About Agra

Agra hosts the most beautiful wonder of the world .The great Taj Mahal. Many architects have rated it as the most perfect of all building standing on the earth .The construction of Taj Mahal began in 1630 and took 23 years to complete in the year 1653.Made up white marble, Taj Mahal Agra changes its shades throughout the day with the sun light. Three artists designed it: a Persian, an italian, and a Frenchman .The Maharaja of Jaipur sent the marble as a gift to shah Jahan.

Million of tourists visit Agra from all across the world every year to see the beauty of majestic Taj Mahal and other historical monument lying everywhere in the city.

Apart from Taj Mahal Agra, the city has two other world heritage sites; one of them is Red Fort and other is Fatehpur Sikri. The Red Fort Agra is also located on the other side of the river Yamuna and the top of the Fort Presents a beautiful view of Taj Mahal.

The Culture of Agra can be seen at its best in Agra's festival. If you are visiting Agra in the mount of February, then you must see the grand festival of Taj Mahotsav. This ten day long festival is being organized by Tourism Department every year at Shilpgram near Taj Mahal.You will see the real culture of Agra in this festival along with exhibitions of art and craft.