Agra is one of the most attractive destinations for the tourists in India. This fascinating land has many traces of glorious golden historical era. The greatest attraction of this place is the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and famous architectural monuments of Mughal Emperor. To experience the magnificent beauty of the Taj Mahal and the sightseeing of Agra, different types of Agra Tour Packages are available. The travel agencies offer various types of tour packages, like same day Agra tour including Agra sightseeing package, the Taj Mahal tour package for only Agra Taj Mahal tour. Here are some well-known places to visit in Agra.
The Taj Mahal is one of the marvellous architecture of fine craftsmanship of the Mughal Empire. The great emperor Shah Jahan built this mighty ivory-white marble mausoleum, in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal on the south bank of the river Yamuna. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The structure of the Taj Mahal is designed to incorporate Persian and Mughal architecture.
Jama Masjid is located in Chandni Chowk area of Delhi. This is one of the biggest mosques in Delhi. This mosque can accommodate more than 25,000 people at a time. This was built by the emperor Shah Jahan of the Mughal Empire.
The other name of Agra Fort is Red Fort and it is located close to the garden of the Taj Mahal. There are Jahangir Palace and Khas Palace inside the Fort. It was built by the emperor Akbar in 1565 as a military structure and later, it was changed into a palace by his grandson, the emperor Shah Jahan. There are many classical structures of the Mughal History in the Fort, like Diwan-e-aam (Hall of general audience), Diwan-e-Khaas (Hall of private audience), and Shish Mahal (Mirror Palace). The interesting structure of this Fort is the Amar Singh Gate, which was built for creating confusion to the attackers with dogleg design and main entrance of the Fort.
Mehtab Bagh is located at the opposite of the Taj Mahal and on the bank of the river Yamuna. It is also known as Char-Bagh (four gardens) complex. The square-shaped land is equally proportioned and separated by creating a picturesque land. Mehtab Bagh was named by the emperor Shah Jahan and it was his best choice to enjoy the pleasure.
Finally, to experience these beautiful places, tourists can make an attractive tour from Delhi to Agra by Tempo Traveller, Volvo bus, car etc. But, Tempo Traveller booking on rent is economic and comfortable among theses. Moreover, all types of safety measures are well maintained in this option.