Agra, a city based in Uttar Pradesh, India, This city is situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It is the most populous city of Uttar Pradesh. This city has always been in discussion, Here people from all over the country visit, besides this, it is also the preferred place for foreigners. It is a prominent place for the Mughal era’s buildings, especially the Taj Mahal built by the Mughals is the most famous. Taj Mahal has been rated the most beautiful building of India.
History of Agra:
The golden age of Agra started when it came to the Mughal’s governance. Mughal emperor Babar conquered it in 1526, After this, the Mughals ruled for many generations. After Babar, his son Humayun again son of Humayun, Akbar ruled here Similarly, the rule of the Mughals in Agra lasted till the generation. Akbar, in addition to the arts, commerce and religion in this place, He also constructed the huge fort of the Red Fort. After this, Mughal descendants of Shah Jahan constructed the Taj Mahal Memorial in here. This monument he had built for his wife Mumtaz, hence the name of this monument was named of Mumtaz. After the fall of the Mughal Empire, in 1803 this place commanded the hand of the British Raj.
Some more things about Agra:
It is well known for its history along with its monument, The golden time of Agra’s history is Mughal rule and some interesting things related to them. Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani, was built in Agra, This was produced by Akbar for his Hindu Begum, whose love story is written in books too. Hindu religion was recognized in this during the reign of Akbar.
Some Fairs and Festivals of Agra:( Taj Mahotsav, Ram Barat
, Taj Literature Festival, Kailash Fair, Balloon Festival).
Why Agra is a major interesting place:
There is a lot to roam in this place. And every single place is very interesting and there is a history behind everyone.
There are some tourist place of here:
· Tāj Mahal
· Agra Fort
· Fatehpur Sikri
· Akbar’s Tomb, Sikandra
· Jamā Masjid
· Chīnī kā Rauza
· Aram Bagh
· Mariam’s Tom
· Mehtāb Bāgh
· Keetham Lake
· Mughal Heritage Walk
· Mankameshwar Temple
· Gurudwara Guru ka Taal
· The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
· Paliwal Park (Hewitt Park)
· Soamibagh Samadhi
How to reach Agra:
You can easily reach here,If you want to use flight then Air India flights can reach Agra Airport, If you are using the railway route then all long distance train stops at Agra railway station,there are six railway station in Agra
· Fort Railway Station,
· City Railway Station,
· Raja Ki Mandi Railway Station,
· Idgah Railway Station,
· Yamuna Bridge Railway Station,
If you want to use the bus service then inter-State Bus Terminal (I.S.B.T.), Idgah Bus Stand, Taj Depot and Fort Depot are the major bus stands here. Metro service is also available here.
Agra city enhances the beauty of our India.When i visited to Agra, its monuments took my heart and tried to know the history related to it as much as possible.You should all go here once, this place is really a mindless place.