Agra is one of the most famous places in the world because of the ‘Taj Mahal’. Do you know, the Taj Mahal is not alone that makes Agra famous. There are some other monuments that witness of birth and establishment of Agra. All these monuments are still existing to be the witness of its development and Agra Fort is one of them. Agra Fort is one of the wonderful attractions of Agra. Book outstation taxi in Agra at affordable rates.
Agra Fort was built in the year 1565 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The fort is carved in red sandstone and covering an area of 2.5 km northwest of the famous Taj Mahal. It once served as the residence of Mughal Emperors like Shah Jahan, Humayun, Aurangzeb, and Akbar. It has some impressive architecture and decorations. Agra Fort is a fascinating example of Indo Islamic architectural styles. This fort has an outer wall which is 21.4 m high. It has gates namely Amar Singh gate, Delhi gate, and Lahore gate. But now you can enter only through the Amar Singh Gate.
It consists of several wonderful apartments, each structure has its own unique charm. You can explore its bastions, gateways, harems, royal rooms, palaces, ramparts, and towers. All these structures tell the glorious history of Agra fort. You can visit the below-mentioned places.
This is and beautiful palace, specially built for the royal women. It was constructed by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Jahangir Mahal has wonderful ornamental stone brackets supporting the beams. You can also watch beautiful structures that have been carved on the outer wall of this structure.
Diwan-e-Khas is a hall of the private audiences that has been served as a venue for private meetings of the emperors. Its facade, marble pillars is designed with semi-precious stones, floral designs, and interior decoration. You can watch these scenes.
This hall was specially made for public audiences. It is served as a venue for holding the public meetings where the emperor would listen to the petitions of the people of his kingdom.
This is a magnificent apartment. It was built as a harem for royal ladies. The mirror work of this apartment is stunning, you will love to watch it.
Khass Mahal was Shah Jahan’s resting room. The works of art on the white marble surface are a principle fascination of this apartment. On your Agra Fort visit, you can likewise visit the world popular Taj Mahal. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Book outstation taxi in Agra at affordable rates to visit the fort.