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Welcome to the amazing city of the Taj Mahal- Agra. The seat of the great Mughal rulers for ages offers its treasure trove for all the tourists from India and abroad. Even though Agra is synonymous with the Taj the city stands in testimony to the great amount of architectural activity of the Mughals. Taj Mahal is the epitome of love, poem in white marble, one of the Seven Wonders of the World besides being the pride of India. The list of must visit monuments in Agra comprises of the Agra Fort, the Diwan-I-Aam, the Diwan-I-Khas, Jehangir's Palace, the Jama Masjid, the Sheesh Mahal, the tomb of Itmad-ud-daulah, Musamman Burj, Mariyam's tomb and the Ram bagh et al. Though it is the dedication of Shah Jahan to his empress that is thronged by tourists from across the globe the most.
Amongst the many tourists to Agra are the followers of the Radha Soami to pay homage to the ashes of the Soami maharaj at Dayal Bagh. Amidst the monuments revealing the Mughal architecture at its best Chini ka rauza i.e. the tomb of Afzal Khan is a masterpiece of the Persian architecture. The city of Agra is a part of the golden triangle of holiday destinations in northern India with Delhi and Jaipur as the other cities.
Agra offers several daylong trips for excursions. The tomb of Akbar the great in the large walled garden at Sikandra is just ten kilometers away and Akbar's forgotten city Fatehpur Sikri too is close at a distance of forty kilometers. The Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary at Bharatpur is heaven for the nature lovers as it is home to several species of beautiful birds. A little further at fifty-five kilometers is the fort city of Gwalior, another gorgeous destination from Agra. For the more pious of you the holy cities of Mathura and Vrindavan on the banks of the sacred Yamuna are the best possible options
For souvenirs Agra offers the best pieces of handicrafts. The marble items with the tinge of the Taj's pietra dura work that have colored stones engraved on them are marvelous. Goods in leather, jewelry, items in brass and weaved rugs are also popular with the tourists. Carpets with embroidery work among other crafted items make good bargains in the markets of Agra.
In order to make the travel tour to Agra even more joyful we at Tourism of India.com offer just the right kind of accommodation for you and your family or friends in Agra. We at Tourism of India.com can customize the tour package and offer the hotel accommodation. The reservations of the room can be made well in advance as per the requirements of the tour.
The various hotels packages offer the best of facilities. The well-furnished rooms place most of the comforts at your feet. Enjoy the luxuries of life on your stay at the hotel. Take your pick from a range of luxury and budget hotels in Agra besides the other accommodation hotels around the Taj Mahal though most of the hotels offer excellent view of the Taj through their suites. We at Tourism of India.com will provide all the travel services like air ticketing, hotel booking, car rental to make your holiday at Agra unforgettable. Get ready for the romantic experience at Agra.