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Agra has a soul of its own and one immediately falls in love with the place and its amazing history added with the mesmerizingly beautiful architecture which in return create the spark of romance. This is the reason behind it being the lifeline of the Indian tourism.
These are just a few things that have been mentioned, Agra is so much more than these. It is the city that can satisfy every vacation craving of yours including the craving for good food. One should never forget to try some of these mentioned dishes when it comes to food in Agra.
Though Agra is a world of wonder on its own and one cannot have enough of the place but nevertheless, one should still make some time out and visit some of the nearby cities by hiring an outstation cabs in Agra and go visit these places.
Delhi: Delhi feels like another world in another time from Agra. It is just 231 km's away from Agra and is a perfect blend of the culture, traditions, political importance combined with modernization and history. It is officially known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi or NCT. Bordered by Haryana from three sides and Uttar Pradesh from the east, the city is one of the most populated cities in India and also the world. The city is also keeping very well in terms of productiveness and wealth, as it is the second wealthiest city present in India after Mumbai.
Some of the places in Delhi that one needs to visit are:
Humayun's Tomb: The Humayun's tomb is the final resting place that has been dedicated to the Mughal Emperor Humayun. This tomb is located in the Nizamuddin East area and also come under the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This tomb is also the very first garden tomb that was built in the Indian sub continent. It was commissioned for construction in the year of 1569 - 70 AD by his consort Empress Bega Begum.
Architecturally speaking in that era, this is one of the very few structures in India that has used red sand stone for construction that too on such a massive scale.
Red Fort: The Red Fort is one of the most popular places to visit in Delhi and one should have this place pinned to the first few. It was also constructed with a red sand stone which explains its name. This fort was built and used as an official seat for the Mughal Rulers and also to other different authorities from the year of 1648 AD.
This is one of the architectural marvels that are present in India and one can visit this fort by hiring an Agra to Delhi taxi.
Qutub Minar and Complex: The building of Qutub Minar is at a height of 234 feet and is one of the tallest individual towers that is present in the world.
It is an excellent example of the Mughal time and the brilliance of architecture that was found at that time. The very famous Iron Pillar is also a part of this complex. The most astonishing fact about the pillar is that the pillar has no rust or corrosion even after 1600 years of being built.