Agra is an Amazing city being considered as the seat of the great Mughal Rulers for Ages….Among the other cities in India, Agra too. It Offers treasure trove for all the tourists from India and abroad., the city stands in testimony to the great amount of architectural activity of the Mughals. Being the marvellous work of art & one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is the epitome of love, poem in white marble and pride of India
History of Agra is amply evident from the numerous historical monuments in and around the city. Though the city is linked with the Mughal dynasty, numerous other rulers also contributed to the rich history of Agra. Agra was founded by Sikandar Lodhi (Lodhi dynasty; Delhi Sultanate) in the 16th century. Babur (founder of the Mughal dynasty) also stayed for some time in Agra and introduced the concept of square Persian-styled gardens here.The examples of art and culture in this historic city are not only breath-taking, but are also mirrors of the artistic talents of the Indian population during the grand past. The city houses many ancient temples, mosques, forts, mausoleums, tombs and historical monuments. Agra is also renowned for artistic performances. The city has its unique style of traditional paintings, folk dances, folk music and embroideries.
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Culture – Agra inherits both Brij & Mughal Culture. It has been the capital of the Mughal Empire and till today it has some of the unique things which represent the Mughal influence in the art, architecture and culture of the fame city. This creates a different and unique culture for Agra.
Heritage & Attractions – Agra owes charismatic Heritage, Every building, looks like it had been designed to adorn the city, designed artistically from every angle. One of the seven wonders, The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, It mad ud daulah’s Tomb, Akbar’s Tomb and many more are the fine pieces of the city’s scenic beauty.
1.Cuisine – a variety of mouth melting delicacies are available in the city, from delicious Indian & mughlai food, chat, and other specialities like Petha, Gajak, Dalmoth or Namkeen etc. are delights for sweet tooth.
2. Shopping – shopaholics will meet excellence so as for the beautiful Art & Handicraft items like Inlay work-marble engraved furniture, pottery, antique decorative goods, Miniature paintings as well as shopping at the bazaars of the place would be just perfect for almost anything to buy.
3. Industries – there is a vast Industrial Scenario of the City in terms of Leather Merchandising, Tanning, finishing & Import-Export. The city gives huge exposure in the respective field on Carrier grounds.
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