This Monsoon, Back in The Magnificence of Taj

Monsoon is the most romantic season in India. It brings out the colors and the magic of nature. Everything seems fresh and inviting. If you talk of romance then the mention of Taj Mahal can not be ruled out. One of the finest architecture in India, Taj Mahal makes quite a picture under the rain clouds.

According to the Legends, Tansen, one of Akbar's navratnas could bring down the rains by singing 'Megh malhar' in Akbar's court. So, this monsoon, discover the breathtaking beauty of the white mausoleum that has taken the world by storm. Capture some of the greatest shots of Taj washed by the rains and soak in its magnificence and grandeur.

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This Monsoon, Back in The Magnificence of Taj
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Being very close to the capital city of Delhi, same day Agra tours are very popular among both domestic and international tourists. You can either opt for a 4 hour long drive or you can take a train which only takes 3 hours to reach the Agra city. The highlight of the city is undoubtedly Taj Mahal but it also houses several fine Mughal structures which can be visited during the tour.

Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who died in childbirth. Constructed entirely of the white marble, the beauty of Taj can not be expressed in words. Various pots and writers have tried expressing it in their writings but failed. The rain just enhances the beauty of this white monument. Get ready to be mesmerized and spellbound by this wonderful structure.
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Other than Taj Mahal travel, you can visit the world heritage sited of Agra fort and Fatehpur Sikri. The Red fort of Agra houses some of the most spectacular palaces, courtyards and minarets. Spread over a vast area, you will be impressed by this sandstone structure which was built by Akbar but his descendants added other buildings to the fort complex.

Diwan-e-aam, Diwan-e-Khas, Moti Masjid and Musanman Burj are the main tourist attractions of the complex. It is beleieved that Aurangzeb kept his father, Shah Jahan captive in Musanman Burj until he died seven years later. The heartbroken emperor would watch the jeweled tomb of his wife from the window of his tower. Do not forget to catch a view of Taj from Musanman Burj.

Fatehpur Sikri is the deserted city of Akabar. It was supposedly India's first planned city. You will see a number of wonderful palaces, minarets, mosques and gardens. Visit the Birbal's house in the ruined city who was one of Akbar's most favorite navaratnas. Agra tour is filled with inetersting experience where you will be impressed and stunned by the historical facts behind each of these historical monuments. So, this monsoon, travel to the city of Agra to bask in the loveliness of Taj and have a great time exploring the Mughal city.
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