Akbarabad, as Agra was known during the Mughal era, is home to some of the most magnificent Mughal architectures. Situated on the banks of river Yamuna, the monumental beauty of Agra has inspired countless people around the world. This third largest city of the state of Uttar Pradesh is home to three UNESCO world heritage sites.
Situated on the banks of river Yamuna, the monumental beauty of the Taj Mahal has inspired countless people around the world. The Mughal masterpiece, The Taj Mahal has made Agra a must-visit on every traveller’s list. It took approximately 22 years, nearly 22,000 labourers and a thousand elephants to build what we see today as The Taj Mahal. At sunrise, when it is bathed in the pinkish glow of the rising sun, the Taj Mahal holds your gaze. It is also a great time to take some unforgettable pictures!