Although there are different locations in the country where tourists of all types can visit, but it is Agra that beckons everyone, at least once in their lifetime. As a matter of fact, many great political celebrities from various countries had visited Agra to catch a glimpse of the famous love symbol – The Taj Mahal, a real Indian architectural marvel that still mystifies many and compels people of all ages and walks of life to come here to view its grandeur and splendor.
Must visit Agra Fort
Apart from the Taj Mahal, the city of Agra does boast of having other important monument that are a must visit like the Agra Fort, which is regarded to be a classic Mughal architecture.
This fort is located a bit far from the Taj Mahal’s beautiful gardens. It is an impressive, but massive fort, making it a fabulous tourist destination and also recognized by the UNESCO as an important world heritage. Tour of Agra Fort is made possible by availing the best package offered by reputed tour operators.
About the Agra Fort
It is a crescent shaped fort that attracts tourists in millions from both the country and abroad to enjoy its architectural marvel and beauty. This fort was designed and constructed by the mighty Mughal Emperor, Jalaluddin Md. Akbar during the 16th century. However, it was his grandson Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who had completed the construction of the fort and gave the finishing touches.
Highlights of the Agra Fort
· This fort is home to several stunning palaces, regal towers and fortifications.
· Surrounded by double wall of 25 m height.
· The appearance of the fort has similarities with that of Humayun’s tomb.
Visiting the fort does help the tourists to get to understand the lavish lifestyles led by the Mughal royal families.