empire. However, its significance as a political center ended with a shift in the capital to Delhi by Shah Jahan. Agra houses one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India, Taj Mahal. Taj has been included in the list of new seven wonders of the world. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife. It is a true epitome of love.
Apart from Taj Agra Fort is another sight to relish. The city of Agra livens up during the festive time of the Taj Mahotsava which is held in the month of February with Taj as the backdrop. The festival lasts for 10 days in Shilpgram, where several artists from various fields perform their art in front of large audience. Agra no doubt is included on every first time visitor's itinerary Same Day Agra Tour By Car.
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