MUSSOORIE AT A GLANCE
MUSSOORIE PHOTO TOUR
When the Mughal Empire started in India, during the 16th and 17th century, Agra was selected as the capital city but in 1634 A.D, the capital was transferred to Delhi due to which, the city lost its political value. Nevertheless, its architectural wealth and exceptional engraved work on soapstone and marble has protected its place on the International map as a city, which attracts tourists in droves.
The Mughal emperors including Akbar, Shah Jahan, and Jehangir contributed a great deal in increasing, the architectural value of the city. The history of Agra points out the fact that during the reign of Akbar, the city became an important centre for culture, art, science, and commence. Thereafter, Agra continued to attract artists and intellectuals, which helped to promote further its prosperous cultural heritage.
Situated in the heart of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Agra is easily accessible from each part of India, as it has an airport from which a number of flights connect the city to all the major cities in India. That is not all, Agra also has two railway junctions that help to link the city to the Eastern, Western, and Southern parts of the country. The city of Agra has well developed roadways through which, it connects to all the major cities including Gwalior, Jaipur, and Delhi.
The most cherished architectural asset of Agra is the Taj Mahal. Apart from this, the city has numerous palaces, forts, and gardens including Chini-Ka-Roza, Agra Fort, Mariam’s Tomb, Itmad-Ud-Daulah'stomb, Akbar’s Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri, Mehtab Bagh, and Ram Bagh each one of which is a testimony of a golden age and their architectural genius. All these architectural wonders draw tourists, not only from India to Agra but also from all across the globe. To cater to the ever-increasing numbers of tourists, the Agra city has several economy, standard, and luxurious hotels, which extend to its guests exceptional, high level of hospitality services. Besides hotels, the city of Agra has all the infrastructural facilities preferred by the tourists, which ensures that their stay in the city is always filled with pleasure, joy, and happiness.