Taj Mahal: This monument of love in sparkling white marble is the epitome of beauty and grandeur. The Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Situated on the banks of sacred river Yamuna, the construction of Taj took 22 years. Beautiful gardens, gateway structures and mosques complete the entire Taj complex.
Agra Fort: Built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century, the Agra Fort is another masterpiece of Mughal architecture dotting Agra's landscape. The Agra Fort is regarded as a great fusion of Islamic and Hindu styles of architecture. The entire monument has been built using red sandstone.
Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb: Built in memory of her father by Mughal empress Noorjahan, the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah is also called the 'Baby Taj'. This mausoleum is known for its elaborate carvings and inlay work. The tomb contains cenotaphs of Empress Noorjahan's parents. This tomb is also built in white marble.
Fatehpur Sikri: Fatehpur Sikri, within close proximity to Agra, speaks of the architectural splendor of Mughal rule. The one thing that strikes tourists on entering Fatehpur Sikri are the magnificent buildings in red sand stone. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 16th century.