Filled with the magical allure of the extraordinary splendour of the Mughal empire, Agra draws in visitors like honeybees to a mystical flower. Standing as testimony to the era – the masterpieces of Indo-Islamic architecture, with unmistakable Timurid and Persian influences are must-sees during any trip here. An Agra holiday means discovering what is, without doubt, the most famous monument of Indian
art and one of the most famous monuments of human imagination - the Taj Mahal. This luminous ivory marble mausoleum, embedded with semi-precious stones, was built between 1632 and 1648 by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Emperor Shah’s ode to love is a jewel of Muslim art in India and protected thanks to it’s UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Ask one of our experts today, to discover more about our Agra trip ideas.
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