The most important tourist attraction in the country of India is without doubt the grand Taj Mahal in Agra. The city of Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh is synonymous with one of the most beautiful mausoleums in the world. This “Poetry in Marble” built during the Seventeenth century by Emperor Shah Jahan of the Mughal dynasty, is definitely one of the most beautiful tourist attractions that you could set your eyes on and is therefore an integral part of any Agra tour packages.

Agra is located very close to the capital city of the country – New Delhi and hence is highly accessible. Delhi and Agra together with the Pink City of India- Jaipur in Rajasthan forms the golden triangle package which is undoubtedly one of the best tourist package tours offered in India.

The most prominent tourist attraction of Agra is the Taj Mahal, which is built entirely of white marble. This white mausoleum was built by the emperor in the memory of his dear wife Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of this building took over twenty years and it is one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture that combines elements from elements from Islamic, Indian and Persian architectural styles. The dome like structure along with the four tall minarets, the intricate carvings, sculptures and wall paintings inlaid with stone work, makes the Taj Mahal tour a dream. Taj Mahal has thus earned its name in New Seven Wonders of the World.

Agra is also popular for various other tourist destinations, all of which depict the rich culture and heritage of the Mughal Empire. Some of the popular tourist destinations that you could cover in the Agra Packages are Sikandra, Fatehpur Sikri which once used to be Akbar’s capital, The Buland Darwaja, Palace of Jodha Bai, and Panch Mahal, Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb, Agra Fort, Jehangir Mahal and Chisti’s Tomb.

The various Agra trips also entail trips to the various beautiful gardens and parks which is indeed a great delight and they exemplify the Mughal culture. Some of the must see beautiful gardens of Agra includes the Alasi Bagh, Anguri Bagh, Ram Bagh,Dayal Bagh, and the Mehtab Bagh to name a few. These gardens truly give you the best time of your life.

The popularity of the Agra package tours can also be accorded to the fact that reaching Agra is extremely convenient as its well connected with the rest of the country by air, rail and road. The Delhi Agra highway is one of the finest and hence Agra travel from Delhi is a piece of cake. The luxury train – The Palace on Wheels, covers the Golden Triangle Destination of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur which is by far the best tour packages that you could imagine.

Source by Sruti Jairam

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