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Title: Most Visited Agra Tourist Places

9 Must Visit Places in Agra(India) to Explore
Architectural Beauty and Gardens of the City
Taj MahalOf course the first choice would be to
visit Agra and why not Taj Mahal is one of the
most desired places to visit in the world. It is
an architectural wonder which was made by Mughal
ruler Shahjahan in the remembrance of his wife
Mumtaj so its a symbol of love as well.
Agra Fort It is also a major tourist attraction
in Agra, it was built by greatest mughal emperor
Akbar in 1565. It is an architectural masterpiece
and inside the fort there are many other places
to see such as Diwane-I-Aam, Diwani-I-Khas, Moti
Masjid etc. It is a must visit place if you are
touring Agra.
Sikandra Fort Sikandra fort is situated 10 km
away in the west side of the Agra city. It was
built by Emperor Akbar. Red sandstone had been
used to build this fort.
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah It is another
beautiful place to visit, it is a Mughal
mausoleum in the city of Agra and it is often
considered as Baby Taj. It has several other
buildings and beautiful gardens. This mausoleum
was built for Mirza Ghiyas Beg, father of Emperor
Jahangir wife Noorjahan.
Fatehpur Sikri During Akbar reign, Fatehpur
Sikri was the political capital of India. Now it
is also a World Heritage Site. It is also a
showpiece of Mughal era architecture and it has
other palaces, masjids and halls.
Jama Masjid This architectural beauty is also
called Lal Qila and it has a large courtyard
where Muslim people gather to perform their
religious duties during prayer. Within the mosque
complex there is a shrine of Sufi religious
leader Sheikh Salim Chisti.
Akbar Mausoleum This Mausoleum of great emperor
Akbar is situated 10 kms away from Agra city, it
was built by Akbar's son Jahangir in 1605. The
gate of this Mausoleum is popularly known as
Buland Darwaza and it also consists 4 marble
Ram Bagh It is considered as one of the oldest
Mughal gardens, Emperor Babur used to come here
to have rest and spend time in peace and its
original name was Aaram gah.
Chini-ka-Rauza This architecture shows the
Persian influence on Mughal architeture of that
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