is the greatest monument on the earth. A token of
love. This is unique creature of Sahjahan, the
Mughal emperor. He built up in memory of his late
wife, Begum Mumtaj. 20,000 workers built up this
structure of white marble for 22 years (1632-54
A.D.). Cost to build the Taj was 4 million pound
at that time. Ustad Isha, from parsia, built up
the great Tajmahal. Titanus did the architectural
In a full moonlit night the Taj shows pleasant
calmness of the white. As the moon moves to the
west, it may seem that in the land of Fairy Tale
the Taj is being sailed on the River Jamuna. At
dawn rosy glow reflects a charming fulfilling
sensation. It turns gradually into milky silvery.
This time the Taj changes its colour at every
moment. It is best seen from the guest pavilion.
The Taj gets golden gloss before the sun set. It
is best seen from West Masjid. Setting Sun cast a
gloomy impression on the Tajmahal. Someone may
feel the love of Sahjahan in a sad note. Watching
the Taj is a totally different experience in the
Monsoon. The clouds and the Sun play with shadow
and ray on the Tajmahal.
The subtle art inside the Taj mahal impresses the
whole world. The designs are so fine and accurate
even on the marble rock that lighting on one side
may put exact shadow of the design on the opposite
considers Agra as World Heritage Site. In
1475 A.D., King Badal Singh was the
founder of Agra. Later Akbar, the Mughal
emperor, developed the place. In 1956
A.D., Akbar built up a Fort here on the
bank of river Jamuna, which is known as
Agra Fort. Persian and Urdu Poet Mirza
Galib were born here.
is situated in the Northern India, in the state of
Uttar Pradesh more specifically. This is a holy
place for the Hindu pilgrims also for the work
place of Krishna. During February – March, the
‘Taj Festival’ is an attraction here
to reach Agra?
many ways to reach Agra. From Mumbai, from Delhi,
& from east India. Being nearer and convenient
we recommend to Travel to Agra from Delhi. One can
travel by rail, by road, or by air from Delhi.
Agra is 195 kilometer away from Delhi.
By Bus: From Delhi Central Rail Station one
can get buses of Delhi State Transport Corporation
to Agra. There are so many Private Buses starting
from many parts of Delhi.
Contact: 91- 562 - 367543
& 91- 562- 364557
By Train: From Delhi one can travel travel
to Agra by train.
Railway Enquiry: 91- 562- 131
Railway Reservation Enquiry: ' 91- 562- 364519
By Air: Airport is near to the city Agra.
One can reach at Agra and can come back from Delhi
by Indian Airlines flight. From airport there are
taxies and other vehicles for going different
parts of Agra.
Indian Airlines Booking: 91- 562- 226820
APT: 91- 562- 301180
of the greatest wonders of the world. This is the
finest architecture & worth watching site of
Indo-Persian culture. It is tributed to Mumtaz by
Sahajahan, the Moghul emperor.
Agra Fort: Only two kilometre away from Tajmahal.
Long 20 metre wall allover three sides surround
it. There were trenches after the wall from three
sides to make it safe from the enemy. Sahjahan
spend his last life here being arrested by his son
It is 36 kilometre away from Agra towards
southeast. After defeating Rajputs Babar built up
this thanking God. Later King Akbar gave the
present structure. Fatepur Sikri consists of
Dewan-i-um, the place of passing judgement,
Ebadatkhana, the place of religious meeting,
Dewan-i-khas, the place of cabinet meeting and
Khasmahal was the place to spend personal time.
All these structures are world famous for their
Place of meeting with common people of the King.
Personal appointment of the king was being kept.
is called the Garden of Supreme Lord.
interior decoration with the mirrors is such that:
a lamp looks like thounds.
Graveyard of Great Akbar. It is 10 Kilometer away
from Taj. Good for artistic beauty.
were compiled by Amit Senroy.