Country : India
Currency : Indian Rupee (INR)
Language : Hindi, English
Zone: Indian Standard Time (IST)
Agra, in Uttar Pradesh, is a city full of history. Once the capital of the Moghuls, Agra can boast a number of marvelous buildings, the most magnificent and well known being the Taj Mahal.
Agra is located in the western corner of the northern province Uttar Pradesh. Together with Delhi and Jaipur, the city forms the "golden triangle", India's most popular tourist itinerary.
Random Agra Highlights
The impressive Agra fort was built between 1156 and 1605. The outside wall in red sandstone is almost 2.5 km long. Inside the fort, you'll find beautiful mosques and palaces.
The Mausoleum of Akbar the Great is a nice example of the combination of Hindu and Moslem architectural styles.
One of the finest buildings humans ever built is the Taj Mahal. The Taj, built by Shah Jahan in 1632 is an absolute must for people visiting Agra and India in general.