Agra, the city famous for its architectural wonder, the Taj Mahal, is another place that you can visit with family. It is a weekend getaway from Delhi and makes for an ideal vacation spot. The Taj Mahal is one monument that you should definitely visit in your lifetime. Other than that there is the Agra Fort that one should explore, and also the red sandstone city of Fatehpur Sikri.
The Taj Mahal, often referred as the “Crown of Palaces” is a marvel creation of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It was built by him in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
A city, predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri was founded in 16th century by Mughal Emperor Akbar.Now a UNESCO world heritage site and a famous tourist attraction, it is a fine example of Mughal architecture.
Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi.
Best Things To Do:
Explore the monuments and forts and go shopping in the city
Best Time To Visit:
October to March