Classical Indian Tour takes pride in introducing you to Agra Tour in Uttar Pradesh. Agra earlier known as Agravana has a rich historical background. During Mahabharata era, it was often referred as Arya Griha, the dwelling place of the Aryans. It got its new name "Agra" by Ptolemy. The city is linked with numerous rulers of Mughal dynasty who together made it historically important. As such, modern Agra was finally introduced by Sikandar Lodhi in the 16th century. The fact that Babar also stayed there is manifested by existence of square Persian styled gardens in the city is purely his idea. Visit this place with the classical Indian tour expert, India Holiday Vacation.
This popular northern city is 204 km south of Delhi and situated on the west bank of the river Yamuna. It enjoys both extreme and tropical climate. Summers are hot with the maximum temperature of 45 degree Celsius & above, while winters are extremely cold & foggy. High humidity & heavy rains Heavy rains mark the monsoon season. Except for extreme hot summers that exist from April-June and rainy season from July-September, one can visit the place throughout the year. And winters is the best time to enjoy a trip to visit Agra. Tour the most attractive place of India with India Holiday Vacation.
The great Taj
The city's main attraction is the famous Taj Mahal. People from different places specifically visit India to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The structural beauty of Taj Mahal is worth viewing. This historical charm of the city is the symbol of love built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The entire built up is a magnificent piece of Indian craftsmanship on White marble. This pride of the city is a reflection of the Persian style as it is set around a Charbagh, the 'four garden' plan beautifully bifurcated by watercourses. So feel the beauty of Taj with India Holiday Vacation.
Agra beyond Taj
Next historical heritage of the place is Agra fort. The 2.5 Km long Fort is built by three famous Mughal emperors Akbar & Jahangir in Red Sand Stone and Shah Jahan in White Marble. During Mughal rule, the army occupied one-third of the Fort which is continued till today. And the red sandstone built-up is believed to have principally converted into a palace by Akbar in 1965.
There you can also see Itmad-ud-daulah, which is another appealing Mughal tomb constructed across Yamuna River. Take a trip to Fatehpur Sikri, the ceremonial capital founded by Akbar in 1569 AD. The classical Indian tour comprises a trip to Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. All these you can view easily this summer with India Holiday Vacation.
The major worship shrines
Agra is also popular worldwide for its pilgrimage places like Shri Krishna Janmabhumi Temple in Mathura and ISKCON & Bankey Bihari Temple in Vrindavan. Both Mathura & Vrindavan are related with Lord Krishna's birth as well as childhood. The mesmerizing beauty of Argra hence gets epitomized with these architectural marvels. You travel through great Agra for that royal feeling with India Holiday Vacation.
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