Duration:- 01 DAY
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Today in the early morning we pick you from the hotel and you are driven to Agra in a private car rental in Agra. Drive takes 3 hours. You approach Agra our company representative will come to greet and garland you and introduce to your expert guide. Your Agra tour starts with the visit of the tomb of Itmad-ud-daula. This is a beautiful mausoleum built by lady Noorjahan in the memory of her parents. This tomb besides holding Mirza Giasbeg and his wife Asmat ul Nissa, has some other graves of the family members. This was built in 1622 and completed in 1628. This is built on four quartered garden system popularly called Char Bagh style and is the first mughal tomb built in white marble.
This tomb is really a jewel box of architecture and inwardly beautifully painted whereas outwardly decorated with pietra dura work. This tomb is popularly known as the Baby Taj. After the visit of the Baby Taj we take you to the TajMahal which is a UNESCO protected monument and one of the world wonders.You are going to have the fun of riding a decorated horse cart in Delhi to Agra By Car. This is the supreme tribute of the emperor Shahjahan to his wife Mumtaj Mahal. This monument took 22 years time to complete. It is a fine specimen of art, Millions of semi-preciouss stones are beautifully inlaid into the pure white marble. After spending couple of hours in the beautiful garden and listening to the commentary of the expert tour guide and capturing snaps of the most photogenic monument, The visit of the Taj is over.
Now we arrange for your lunch at an Indian restaurant. After lunch you can be part of the demonstration of the inlaid work in a marble factory and you can feel how hard this job is of inlaying semiprecious stone into the white marble. Your visit includes Agra Fort which was the capital of the great Mughals. This Fort was built by emperor Akbar and many palaces were added by Jahangeer and Shahjahan. Major buildings housed inside are Deewan-i-am, Deewan-i-khas, Jahangeeri Mahal, Angoori Bagh, Mussaman Burn etc. Now if you desire to visit the local bazar. You can do the same Afterwards the same driver is taking you back to Delhi. Here the Mathura Vrindavan Tour of Agra ends.