Sunday, November 11, 2012

Day out in Agra

Agra, one of the most important historic city in India or one can say city of Tomb. While roaming in this city you starts feeling glory of mughal period and can easily get lost in this world. You get astonished after seeing giant statue like Tajmahal.

What kind of engineering techniques might have been used at that time? How creative our ancestors were?......So many questions will arise in mind but answer is very simple don’t think too much and just enjoy this beauty :)

Let's have have photographic tour of this city.

[Badhai: Agra's one the most famous breakfast. Its very tastey ;) ]

[This water tank is more than 150 years old and still getting used for supplying water to city.]

[Tomb of Mariam Zamani: Jodhabai was one of the queen of Akbar. Salim(Jahangir) was her Son. Akbar gave her title as Mariam Zamani means compassionate to the world.]

[Sikandara: This is Akbar's tomb. He was one the great Mughal king who founded empire which extended from Kabul to Assam and Kashmir to Ahmednagar. He was also great builder and raised series forts and beautiful structures in empire. ]

[The Chini ka Rauzah: Tomb of Shukrullah. He was vazir of Shah Jehan. Its called Chini ka Rauzah because of its glazed tile decoration.]

[Tomb of Itimad-ud-daulah: This is tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg and his wife Asmat Begum. He had got title of Itimad-ud-daulah means The lord of Treasurer. His daugher Nur Jahan built this tomb after his death.]

[Agra fort: The most important fort of India. The great mughals - Babar, Humayun, Akbar, jahangir, Shah Jehan and Aurangzeb lived here and country was governed from here. ]

[Tajmahal: This is one of the most beautiful structure in India and its included in world's seven wonder. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.]

[Buland Darwaja: It means great gate. It was build by Akbar at Fatehpur Sikri. This gate is memorial of Akbar's victory over Gujrat.]

[Jodhabai Mahal: This is one of the most magnificent palace build by Akbar for his wife Jodhabai at Fatehpur Sikri.]

[This square is a place in Jodhabai's palace where Tansen used to sit and sing. This is place where Tansen had done all the magic through his singing.]



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