Article published by : Dipin Aggarwal on Wednesday, July 03, 2013 - Viewed 916 times


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Same Day Taj Mahal Tour

Agra is one of the most famous cities of India. It is more famous for housing one of the most famous buildings, Taj Mahal. The building is strategically located on banks on Yamuna River. Taj Mahal is also listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The monument is also one of the three world heritage sites in Agra that includes Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.

The Agra fort looks at Taj. It is said that when the son of Shahjahan imprisoned his father in a room which was overlooking Taj Mahal, Shahjahan used to have a look at the monument (which he built in the memory of his wife Mumtaz) and spend his time. His love for Mumtaz is exemplary.

Agra also houses a city ruined by Akbar known as the Abondoned city of Fatehpur Sikari. This is also referred to the ‘Ghost town’. This was proved unlucky for Akbar the Great Mughal King. The tourists can also try ‘petha’, one of the most popular sweets of Agra. Each day, many thousands of tourists take Same Day Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi to have a look at the beautiful monument among many others present nearby.

It is rightly said that if you don’t visit one of these world heritage monuments on visiting Delhi, then you missed something. The Taj Mahal is known to be one of the most wonderful day tour destinations in India. It is aptly considered one of the greatest wonders of the world. Many individuals across the globe hold a desire in their hearts to have a glimpse of grandeur of the Taj Mahal and only a lucky few get the opportunity. The Taj Mahal signifies and glorifies human love. It has withstood the test of time, and still stands amidst all its glory.

A same day Taj Mahal tour will make you aware of a number of facts of India while enjoying the beauty of the heritage as well as many other historical places, exquisite locales, and wildlife. In a typical same day Taj Mahal trip, you will reach the desired hotel, and drive to Taj Mahal. The car will stop in midway for tea/coffee break and the drive continues.

On arrival to Taj Mahal, the tourist guide will take you around in Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. You will experience the glory of Mughal India and know about its details. About 20 thousand craftsmen and labourers have worked on making the monument for about 16 years from 1632 to 1648 A.D.

In the afternoon, you will be treated with a Buffet Lunch in one of the renowned hotels in Agra. A visit to the Marble factory nearby will let you know about the beautiful inlay of precious and semi precious stones into marble.

In the mid afternoon, you will be taken for a visit to Agra Fort which is a red sandstone fort that stands on the bank of River Yamuna. The fort was built by Emperor Akbar in the year 1566.

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