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AGRA Agra is one of the most prominent tourism destinations in India and houses the great Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. But Taj Mahal is not the only wonder you will be visiting in Agra.
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Taj Mahal Fatehpur Sikri Jama Masjid Buland Darwaja Diwan-i-Khas
Taj Mahal, one of the most recognisable structures in the world, attracts around four million visitors annually. This beautiful structure of white marble was built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, in the memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
Fatehpur Sikri Fatehpur Sikri is a city in Agra District, which was constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the beginning of 1570. The city was constructed to honour Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chisti, who used to live in a cavern on the ridge at Sikri.
Jama Masjid Jama Masjid, popularly known as Jami Masjid or Friday Mosque, is one of the larger mosques in India. Situated opposite the Agra Fort, this mosque overlooks the Agra Fort Railway Station.
Buland Darwaja Buland Darwaza, located in Fatehpur Sikri, is also known as the â€˜Gate of Magnificenceâ€™. This grand gateway was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, when he defeated the king of Khandesh in 1573.
Diwan-i-Khas Just adjacent to the Diwan-e-am, there is a red sand stone building known as Diwan-i-khas. Since this place was much smaller than the court held for private audience.
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