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    Tailor Made Trip to Agra

    Agra, is one of the popular cities in the world which is famous for housing one of the seven wonders of the world – The Taj Mahal. Agra is situated on the banks of one of holy rivers Yamuna which is famous for its great ancient history, mesmerizing monuments and their Mughal architecture, royal gardens, luxurious hotels and resorts, lip-smacking local cuisines and unique flavors, marble articles, handlooms and handicrafts which can only be found in this part of the world. Agra is one of the most visited cities in the world with a tourist footfall of around 7-8 million every year.

    Agra Day Tour Packages will give you the perfect glimpse about India’s ancient history and rich culture where you can see the rise and fall of Mughal empire in India along with their finest Mughal architecture which are the perfect example of their art and craftsmen ship. Agra Tour Package will take you back in time when the Mughal empire was emerging as one of the powerful empires in India which can be witnessed through their great architecture and history. In addition to this, you will be amazed to take a short walk inside the narrow alleys of vibrant bazaars selling unique stuff made up of brass and marble and enjoying the flavors of local cuisines while wandering the bazaars.

    Agra, is one out of three most popular cities in India which forms the most traveled circuit in India – The  Golden Triangle Tour. You will be fascinated by visiting some of the finest Mughal monuments and their architecture which is an amalgamation of Persian and Hindu art. Don’t forget to try world-famous Agra Petha (A sweet dish made up using ash gourd).

    Custom Tours India, would like to welcome you in India and take you back to the time when Mughals ruled in Agra and made some greatest monuments which are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Monuments. Below mentioned tourist attractions are must visit while you are in Agra.

    Top Sightseeing Places in Agra

    Taj Mahal

    Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world which is situated on the left bank of River Yamuna in the Indian state of  Uttar Pradesh. The Taj Mahal is a Mughal mausoleum which was commissioned by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the year 1631 and got completed in the year 1648 using finest white marble bought from a small town in Rajasthan (neighbouring state). This mesmerising monument was built by the emperor after the death of his favorite and loving wife, Mumtaz Mahal as her last resting place. The walls of the Taj Mahal are decorated with precious and semi-precious stones inlaid in black marble which adds more beauty to the monument. The monument is surrounded by two similar looking halls, lush green gardens, pathways, water-channels and fountains.

    Red Fort

    The Red Fort of Agra Fort is a massive fortress which was constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the year 1573 using red sandstone. The fort was the seat of power for Mughals until the year 1638 when Akbar decided to shift the capital from Agra to Delhi. This majestic fort is situated on the right banks of River Yamuna and was permanent residence of royal family until 1638. Later, over the period of time different successors added more to the fort so you may see the newer parts of the fort are made up using white marble.


    Itmad-Ud-Daulah is another Mughal mausoleum which was built by Nur Jahan, wife of Mughal Emperor Jahangir in the loving memory of his father. The complex is inspired by Indo-Islamic architecture which adds more charm to the monument. In addition to this, the main attraction of this monument is the inner roof which is decorated with mirror work and colors of precious and semi-precious stones. As per legends, this monument is the idea behind the Taj Mahal hence, the monument is also known as “Baby Taj”.

    Mehtab Bagh

    Mehtab Bagh is a beautiful lush green garden which was constructed by first Mughal Emperor Babur in the mid 14th century and is the last out of 11 royal gardens built by him on the banks of the river. The garden overlooks the Taj Mahal in the north and Agra Fort in the opposite direction. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan declared this garden as one of the best ideal places to admire the beauty of Taj. The garden is well-decorated with symmetrical pathways, flower beds, water channels, fountains and trees.