Agra - Taj Mahal

agra ... it's hard to locate the name at first, because the treasure is there which has far exceeded the name of the city that hosts. For agra is none other than the city of the world famous Taj Mahal monument justifying to himself alone a trip to India ... It is a Mughal emperor who is behind the construction of this giant tomb for his wife, to which one can imagine that doomed a lot of love! But Agra has a rich past that led her to the rank of capital since it was founded in the sixteenth century. There is this not the Taj Mahal in Agra to see, but other architectural witnesses of the former greatness of this city, such as the Red Fort, or the mausoleum of Itimad-ud-Daula, so version '' miniature '' the great Taj Mahal. We therefore always returns to this incredible monument inscribed course World Heritage Site by Unesco. Practical details for visiting Agra and the Taj Mahal Agra definitely among the essential steps of a trip to North India, and for good reason: this town in the province of Uttar Pradesh is home one of the most famous architectural wonders of the country, the Taj Mahal! Directions '' classic '' over two weeks is to begin his journey through New Delhi (where the plane lands), before taking the road to the province of Rajasthan, with a step between the two with http: // Agra. Because of the distances and consistent transport times (by car and by train), it is often preferable to spend at least one night in Agra, the day trip will be difficult to organize since New Delhi E