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Agra Travel Guide

Taj Mahal

This monument of love was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of Mumtaz Mahal (wife) from 1632-1654 A.D. Built in white marble, the sheer elegance & purity signifies the true love. It spreads across almost forty-two acres of land and is situated on the banks of Yamuna River.

I’timād-ud-Daulah Tomb (Baby Taj)

This tomb was built by queen of Jahangir, Nurjahan as a memorial to her father, Mirza Ghiyas Beg from 1622 – 1628 A.D. It is regarded as the first monument to be constructed totally in marble and set in a large cruciform garden crisscrossed by walkways and water courses.

Agra Fort

It is located on the banks of the Yamuna River and listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. This fort was built in the year 1565 A.D by Mughal emperor Akbar and also called as walled city. It has numerous buildings such as Musanman Burj, Moti Mahal and others.

Fatehpur Sikri Travel Guide

Buland Darwaza

This big gate was constructed by Emperor Akbar in 1601 to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. The craftsmanship and architecture of this door is brilliant as well as unique. On the main gateways an inscription in Persian reads ‘Jesus son of Mary said, “The world is a bridge pass over it, but build no houses upon it. He, who hopes for a day, may hope for eternity; but the World endures but an hour. Spend it in prayer for the rest is unseen”‘


It is one of the most interesting orate buildings (hall of the private audience) and has a central tower called as Lotus Throne (known for stone carved mastery). It was used by the emperor to summon religious people for a private meeting.

Panch Mahal

It is built in a pyramidal structure having 5 stories and 176 columns. The main purpose of this building was to enjoy dance, musical and theatrical performances.

Varanasi Travel Guide

Major Tourist attractions/Tourist Places in Varanasi:-

Kashi Vishwanath Temple – This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the idol is one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India. It was re-built many times and the present one was constructed by Rani Ahalyabai Holkar in the 18th century.

Ramnagar Fort – This fort was constructed by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh in the year 1750 and located on the eastern bank of Ganges River, It is a beautiful blend of Islamic and Indian style of architecture.

Bharat Kala Bhawan – This landmark is located inside the Banaras Hindu University and has various galleries such as decorative art gallery, Sculpture gallery, Chhavi gallery, Archaeological gallery and many others. It also preserves the past of our country and displays India’s heritage.

Dasaswamedh Ghat – It is one of the most famous and oldest Ghats of Varanasi wherein Lord Brahma scarified ten horses to allow Lord Shiva come out of banishment. It was first renovated in 1740 by Bajirao Peshva and later by queen of Indore – Ahalyabai Holkar in 1774.

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