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Agra is one of the major and most-visited tourist destinations in India. The beautiful Agra city is located near by the capital city Delhi on the western banks of the River Yamuna. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, – the Taj Mahal is situated in the city. Once the capital of the Mughal Empire, Agra is now home to the iconic structure known as the Taj Mahal. The white marble mausoleum was built in the 17th century, and it is widely regarded as a monument of love. The king built Taj Mahal in memory of his dear wife Mumtaz Mahal.
In addition to this White Marble UNESCO World Heritage Site there are several other historical monuments and tombs that date back to the mythological era. Some of them include the Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar Mausoleum also known as the Sikandra Fort. The best time to visit this fascinating major tourist attraction is September – October, especially during Diwali as streets are colorfully lit up. In case you are here during the wedding season, then make sure to be part of the romantic fairytale – themed fantasy wedding ceremonies here. Tourist can easily reach here through all modes of transport.