The Taj Mahal, a symbol of the endless love of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz. It will naturally be the first and most memorable step of your visit to the city of Agra. During the tour, you will have time to thoroughly visit the white-marble mausoleum and take pictures.
After the visit of the Taj Mahal, you will, therefore, have the opportunity to also visit – according to your preferences :
Agra Fort: his old castle made out of red sandstones was built between 1565 and 1573 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar but completed by the four Emperors around 95 years. It was the main residence of Mughal Emperors for almost a century.
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daula:
Itimad-ud-Daula, also known as « Baby Taj Mahal »: this mausoleum was built by the then Mughal Emperor Jahangir’s wife, Nur Jahan, for her father. It is said to have served as a draft for the Taj Mahal, built later, and that’s why it is often called Baby Taj Mahal.
This monument shelters the tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar, the grandfather of the Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal. The monument’s architecture is impressive and combines red sandstone and white marble.