Three of the world’s top sites beckon from this bustling and vibrant city in Uttar Pradesh, once the capital of the mighty Mughal empire. Most visitors come to the city of 1.4 million to see 1653’s testament to love, the stunning, symmetrical Taj Mahal, built by a grieving emperor for his queen. The other main tourist destinations are the sandstone Red Fort, which dates back to 1565 and contains many marvelous palaces and halls, and Fatehpur Sikri, a fort built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Attractions:

Taj Mahal – The Immortal Signature of Love

There is no other monument in the world, which can match the beauty and grandeur of the Taj Mahal. Set amongst the serene ambience of a well laid out garden, the massive marble structure of the Taj is awe-inspiring.

The Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century by Shahjahan- the fifth Mughal emperor, in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Golden Pavilions

The curved chala roofs of the small pavilions by the Khaas Mahal are based on the roof shape of Bengali village huts constructed out of curved bamboo, designed to keep off heavy rain. The shape was first expressed in stone by the Sultans of Bengal. Originally gilded, these were probably ladies’ bedrooms, with hiding places for jewellery in the walls.

Agra Fort

Built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-E-Am, Diwani-E-Khaas and Musanman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died while in imprisonment.

Stay: Agra hotel booking is available at HolidayIQ for five stars and average hotels.

All the hotels are well equipped with basic amenities and other Recreation and Spa Facilities. Som of them are Hotel Mayur Tourist adds a new dimension to one’s sojourn in this city. Unlike common match box structure. it consists of spread out cottages in lush green lawns and fountains with modern amenities and comforts. If you are looking for a world-class lodging option within a walking distance from the Taj Mahal, then you can find the right choice in Hotel Radisson. This Agra hotel offers all the modern facilities that are expected by the modern age travellers. Standing close to the magnificent Taj Mahal, the Mayur Tourist Complex in Agra is a ‘home away from home’ for tourists visiting Agra for a Taj Mahal or business tour. The hotel Mayur Tourist Complex Agra is a fine hotel that provides tourists fine hospitality and personalized service.

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