Agra is an ancient city on the banks of Yamuna River. It came into limelight during the rule of Afghan King Sikandar Lodhi who made it the capital of his empire. Later in 1526 AD, the Mughal Emperor Babar brought in a change in the culture and lifestyle among the people of Agra. The city witnessed the rise of the pomp and pageantry during the rule of three great Mughal monarchs – Emperor Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan.

Agra is also called ‘the city of love’ because the structure symbolising one of the greatest love stories of medieval India, Taj Mahal, stands tall here. Over the years, the reason for this connotation has expanded, and now includes the people who make this city, a city of love.

Even though Agra is famous all over the world as the City of Taj Mahal, there is more to it than Taj alone. A treasure trove of historical monuments scattered all around, old streets which still have their old world charm, pilgrimage spots, markets,....

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