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Taj Mahal

Sheer poetry in marble, majesty and magnificence, unrivalled, Taj Mahal, the one and only of its kind in the world. the monumental labour of love of a great ruler for his beloved Queen. The ultimate realization of Emperor Shahjehan's dream. One of the wonders of the world. This enchanting mausoleum, on the bank of river Yamuna took 22 years (1631 to 1652 A.D) to complete with the help of an estimated 20,000 workers.

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Agra Fort

The great mughal emperor Akbar commissioned the construction of the Agra Fort in 1565. A.D, although additions were made till the time of his grandson Shahjehan. The forbidding exteriors of this Fort hide an inner paradise. There ara a number of exquisite buildings like the Moti Masjid -a white marble mosque a kin to naperfect pearl; Diwan-e-Aam. Diwan-e-Khass, Jehangir's palace; Khaas Mahal; Sheesh Mahal and Musamman or Samman burj-where Shahjehan was held captive in 1666 A.D.

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Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah(Baby Taj)

On the left bank of river Yamuna, is located the second mos beautiful building in Agra after Taj, the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Designed like a silver Jewel box in marble, this building is a marvellous example of delicacy and precision in inlay work. The craftmanship at Itmad-ud Daulah foreshadows the Taj Mahal.It was here that pietra Dura-the inlay work on marble so characteristic of the Taj was first used.This tomb was the first mausoleum built on river bank, till then only pleasure gardens were built on the river bank. This beautiful mausoleum was built by Nur-Jahan wife of Emperor Jehangir between 1622-1628 A.D for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg, who was appointed the Prime Minister of the Empire shortly after Nur Jahan's marriage to Jehangir and titled as 'Itmad-ud-Daulah' which means Lord Treasurer of the Empire.

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Fatehpur sikri

(39 Kms from Agra) An epic in Red Sandstone called Fatehpur Sikri. A city of yesteryears, today lost in the mists of time. This town was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. A son-less Akbar had gone to Sikri to seek blessings of a muslim saint Sheikh Salim Chisti.When his son was born, he in gratitude, constructed his capital and named it Fatehpur Sikri.He had planned this city as his capital but shortage of water and unrest in north-west compelled him to abandon the city and within 20 years the capital of Mughals was shifted to Lahore. The beautiful marble tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti still attracts thousands who seek blessings of the revered saint. Other renowned places are Diwan-e-Aam,Diwn-e-Khas,Buland Darwaza,Panch Mahal,Jodha Bai's and Birbal Bhavan.Fatehpur Sikri was built during 1564 and 1585 A.D

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Sikandara

The mausoleum of Emperor Akbar represents his philosphy and secular outlook, combining the best of Hindu and Muslim architectures in a superlative fusion. Completed in 1613 A.D. It is one of the well preserved monuments

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