Golden Triangle Agra is the third city on the Golden Triangle Destinations. Situated on the bank of river Yamuna, the region of Agra originally formed the part of the Surasena Empire in the Agra Golden Triangle.
Legends state that Agra has its origin in the period of Mahabharata when it was called Agraban in the Agra Golden Triangle. Later, Badal Singh established the city in 1475 AD. Sikandar Lodhi also shifted his capital from Delhi to Agra in the Agra Golden Triangle.
But the credit of giving Agra its present glory goes to Akbar and his successors Jahangir and Shah Jahan in the Agra Golden Triangle Travel.
Akbar founded his capital at Agra in1588 AD in the Agra Golden Triangle Travel. Explore the Golden Triangle Destinations, Agra, to know more about the romance of the Mughals with the city and their passion for constructing buildings in the Golden Triangle Agra.
photographed monument in India, is the last resting place of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal in the Agra Travel Guide. Situated on the bank of the River Yamuna in the city of Agra, Taj Mahal is the culmination of the Mughal architecture. Taj Mahal was built at the orders of Shah Jahan originally as the mausoleum for his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal in the Agra Travel Guide. Considered as an eternal symbol of love, Taj Mahal is the outcome of one of the four promises extracted by Mumtaz from Shah Jahan while on her deathbed in the Agra Golden Triangle Travel.
Taj Mahal is the major attraction of the Golden triangle destinations in the Agra Travel Guide. Taj Mahal, considered as one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World and the most
Travel to Agra and the stories of love between Shah Jahan and Mumtaz were very famous as they were childhood sweethearts. Mumtaz accompanied Shah Jahan on each of his campaigns. She died during the childbirth when they were on campaign to Burhanpur in the Travel to Agra. The body of the queen was buried temporarily in the Zainabadi Garden at Burhanpur for six months and later shifted to Agra in the Travel to Agra. 20,000 labors were employed for 22 years to complete the tomb from1631 AD to 1653 AD.
The intensity of love between the Mughal King and his wife can be by just having a look at the grandiose monument with delicate ornamentation, symmetrical proportions and placid beauty in the Agra Travel India.
Agra Travel India and the renowned architect Ustad Isa of Iran was the chief architect realized the promise of Shah Jahan to Mumtaz to build a tomb for her unrivalled in beauty and elegance in the entire world in the Agra Travel India. Specialist artisans and consultants like calligraphers from Shiraz, garden designers from Kashmir, dome designers, inlay artists, stonecutters, sculptors and masons from Bukhara, Constantinople and Samarkand were recruited to construct the tomb. The final result was the pure white Taj Mahal made of white marble quarried from the mines of Makrana. The simplicity of the white was enhanced by the use of several precious and semi-precious stones including Bloodstone, Corals, Garnet, Mother-of-Pearl, Onyx, Rare Shells, Sapphire and Topaz for the intricate inlay work on the Taj.